ClearingHouse Review

Journal of Poverty Law and Policy

Left Behind Before Katrina and Left Behind After

William P. Quigley
There is No Such Thing as a Natural Disaster: Race, Class, and Hurricane Katrina, edited by Chester Hartman and Gregory D. Squires, answers the question of why those left behind after Hurricane Katrina were overwhelmingly poor people of color. According to There Is No Such Thing, Katrina should be used as an opportunity to create a more just community.