Washinton Post Articles shed Light on 1618 S Street

Man stabbed to death by assailant in auto. (1933, May 15). The Washington Post (1923-1954) Retrieved from http://proxyau.wrlc.org/login?url=http://search.proquest.com/docview/150479827?accountid=8285 1.    Background Within this Washington Post news article, author George Brown reports on the murder of a DC resident in which it is argued that twenty-four-year-old John Schanks was a victim of a hate crime. Schanks was at the […]

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Black Communities Redifing the Home in South Chicago

Within the seventh chapter, Home: 1230 North Burling Street, Fleming argues that a combination of misrepresentation of poverty by those who live outside the projects in combination with social fragmentation has led to a decrease in positive change within south Chicago. He states that the main point of conflict is that the residents are seen […]

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Discrimination in the Public Space: How Architecture Can Promote Intolerance

Sarah Schindler opens the first section of Architectural Exclusion: Discrimination and Segregation Through Physical Design of the Built Environment with the segment titled “Architectural Exclusion: Theory”  by focusing on the underrepresented process of architectural manipulation as a discriminatory tool. The writer claims that there is little scholarly focus beyond the realm of “regulation”  as ways to […]

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The Ignorance of Individuality

The  second section “The Placelessness of Political Theory” within City of Rhetoric, author David Fleming makes the argument that United States citizens are losing their individuality and as a result their political freedom.  The author opens the discussion by stating the fact that the United States is a democratic institution and the foundation for the […]

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