By Larry Keating

Atlanta, the epitome of the recent South, is a urban whose monetary development has remodeled it from a provincial capital to a world urban, one who may bid for and win the 1996 summer time Olympics. but the truth is that the phenomenal progress of the zone over the past 20 years has exacerbated inequality, rather for African american citizens. Atlanta, town of Martin Luther King, Jr., is still probably the most segregated towns  within the United States.

Despite African American luck in profitable the mayor's workplace and regulate of the town Council, improvement plans have remained within the keep watch over of non-public enterprise pursuits. Keating  tells  a couple of  troubling tales. the improvement of the Underground Atlanta, the development of the fast rail process (MARTA), the development of a brand new stadium for the Braves, the redevelopment of public housing, and the preparations for the Olympic video games all proportion an absence of democratic procedure. enterprise and political elites missed protests from local teams, the pursuits of the terrible, and the recommendation of planners.

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