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Highways that destroyed Black neighborhoods are crumbling. Some want to undo that legacy – CNN

Njeri Camara, 61, can’t visit the Shreveport, Louisiana home where she was born. Like many Black homes and neighborhoods across the country in the 1960s, it was…

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(CNN)Njeri Camara, 61, can’t visit the Shreveport, Louisiana home where she was born. Like many Black homes and neighborhoods across the country in the 1960s, it was bulldozed to clear space for highways.
Camara says her parents moved when she was a baby to another Shreveport neighborhood, Allendale, where she still lives. But nowher current home is at risk of being bulldozed so that a second highway, Interstate 49, can connect directly through the city.
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