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Old 03-24-2009, 09:41 PM
 
Location: Bayou City
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The relationship between New Orleans and its 'burbs have been troublesome for a very long time, especially between Metairie, parts of the West Bank, and St Bernard Parish. All the tension came to a head right after Katrina, when you had a huge flux of New Orleaneans migrating westward throughout Jefferson Parish and northward into towns north of the lake.

As a desperate and underhanded way of trying to prevent "those people" from "infiltrating" Chalmette to the east (a town about 93% white bordering a part of New Orleans' lower 9th Ward which is about the same percentage black), the city council of Chalmette attempted to pass a controversial ordinance restricting property owners from selling to anyone other than a blood relative. It got shot down vehemently though after much protest.
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