New Orleans floodwaters can't wash away racism

Published by Andrew Hreschak in Little Idiocies
Published on 09/02/05 @ 12:13:00 am using 154 words, and has 3894 views

Boing Boing is pointing to a few flickr photos depicting flood survivorr. The photos were originally carried by the (AP) Associated Press. Both images depict flood survivors carrying/dragging what appear to be bags of food scavenged from local grocery stores.

One photo depicts a black man dragging a bag of food, with the caption "A young man walks through flood water after looting a grocery store..."

The second photo depicts a white man and woman dragging a similar bag of scavenged foodstuffs, with a caption that reads "Two residents wade through chest-deep water after finding bread and soda from a local grocery store..."

Something seems wrong here, but maybe it's just me...

You can see the original boingboing post here:
http://www.boingboing.net/2005/08/30/black_people_loot_wh.html

Contemporaneous Auditory Narcotics:
or, What my speakers are currently pumping...
Led Zeppelin - Complete Bombay Sessions

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