Racist Media Reports on Katrina- Black People Loot, White People Find

While visiting Booker Rising, I came across this story.

Here are two pictures of victims of Hurricane Katrina doing what they have to in order to survive. Both pictures feature people wading through chest high flood waters carrying with them food and water they have taken form local grocery stores. That is about where the similarity ends.

As you can see the survivor in the top photo is black, while the bottom picture has two white survivors. But what is most perplexing is the difference in the captions.

The caption describing the Black man states:

A young man walks through chest deep flood water after looting a grocery store in New Orleans…

But the caption describing the white storm victims says the following:

Two residents wade through chest-deep water after finding bread and soda from a local grocery store after Hurricane Katrina came through the area in New Orleans…

So much for a “Culturally Sensitive” liberal media.


The photo of the White’s who “found thier groceries” has been removed and Yahoo News has posted a statement in regards to the wording controversy. (Click Here to read) Meanwhile the picture of the Black “Looter” is still up!

What gives?

You can also read Salon.com story on the wording issue.

Craig DeLuz

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