Racism in the media

This is a perfect illustration of the kind of racism that continues to influence how black people are perceived and treated in this country. The black kid ìlootedî a grocery store, but the white kids ìfound food.î

Check out these links:

http://news.yahoo.com/photo/050830/480/ladm10208301530
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A young man walks through chest deep flood water after looting a grocery store in New Orleans on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2005. Flood waters continue to rise in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina did extensive damage when it made landfall on Monday. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

http://news.yahoo.com/photo/050830/photos_ts_afp/050830071810_shxwaoma_photo1
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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, Louisiana.(AFP/Getty Images/Chris Graythen)


Posted by loni on 09/01 at 02:19 PM in Racism / Prejudice

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