"The racism is so raw here," said Barbara Major, a community activist who co-chaired Mayor Ray Nagin's Bring New Orleans Back commission.
"People were outraged that people were dying. People been dying," she said. "They should have been outraged that children didn't get a decent education. That there wasn't decent housing here (just) like in every other city in the United States."
Tuesday, August 29, 2006
Race Relations and Katrina
Thanks to Scott Ruth for linking me to this yahoo news article about race relations before and since Katrina