Friday, September 09, 2005
LOOTING IS IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER...
The other night on Tavis Smiley, two photos were shown to the audience
...the photos reproduced here.
Photo no. 1 is of a white couple wading through chest deep water with some supplies they had taken from a nearby store. The caption on that photo, fed throughout the world on the newswires is: "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)"
Photo No. 2 is of a black man, wading through chest deep water with some supplies he had taken from a nearby store. The caption on THAT photo on the newswires is: "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) "