Katrina 2

My friends, family, and collegues are all disgusted at the response to Katrina. While our support goes out to those in New Orleans, we MUST condemn the response to this tragedy.

  • Sheila Steele 10y

    First the photo:beautiful strong -- I want to hug them all.

    Second, the content: I tuned into tom Hartman on the internet and heard accounts of how trucks with water were ready to supply the people a week ago -- and were turned back.

    The suggestion was put forward that the "other" class has seen this as an opportunity to get rid of a lot of poor people in NO and rebuild it as a Disney type theme park.

    I wish there was not so much evidence to make this a plausible thesis.
  • The Good Doctor PRO 10y

    so here is what I said on ed gordon.

    but i got it wrong to a certain extent. representatives from the federal government are using this language ON PURPOSE, to prepare people for the significant loss of life.
  • ChicagoEye 10y

    is the little baby girl crying, there? Having just contributed to a church-based relief fund and having helped my nephew rescue his mother-in-law from down there, this situation infuriates me to no end.
  • Grant Neufeld 10y

    I'm loving the photos on Flickr with people holding up simple, but important messages. Incredibly strong imagery. Thank you for this.
  • tootsie45 10y

    Powerful picture I notice CNN Monday was signing off there 30 min segments with we all in this together statement.To late !
  • spatialization 10y

    This picture says and shows it all. I like the way it brings us right THERE, stopping the flow of browsing to make us squint and read. Really makes you pause and think.
  • Rather B Singing 10y

    THIS IS A PERSONAL NOTE MAINLY - I ABSOLUTELY love this picture - you've got quite a family of photographers! It's even more thrilling since I know you and Shawn - here's a picture of how I remember you both and how I knew you and your family would "represent" and "make us think" - trying to figure out how to contact you but thanks for sharing all your photos for your "long lost friends" to see!

    P.S. Niara looks just like I remember Imani - boy has time passed quickly!!

    Tif
  • Bobby Alcott PRO 10y

    Thank you for this.
  • ::enrapture:: PRO 10y

    very touching photo! You are absolutely correct. If this doesn't make Americans wake the F- up, I don't know what will.
    Thank you for this.
  • spadea 10y

    ... Never liked the actions taken by the US govt since the WOMD issue... it just goes deeper and deeper when we think about their agenda :( and why the slow response to save these people when we already had the experience with the tsunami?? When will they learn...
  • razzlefrazzle 10y

    I was skimming through the pictures in the group and had to come back to get a closer look at this one. It is such powerful picture and statement.
  • treehousechic*8* 9y

    Very emotional!
  • matuko amini PRO 8y

    wow...powerful image.
  • LexyBackNhAwAii 8y

    I as well am disgusted and that statement is totally correct they could've been prevented. Let's get Bush out before he runs the whole place into the ground.
    Sickening how the response time was greater for the Wildfires in
    California. Katrina was waywayway more destructive.
    We love New Orleans!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Evelyn S. Oliver 7y

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  • Patrick 6y

    Excellent capture!! This image says a lot!
  • Evelyn S. Oliver 6y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Beautiful Black~, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • Evelyn S. Oliver 6y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called All memories welcome, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • joshhikes PRO 6y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called failure (oh no!), and we'd love to have this added to the group!
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