Friday, September 16, 2005

RACISM? Socialist Worker published story about white sheriffs keeping blacks in New Orleans?

Dept. of Media . Washington City Paper: "A Bridge Too Far
by Jason Cherkis and Erik Wemple
The print media get picky about a story involving police forcing evacuees back into New Orleans.
Soon after the floodwaters engulfed New Orleans, reporters chronicled the thousands trapped at the Superdome, trapped at the convention center, and trapped on rooftops. As the days passed, news consumers had to wonder: Why couldn�t citizens just hike out of the city to the nearest patch of dry land?"

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