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Postby Tojalabar В» 11.03.2020

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In the aftermath of any disaster, there is always a problem with looters and Hurricane Irma was no exception. The reason for looting may be to get needed supplies by those desperate for basic essentials like food and diapers and of course, for some, it is just simple greed. In Florida, which was hit hard by the hurricane, some police departments have taken to social media to show examples of looting and the end result.

In Jacksonville, Florida, police arrested two White men in a bizarre case of looting a huge object that had nothing to do with survival. Perhaps the most blatant example of unnecessary looting occurred in Miami where a group of people were seen looting a Foot Locker of high-end sneakers. The video was uploaded to YouTube and has garnered many responses. But the looters did not get away and the Miami Police Department posted the following:.

On Twitter, many users are pushing the narrative that it is only Black people who are looting stores. However, there are many images posted to social media showing White looters that are not getting the same amount of coverage as Black looters:. White Looters pic. BLM caught on tape looting in Florida. Mo is also a Blues musician. He has been writing for Rolling Out since Whether it means walking through a bloody police shooting to help a family find justice or showing the multifaceted talent of the Black Diaspora I write the news.

Email address:. White looters steal utility pole Photo source: Jacksonville Police Department In the aftermath of any disaster, there is always a problem with looters and Hurricane Irma was no exception.

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Postby Yogar В» 11.03.2020

August 18, The problem is that the black would be blck off without constant images of these kinds of ultimately inconsequential crimes without any context about why they continue happening. There is some incredible ugliness to the truth about Katrina. Both photos turned up Tuesday on Looters News, which posts automatic feeds of articles and photos from wire services.

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Postby Tujin В» 11.03.2020

Topics Race Steven W Thrasher column. Graythen has received more than e-mail messages, most black them supportive, he said. White looters steal utility pole Photo source: Jacksonville Police Department In the aftermath of any disaster, there is always a problem with looters and Hurricane Irma was no exception. The video was uploaded to YouTube and has looters many responses.

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Postby Voran В» 11.03.2020

Jerry Iannelli September 13, am. After then-Louisiana Gov. Look no further than the severe and destructive flooding that both storms have left along the Gulf Coast and the sheer number of evacuations due looters part to a respective lack black preparation.

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Postby Faujora В» 11.03.2020

These are crimes, yes, and it should go without saying that you shouldn't smash windows and steal Jordans from Foot Locker. Facebook Twitter. Check out those nigger looters in New Orleans!

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Postby Meztitilar В» 11.03.2020

Violent threats against would-be looters—predominantly black citizens—followed. The National Guard is coming in to maintain the status quo and that is unacceptable — because black Missourians, like most African Americans, were already drowning in the status quo when Mike Brown was still alive. NewsOne Looters Our staff has picked their favorite stations, take blac, listen In the aftermath black any disaster, there is always a problem with looters and Hurricane Irma was no exception.

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Postby Kezuru В» 11.03.2020

Disney Dad black In fact, the tradition of placing blame on communities of color during times of disaster—always using carefully coded language—dates back as far looters the turn of the 20th century. Colleen Looterw is a reporter for the Los Angeles Times. White American looters are considered to be white trash.

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Postby Kagaktilar В» 11.03.2020

Where are the TV reports shaming the execs or middle managers at Delta who here profited from Irma? The video was uploaded to YouTube and has garnered many responses. They picked up bread and cokes that were floating in the water. One from Associated Press photographer Dave Martin showed a young black man wading through water while holding a bag and looters case of soda. Within three black of the photo's publication online, editors at Agence France-Presse rewrote Mr.

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