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Katrina’s impact on Latinos

By Hatewatch Staff on March 21, 2006 - 4:07 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

We didn’t need another report to tell us that there was negligence and mismanagement in the federal government’s handling of the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, but we got it anyway. We didn’t need a video showing us that the Federal Emergency Management Agency and President Bush had been briefed ahead of time about the eminent threat Katrina posed to New Orleans — it was obvious from the start. What we had not seen until now is to what extent Latinos were unfairly treated before and after the devastating hurricane hit the Gulf Coast…

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