*Perhaps I’m on the late freight about this one but regardless the story is simply outrageous and further confirms Kanye West’s statement, “George Bush (substitute that for the government) doesn’t like Black people.”

The madness that ensued shortly after Katrina hit was like no other experience one could imagine, next to slavery. Police officers were shooting at will anyone they perceived was endangering them or others around them as well as looters.

The controversy is that officers were told by their superiors to take this stand. They were told to shoot looters. (more…)