Analysis Of When The Levee Broke

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When America was faced with the news report of Hurricane Katrina, it was no secrecy that the storms movement was an American dilemma. However, the actions panned out to unveil only a fraction of the lack of affection still engrained in America’s governmental officials perspectives of Non-White citizens. August 25, 2005, Hurricane Katrina was considered a natural disaster and initially landed in Florida, according to Calvin Mackie Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering of Tulane University and resident of Algiers, as the “hurricane traveled the Gulf Coast by August 26th, it reached Category 5. Katrina left six people dead in Florida, with heavily populated areas flooded and no power.” Meteorologist Bryan Norcross reported new information that the storm was, “shifting further west perhaps, involving New Orleans metropolitan area,” he reported, “New Orleans is one of the most vulnerable hurricane places, if not the most vulnerable places in the country.” The natural aspect of the Hurricane took place yet with the landing of Katrina missing New Orleans going east causing many structural damages to homes, displacement of cars, trees, and other objects. The aftermath of…show more content…
Due to the raw images of dead people in the water and along the streets speaks volumes to victors that made it through such tragedy. The interviews of people of all different class, various nationalities, along with the images of people pleading for help gives a realistic account for what people of New Orleans encountered. I thought it was instrumental to show the interview from the various celebrities because it gave emphasis of how adversity does not discriminate towards class, a hurricane is not prejudice only social media and governmental support upholds such nature of the beast of discrimination and
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