Conversely, in our public actions, the exact opposite holds true.
|You know about Hurricane Katrina... do you know about the Road Home program?|
Few people dare speak on the reality of racial differences, though Hurricane Katrina blew away years of a carefully crafted marketing strategy to create a false image of the black population in America, exposing something once widely-accepted (which helped influence our laws) by all sane people.
The image of the Huxtable family conditioned into the mind of white America was flooded with the reality of a population completely incapable of taking care of themselves only one day removed from the majority of their fellow citizens evacuating the city and the storm touching ground.
Civilization collapsed that quickly in New Orleans back in 2005.
Watching Spike Lee's documentary on Hurricane Katrina recently, I was floored by the videos of completely helpless black people who remained behind in the city (failing to evacuate) and the equally helpless black elected/appointed/hired public officials tasked with governing the city.
After finishing the documentary, I came up with a few conclusions: