September 11, Hurricane Katrina: Separate and Unequal Reactions from a Compassionate Nation - Yahoo! News

It's with mixed emotions that I ponder September 11, 10 years later. I knew our nation would engulf the 2,753 WTC victims and Flight 93 and Pentagon victims with love. My fellow Americans are kindhearted. But when a big wind named Katrina drowned New Orleans four years later, killing 1,833 (confirmed) Americans, where was that compassion? It's a tale of two Americas. Two profiles in courage with a segregation of empathy. Two separate and unequal responses, two equal and opposite reactions.  911 and Hurricane Katrina: Separate and Unequal Reactions from a Compassionate Nation

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