Thursday, April 20, 2006

The hidden consequences of Hurricane Katrina...

Post Katrina: Bobby F. Spurlock, in Kenner, LA, is distressed by a judge's decision to allow his daughter to remain in Tennessee with her mother. Read the story here.

Photo: Cheryl Gerber / The NY Times. (Courtesy of Truthout).
More stories are coming out revealing the devastating effects of Katrina on the social lives of individuals and families. The story referenced here shows how Katrina made a bad situation worse. As noted here recently, there has been a significant increase in suicides as a result of Katrina.


Today's New York Times has this interesting op-ed piece on the forgotten black middle class who were victimized by Hurricane Katrina.