Via Ashok Parameshwaran
There is a brewing controversy over two very similar images, showing people from two different racial backgrounds.
The caption for the image of black people reads:
A young man walks through chest deep flood water after looting a grocery store in New Orleans on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2005. Flood waters continue to rise in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina did extensive damage when it made landfall on Monday. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
The caption for the image of white people reads:
Two residents wade through chest-deep water after finding bread and soda from a local grocery store after Hurricane Katrina came through the area in New Orleans, Louisiana.(AFP/Getty Images/Chris Graythen)
What do you think? Was the difference in reporting intentional or unintentional?