Hurricane Katrina Injustice

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Simon Tam once said , “Let's make progress justice a process, not an afterthought.” When a terrible event happens people should know that they are going to be given fair treatment by their government. Everytime I turn on my television to watch the news channel there is always a new headline story about someone who has faced some type of injustice by the government. The shooting death of Trayvon Martin, Hurricane Katrina and the election of President Obama are just a few in the recent years. Trayvon Martin was a 17 year old who was shot in killed while walking. The man who killed him name is George Zimmerman; he thought that Trayvon looked suspicious so he called the police. The police dispatcher told George Zimmerman to remain in his vehicle …show more content…
Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, La on August 29, 2009. It destroyed most of New Orleans. It left many people stranded and out of work so they had no money and resorted to do anything they had to do to feed their families. Hurricane Katrina also showed that the government failed to help new citizens of New orleans and used the money for other things instead of helping them. Hurricane Katrina is a very hard topic to talk about in the south because so many people were affected, including my family and I. After Hurricane Katrina happened some of my family moved from New Orleans to North Mississippi. They had very little when they came so we came together as a family and helped as much as possible. A few years after Hurricane Katrina , we started realizing that the government wasn’t helping much in trying to improve the situation of the people who were affected by Hurricane Katrina. For example , people were stuck on rooftops of houses and left hungry for sometimes weeks. It is the government’s responsibility to help out the people if a disaster happens. It was proven that some politicians were given money and they sometimes did not use the money to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina. Although Hurricane Katrina. Hurricane Katrina helped me realize how important having a good relationship with your family is. The government had not been as helpful as they should have been and that is one thing that President Obama was hoping to

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