Bonus Episode: Katrina, 15 Years Later : Code Switch It's hurricane season, so this week, we're bringing you a bonus episode, from the Atlantic's Floodlines podcast. On this episode, "Through the Looking Glass," host Vann R. Newkirk II looks at the way the media distorted what was happening in New Orleans in the days after the storm, scapegoating Black people for the devastation they were subjected to.
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Bonus Episode: Katrina, 15 Years Later

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Bonus Episode: Katrina, 15 Years Later

Bonus Episode: Katrina, 15 Years Later

Bonus Episode: Katrina, 15 Years Later

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It's hurricane season, so this week, we're bringing you a bonus episode, from the Atlantic's Floodlines podcast. On this episode, "Through the Looking Glass," host Vann R. Newkirk II looks at the way the media distorted what was happening in New Orleans in the days after the storm, scapegoating Black people for the devastation they were subjected to.

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