Day: December 23, 2008

DID WHITE VIGILANTE GROUPS BLOCKADE SMALL TOWN POST KATRINA NEW ORLEANS AND MURDER BLACKS?

Earlier this week, A.C. Thompson of  The Nation revealed that after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans in 2005, white vigilante groups patrolled the city, blockaded streets, and shot at least eleven black men. Color of Change plans on organising a campaign to force Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, and state officials to investigate the shootings, because “Louisiana’s broken law enforcement agencies have refused to investigate these crimes.” I can believe this happened.   It will be interesting to see what happens next, now that this story is all over the []

UK MUSIC: BASHY – ‘I SEE PEOPLE’

I’m not really feeling this. Bashy’s lyrical content here is conscious and thought provoking, but the messy production and the speeded up background vocals (soooo 2004) that you hear throughout only serve as a distraction. Bashy’s new album Bashy.com is out in stores now. Your thoughts please…….