Not Looters

One  doesn’t have to a critical race theorist to be appalled at the coverage of Haiti. As soon as the quake hit, there was this strange “wait till they start the looting” part of the coverage that was strange given that… these people have no food or water. Via Ben Hale: The attached must-read essay from Professor Guy-Uriel Charles (Duke Law), sums it up nicely. “Stop calling quake victims looters,” he says, pointing out how offensive the journalistic use of the term is in the face of dire circumstances.