Though poor and minority neighborhoods suffered the brunt of Katrina's fury, residents living in white neighborhoods have been three times as likely as homeowners in black neighborhoods to seek state help in resolving insurance disputes, according to an Associated Press computer analysis. The analysis of Louisiana's insurance complaints settled in the first year after Katrina highlights a cold, hard truth exposed by Katrina's winds and waters: People of color and modest means, who often need the most help after a major disaster, are disconnected from the government institutions that can provide it, or distrustful of those in power. (Read the rest here...) http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20061024/ap_on_re_us/katrina_insurance_4 Does this show that African-Americans do not even feel like real Americans? Does this not spell out that Blacks are in need of reparations, so that we don't have go to Whites to take care of us? Besides that (which I know was loaded), what do you think of the fact Whites are appealing to Katrina insurance more than the poor Black populace?