One of the most tragic stories of loss of life during Hurricane Sandy involves the death of Brandon and Connor Moore, ages two and four. Their mother, Glenda Moore, was caught in the storm and sought shelter after her SUV was hit by flood waters. She begged a man to let her and the children into his home for shelter, but he refused. She was out in the storm for hours, and eventually the hurricane swept the boys from her grasp.
Was race a factor in the white homeowner’s decision not to allow a mother and her two young boys to take shelter from the storm in his home? Check out the video below, and let us know if you think this guy’s story is suspect. He claims that he only saw a man come to the door, and later adds–after finding out that the children were killed–that they shouldn’t have been out in the storm anyway.
Was this just a racist white man who refused shelter to a Black woman and her children? Let us know what you think!