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A.C. Thompson

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A.C. Thompson

A.C. Thompson is an award-­winning journalist on the staff of ProPublica


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A federal jury found three New Orleans police officers guilty in the shooting, burning and cover-up of the death of Henry Glover. Two officers were acquitted.

Television news reports are casting new light on the violence that
flourished in New Orleans in the anarchic days after Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

After a report in The Nation revealed how white residents of New Orleans shot at African-American men in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the city's police will launch an investigation.

Rep. John Conyers expressed concern and a California activist group called for investigations of vigilante violence in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.

Did New Orleans police play a role in the grisly death of Henry Glover?

White vigilante justice tore through New Orleans after the storm. But no official investigation has shed light on the violence.

Allied 'surgical strikes' in Kosovo in 1999 created environmental hotspots yet to cleaned up; the same might happen in Afghanistan.