Esther Kaplan is editor of the Investigative Fund at the Nation Institute, and author of With God on Their Side: George Bush and the Christian Right.
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Three New Orleans police officers and two former officers were indicted Friday in the shooting death of Henry Glover, an African-American resident of New Orleans who bled to death while in police custody in the days after Hurricane Katrina struck. The Nation broke the story of his suspicious death last year.
Justice may finally be imaginable for Edna Glover and her family. The charred remains of her son Henry were discovered in the burnt hulk of a car on a levee overlooking the Mississippi River a week after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans. But she'd never gotten any answers.