Haiti has made headlines after Hurricane Matthew hit the small country. In typical desperate news fashion, headlines used this an opportunity to degrade the people of the island’s people. While the devastation from the storm was covered, one particular weather woman has gained much attention after making callous comments about the condition of the land and it’s people.
The island of Haiti has found itself in headlines once again after Hurricane Matthew veered off course and hit the small country. This caused many meteorologists to devote segments on the news covering the anticipated devastation from the storm. Jennifer Delgado, meteorologists for the Weather Channel, made some extreme statements/assumptions about the people and children of Haiti. Hear her comments below.
They take all the trees down, they burn the trees,” Delgado said. “Even the kids there, they’re so hungry they actually eat the trees. (see video below)
Black people all over twitter are sharing their concerns with Delgado’s comments and are demanding an official apology. There is even a petition to fire her (Petition). Do you think that she should be fired? Share you concerns, share your voice.
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