2017-09-26 16:35:58

Puerto Ricans Call for Aid Amid Catastrophe: "We're American Citizens. We Can't Be Left to Die"

Six days after Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico, 3.4 million U.S. citizens in the territory remain without adequate food, water and fuel. But as the massive crisis became clear over the weekend, President Trump failed to weigh in. Instead lashing out at sports players who joined in protest against racial injustice. It took the president five full days to respond with comments that appeared to blame the island for its own misfortune. DN! examines the dire situation with Puerto Rican scholar, Yarimar Bonilla.

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