Susan Klopfer, Our official Civil Rights Expert says:
Belzoni, Mississippi, a small Delta town once known for lynching and Saturday night gun fights, survived a tornado following Hurricane Katrina.
"We’re up here in the Delta, away from the coast where they really got it. We didn’t get the hurricane but we did get a tornado and it was pretty bad," said the owner of a used car lot at the northern edge of this cotton hamlet once known as "Bloody Belzoni."
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