Find or Loot? It’s your skin color that makes the difference

Making Light: Yahoo News photos
Via Patrick and Teresa, a note on the way that pictures of the survivors getting groceries from supermarkets are described.

One couple is described as “finding bread and soda” in a grocery story.

Another gentleman is described as walking through water after “looting a grocery store.”
Take any guesses as to the varying ethnicities of the two people before looking at the pictures?