NOTE: I am re-blogging this post on this sad, one-month observance of Trayvon Martin’s death. A seventeen-year-old’s life was suddenly taken away from his parents, family and friends. I strongly feel he could be my kid, and I mourn his loss. I hope we all come together and fight back against this all-pervasive wrong. Let us save our kids from guns, violence and injustice.
UPDATE JULY 14, 2013. Zimmerman has been acquitted. ONLY HAPPENS IN AMERICA. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/15/us/george-zimmerman-verdict-trayvon-martin.html?hp&target=comments#commentsContainer
Update April 11.Zimmerman has been arrested and charged with a second-degree murder. Visit news athttp://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/george-zimmerman-to-be-charged-in-trayvon-martin-shooting-law-enforcement-official-says/2012/04/11/gIQAHJ5oAT_story.html
“Trayvon Martin, 17, was walking home from ain Sanford, Fla. on Feb. 26 when he was shot dead by a volunteer who had called police and reported a “real suspicious guy” wearing a hoodie.
Martin was found dead, unarmed, with a bag ofand an .
The neighborhood watch volunteer, George Zimmerman, claims he acted in self-defense and has not been arrested.”
This istoday. I therefore put it in quotes.
What is so special about the news? Which part is the one you don’t understand?
If you ask me, I understand all of it. Here’s how I understand it — point by point.
1. Trayvon Martin was…
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