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Right Wing Rules Black Youths Must Follow to Avoid Deserving Death

03/28/2012 04:17 pm 16:17:23 | Updated May 27, 2012

Considering the right wing reaction to the death of Trayvon Martin, I thought it might be useful to collect their wisdom and advice for black male youths:

What black youths must never do in order not to deserve to be shot to death:

  1. Wear hooded clothing
  2. Enter non-black neighborhoods without a non-black individual's permission
  3. Enter a non-black neighborhood without constant accompaniment by a non-black person
  4. Wear baggy pants or other loose-fitting clothing
  5. Sexualize themselves and thereby threaten non-blacks by wearing form-fitting clothing when walking in a non-black neighborhood
  6. Walk in non-black neighborhoods with their hands in their pockets
  7. Look other than straight ahead when passing through a non-black neighborhood for fear of raising suspicion of 'casing the joint.'
  8. Look a non-black person in the eye when confronted for walking in a non-black neighborhood for lacking the accompaniment of a non-black person or for looking from side-to-side
  9. Speak other than when spoken to when confronted by a non-black person for walking in a non-black neighborhood unaccompanied by a non-black person
  10. Display anger, annoyance or irritation at being confronted by a non-black person for walking in a non-black neighborhood unaccompanied by a non-black person
  11. Speak disrespectfully to a non-black person when accosted for walking in a non-black neighborhood with or without hooded, loose-fitting, or form-fitting clothing unaccompanied by a non-black person
  12. Run when pursued by a gun-toting non-black person when walking in a non-black neighborhood unaccompanied by a non-black person
  13. Resist or defend themselves in any way when pushed, shoved, spat upon or otherwise assaulted by a non-black person for walking in a non-black neighborhood.
  14. Resist or defend themselves in any way when accosted by a gun-wielding non-black person for walking in a non-black neighborhood
  15. Die other than quietly when a non-black person pursuing them shoots them.
  16. Have loved ones publicly display horror, grief, or outrage when they are murdered by a non-black person for walking unaccompanied by a non-black person in a non-black neighborhood.