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Trayvon Martin Case

Glenn Beck's Site: Trayvon Martin May Have Been Dangerous

The Huffington Post | Gene Demby | Posted 03.23.2012 | Black Voices

An ugly story may be getting uglier. The Blaze, a right-wing site started by Glenn Beck, has a post up insinuating that Trayvon Martin may have bee...

Why Gay Folks Should Care About Trayvon Martin's Case

Zach Stafford | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Zach Stafford

If you were to talk to the thousands of homeless gay youth in America on any day, you would hear innumerable stories of being in situations like this and having to negotiate their own ways to safety for looking "suspicious" because of their homelessness.

White People, You Will Never Look Suspicious!

Michael Skolnik | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics
Michael Skolnik

I will never look suspicious to you. Even if I have a black hoodie, a pair of jeans and white sneakers on... in fact, that is what I wore yesterday... I still will never look suspicious. I am white.

Trymaine Lee

Unarmed Teen 'Begging For His Life' As Town Watchman Fired | Trymaine Lee | Posted 08.12.2012 | Black Voices

SANFORD, Fla. — Police have released audio 911 tapes in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed teenager allegedly killed by a neighborhoo...

When Unarmed Teens Are Shot for 'Looking Suspicious,' We Should All Be Outraged

Dr. Boyce Watkins | Posted 05.14.2012 | Black Voices
Dr. Boyce Watkins

I found myself confused and disturbed by the shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. The use of deadly force by a neighborhood watchman is enough to create suspicion in the mind of anyone with a working brain.