08/19/2013 09:40 am ET Updated Oct 19, 2013

What I Learned From Getting Shot - Salon.com


I haven't said or written much publicly about the shooting that nearly killed me in 2008. But a recent confluence of events -- Trayvon Martin's death, the Zimmerman trial and the public pronouncements of mostly privileged, mostly white people in the aftermath of the verdict -- has left me feeling like I have something to share.

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