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TRAYVON MARTIN KILLING
Trayvon Martin Remains a Challenge to America
Earl Ofari Hutchinson
Author and political analyst
Martin was more than just another young black male gunned down in an act of senseless violence. He became and will remain a challenge to the nation to do something about that violence.
Series Explores Life For Black Men In America
They Are the Invisible
DJ and music consultant
Maybe, in my destiny, still to come, is the bad luck of chance, the life changing or life ending meeting with the bigot boogeyman. But I'm not waiting for it or on the look out for it. To flip Ralph Ellison's script, to me, in my life, they are the invisible.
Have We Learned Anything at All? 10 Questions Unanswered by the George Zimmerman Verdict
Bishop Stacy Sauls
Chief Operating Officer, The Episcopal Church
I cannot answer the question of what happened on the night of February 26, 2012. I have no reason to question the good faith of the members of the jury. What I believe, though, is that these are the wrong questions to ask.
4 Things to Do Now to Protect Our Sons
Career Reinvention Strategist. Diversity Consultant. Internati...
This country's centuries long narrative linking black male bodies with inherent violence and criminality has stained our culture to its core and infected far too many of those who navigate within it.
Trayvon Martin Case Closes, 'Fruitvale Station' Opens All In One Racially-Charged Weekend
Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson
Dear Rich Lowry: No Shame, Trayvon Martin Is Emmett Till
Writer. Creative. Amateur Philosopher.
I don't think Trayvon Martin was some angelic youth, nor do I think he was perfect. What 17 year old boy is? I know from first hand experience teenage boys can be a loud, unruly bunch that gets into fights, make mistakes and do stupid things which hopefully they'll be able to live to regret.
The Killing of Trayvon Martin -- A World of Co-Conspirators
Veteran high school teacher and basketball coach; author, 'Stu...
Whatever the verdict and however any of us feel about it, this incident is a symptom of a sickness of which we are all a part.
Voting Rights Act, Trayvon Martin & the Sequester: 3 Reasons Why You Need to Take Action Today
Rev. Al Sharpton
President, National Action Network
For much of 2012 (and 2011 for that matter), we witnessed some of the most egregious efforts to disenfranchise minority, elderly, student and poor voters all across this country.
It Could Have Been My Brother
Junior at Howard University
No matter how "rough and tough" I behaved on the mean streets of the nation's capital, I took solace in knowing that I'd be safe and sound in my Florida home. Until Trayvon Martin died.
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Does the World Believe America Has Really Changed On Race?
Lawrence D. Elliott
Author, 'Chicken Soup for the Soul' contributor, Toastmasters ...
I guess the fact we've elected the nation's first African American President hasn't convinced them. But why should it, considering the disrespectful manner in which the opposition party has treated him.
Evoking Trayvon Martin, Partiers Allegedly Throw Bottles At Black Students
The Cornell Sun
Student newspaper, Cornell University
From Rodney King to Trayvon Martin: Let's Not Miss Another Opportunity to Progress
Rev. Al Sharpton
President, National Action Network
In the case of Trayvon Martin, we have to unite and remember that it isn't about race, but rather justice for a dead teenage boy whose only crime was walking home with a bag of skittles and an iced tea.
The Danger of Being Forever Young: An Ode to Every Child Killed Before Their Time
Tiphani N. Montgomery
Founder of KNOCKED UP NOW WHAT?, #1 Essence Magazine Bestselli...
George Zimmerman Had Accomplices. Shame We Can't Arrest Them Too
Dan Gross is President of the Brady Campaign and Center to Pre...
Don't get me wrong, I blame George Zimmerman for shooting Trayvon Martin. But I also blame the NRA and the politicians who do their bidding for putting the gun in his hands.
George Zimmerman's Notoriety Raises Concerns For Fair Trial
WATCH: O'Reilly Questions Trayvon Martin's Mom About Sharpton
The Gay Panic Defense And Trayvon Martin
Chair, GSummit; speaker; author, 'Gamification Revolution'
The shooting of Trayvon Martin is a national tragedy that has left many Americans surprised and dismayed. For students of gay rights in the United States, the emerging facts of the case, and particularly how police appear to have handled it, are eerily familiar.
Trayvon Martin Case Spotlights Florida Town's History Of 'Sloppy' Police Work
The Killing of Trayvon Martin -- A Call to Address White Privilege in Florida
Jamarah Abdullah Amani
Constitution Check: Is There a Constitutional Right to "Stand Your Ground"?
Adviser on Constitutional Literacy, National Constitution Center
As of now, "stand your ground" laws are a matter of state law only, but could in time provide the means to implement a right nationwide if self-defense were ultimately to emerge as a guaranteed right under the Constitution.
Trayvon Martin Case Spurs
Director, screenwriter, author
will be a collection of stories about the African-American, Latino, Asian and Native American experience of being suspected of being a criminal simply because of the color of their skin.
Honor Trayvon Martin's Death: Declare War on Racism
Bill Ong Hing
Professor of Law, University of San Francisco
President Obama has called for an investigation of Trayvon Martin's death. But he has to do more. He should lead the country on the war path against racism.
Thousands Gather To Hold Protest In Trayvon Martin's Hometown
Student Newspapers React To Trayvon Martin Case
We Shouldn't Make Excuses For Racism
D.C.-based progressive activist and organizer
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