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Re-Nigging on the Promises: #Justice4Trayvon


Another black life cut, Another blog.

The Crunk Feminist Collective

Another Black kid is dead.

This time it’s 17 year old Trayvon Martin.

His life snuffed out at the hands of an overzealous, trigger happy white neighborhood watch commander named George Zimmerman, who thought Trayvon looked “suspicious” as he walked back to his father’s home in a suburban Florida neighborhood with a pack of skittles and an iced tea for his little brother. Trayvon was unarmed; Zimmerman was packing a semiautomatic weapon.

How do we make sense of the senseless?

From the facts alone, it is clear that Zimmerman presented the real threat. But it has now been two and a half weeks since the shooting, and Sanford Police Department has declined to charge Zimmerman with a crime. Law enforcement officials claim they have no evidence to dispute Zimmerman’s claim that he acted in self-defense.

Apparently an unarmed, dead Black teen is not evidence enough.  If this were 1912 and…

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One comment on “Re-Nigging on the Promises: #Justice4Trayvon

  1. Hi, I nominated you for a Sunshine Award.
    http://silentlyheardonce.wordpress.com/2012/03/16/sunshine-award/

    And why is Zimmerman still on the streets. Why isn’t anything in my daily news today about Zimmerman being picked up. justice blindness is one sided.

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