Calling into question the failure of Florida's Sanford Police Department to arrest George Zimmerman, the neighborhood-watch captain who shot to death unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, Atlantic magazine blogger Ta-Nehisi Coates presents the audiotape of the 911 call from the incident and argues that outside oversight may be needed to ensure that justice is served.
via Trymaine Lee, disturbing, disturbing stuff:
This is quite disturbing to say the least… In the first 911 call before black teenager Trayvon Martin was killed, white neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman can be heard pursuing the unarmed youngster on foot as he runs away.... Read Post
Trayvon Martin is the unarmed 17-year-old youth who died after being shot by George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch captain in Sanford, Florida. Martin was black; Zimmerman is a white Hispanic. The shooting has led to a number of ch... Read Post