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:
The death of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed teen who was shot while walking in his neighborhood in Sanford, Florida, has sparked allegations of racial profiling and calls for the gunman to be charged. Federal prosecutors and the FBI wil... 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