New York Times columnist Brent Staples charges that the death of Trayvon Martin is reflective of the criminalization of black males, regardless of their age. Some people see black men in public and surmise where they might be in their lives -- a businessman dressed for the gym or a pimple-faced hoodie-wearing teen on the way to school -- while others, like George Zimmerman, simply see the dangerous black male stereotype despite appearances that prove otherwise.
Atlanta News, Weather, Traffic, and Sports | FOX 5 Spokesman For The Civil Rights Pharisees Of Metro Atlanta Inc "Despite the public pressure to postpone our viewing party for the "Justice For Trayvon Martin / Live & Hip Hop In Atla... Read Post
As the investigation continues into the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, a picture of his 28-year-old killer George Zimmerman has emerged as a wannabe cop who was obsessed with young black men he felt were targeting his neighbor... Read Post
You can’t be serious : The head of the Southern Baptist Convention’s public policy arm condemns the response of many black leaders to the Trayvon Martin case as “shameful.” Some black pastors within the nation’s largest Protestant d... Read Post