George Zimmerman found not guilty of murdering Trayvon Martin. Many Americans want to see the Trayvon Martin case as a potential learning experience. I do not think this is likely because we are so resistant to the only real solution, which involves everyone getting out of our comfort zones. The trial is probative. The attempt […]
Trayvon Martin Killer Found Not Guilty Trayvon Martin did not deserve this verdict. I try to remain race neutral as much as possible as it is hard enough to be listened to outside the veil of the skin. This one is hard. In a gun crazy country, being a man or boy walking in black […]
My first stop in America was a little town called Brenham, TX in 1979. It is home of the Texas famous Blue Bell Ice Cream and Blinn Junior College. My ticket to study engineering in America was based on a music scholarship, but that’s another subject. I was a wet behind-the-ears black kid that spoke […]
Desire Grover, a General Newspaper Reporter and prolific CNN iReporter wrote a rather poignant open letter to Mr. George Zimmerman, killer of Trayvon Martin. She writes. Dear Mr. George Zimmerman, How does it feel to be on trial? How does it feel to have people label you and judge you without “knowing” you? It couldn’t […]
Trayvon Martin’s Trayvon Martin’s murder by racist security guard George Zimmerman illustrates the dangers of racial profiling.urder by racist security guard George Zimmerman illustrates the dangers of racial profiling.