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Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman and a Willing Suspension of Disbelief

t is about race. Without race, there is no explanation for the Martin tragedy, or the reaction to it. I admit my initial reaction to Martin’s death was based on race – at least in a sense. As an African-American … Continue reading

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Justice for Trayvon Martin…and All Victims of Hate Crime?

I really tried to stay out of the Trayvon Martin case. But people are writing some really dumb things online –particularly about his choice of attire: a hoodie — and my outrage at the truly ignorant and, frankly racist, remarks … Continue reading

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