Daily Archives: August 3, 2013

The Canonization of Trayvon Martin

WaPo: What will become of Trayvon’s hoodie, the latest piece of iconic trial evidence? Sift everything. Sift the weeks of testimony, the theatrics, the recriminations, the tears. Sift the months of noisy commentary — the relentless, pounding, grating noise. One … Continue reading

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Racial Hate Crime Double Standards

Tampa Tribune: Three teens charged in beating of 13-year-old on Gulfport bus Three teenagers were arrested Wednesday after they ganged up and beat a 13-year-old student on a Pinellas County school bus after it left Lealman Intermediate School, Gulfport police … Continue reading

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