The trial is underway…had to repost as a preface and prologue
A small sense of relief has been offered with the arrest of George Zimmerman, accused of shooting and killing unarmed teenager, Trayvon Martin. A self proclaimed neighborhood watchman, he allegedly decided to investigate a suspicious looking Black male, even after the 911 dispatcher advised him to cease pursuit. After the shooting, Zimmerman was not arrested or considered a perpetrator of violence until now, some 45 days later.
Many would say that if Zimmerman were Black and Trayvon were White, he would have pretty much been thrown under the jail, prosecuted, and possibly sentenced to death. This is an unfortunate truth and history of America; as many White’s in this country could kill a Black person and resume their lives as if nothing happened. Reminiscent of Emmitt Till, the 15 year old young man who was accused of “whistling” at a White woman – tortured and drowned so much so that…
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