The tragedy of trayvon by suzan mcdowell the one thing that is the constant in this entire disgusting experience is that trayvon martin is dead not injured not paralyzed not in a coma he's dead it's so final. Five years since trayvon martin's death on february 26 analysis: trayvon martin's death still fuels a movement five years later a search for meaning in tragedy that day at the civic center, martin's parents. Trayvon martin the name resonates with tragedy the tragedy resonates with dissent americans may reasonably differ about the fairness of the verdict that exonerated george zimmerman for killing a seventeen-year-old african-american high-school student where some see legal justice, others. The circumstances surrounding the fatal shooting of trayvon martin have wide-reaching implications and lessons for the las vegas community, panelists at a unlv forum tuesday night said the case of the 17-year-old florida teenager who was shot to death in february by a neighborhood watch captain. Tracy martin, trayvon martin's father: i'd just like to say thank you.
February 26: seventeen-year-old trayvon martin was fatally shot by a volunteer neighborhood watch captain, george zimmerman, in sanford, florida. The basic facts are this trayvon martin, a black high-school junior, was walking home after visiting a store on feb 26 in sanford florida, when george zimmerman, a white 28 year old (more on that white part later. In my komo radio commentary of march 23, 2012, i said the following about the killing of trayvon martin by george zimmerman: thinking of 17-year old trayvon the way we'd think of our own kids is exactly how to view this tragedy. Barack obama made his first public remarks on the killing of trayvon martin, saying that the florida teenager's death was a tragedy that needed to be fully investigated.
President obama says the tragedy of a black teenager killed by a neighbourhood watchman in florida should prompt national soul-searching. In recent days, reaction to the tragedy has grown like a conflagration in the national conversation: president obama said friday, if i had a son, he'd look like trayvon. Among america's most probing thinkers on race is shelby steele, senior fellow at stanford's hoover institution and author of numerous books, including a 2007 volume called white guilt his april 5 wall street journal piece on the trayvon martin episode cuts through a lot of the cant that. The title is wyd and the trayvon tragedy i agree with your assessment that the unspoken issue of the trayvon martin tragedy is the issue of violence among our young men, which boils down to the role of the father.
(ap) - six decades and myriad details separate the deaths of emmett till and trayvon martin, two black teenagers felled by violence. The lion and the lamb: the trayvon martin tragedy [eric gerard pearman] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers in the lion and the lamb: the trayvon martin tragedy, dr eric gerard pearman uses metaphors to depict george michael zimmerman and trayvon benjamin martin zimmerman is.
On the evening of february 26, trayvon martin an unarmed 17-year-old african american student was confronted, shot, and killed near his home by george zimmerman, a neighborhood watch captain in sanford, florida. Read 'tragedy' of trayvon martin latest on itv news all the world news. The fatal shooting of 17-year-old trayvon martin last month by a neighborhood-watch volunteer was a sickening and unless new facts come to light unjustified loss of an innocent life unless martin's killer, george zimmerman, had reason to. Defense attorneys claim that the tape came from florida teenager trayvon martin's cellphone and that his voice can be heard in the background. A string of misperceptions has driven the trayvon martin/george zimmerman tragedy from the very beginning, including the public misperception that perfect justice can be found in a court of law the.
5 thoughts on still in the dark: fox news continues to misunderstand the tragedy of trayvon martin. Trayvon martin was punching neighborhood watchman when he was shotflv - youtubeflv - duration: 1:01 anthony tiberius 183,216 views. Trayvon martin news and opinion tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you. By linda tarrant-reid as the world watches the parents of trayvon martin seek justice in the murder of their 17-year old son by a vigilante volunteer, we are struck by their grace tracy martin and sybrina fulton have faced tv cameras and unrelenting questions about their son and his. President obama made his first public comments friday about the trayvon martin shooting, which opened him up to approval and suspicion in this racially and politically polarized nation. But, we have to examine the trayvon martin situation because it's now a nationwide story today there were rallies planned for at least 12 american cities, all of them in support of the slain teenager and his family.