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Jesse: Trayvon Proves 'Blacks Are Under Attack'

btover Wrote: Jul 08, 2012 9:54 AM
LOL, aver is a proper choice of words, look it up! You be wrong 'bout dat bro. The entire issue is one of Trayvon Martin being in Zimmerman's personal space, up close and threatening. Zimmerman had the head wounds to back up his story. Granted T.M. is gone, so we don't have his story, but the available facts support G.Z. Yes, the family suffers, everyone suffers. But there are many many more cases of black on white muggings and assaults than whites on blacks. You just can't handle the truth, as Jack Nicholson said in film.

"Blacks are under attack," said the Rev. Jesse Jackson, irresponsibly turning the Florida shooting death of an unarmed black teenager, Trayvon Martin, at the hands of Hispanic neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman into a barometer of black-white "race-relations."

President Barack Obama, three years past his inauguration as American's first black president, weighed in, too. As when he accused the Cambridge police of "acting stupidly," Obama injected race, but this time a little less directly: "If I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon."

The implication, of course, is that race undoubtedly played a role in the death of...