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The Media Downplay Murder When It's Black-on-White and Black-on-Black

cemab4y1 Wrote: Apr 05, 2012 10:54 AM
When dark people are murdered by a white (or mixed-race) person, everyone is ballistic. When one in 22 black males is murdered, and the majority of them by other black males, no one cares. Why are not black leaders, including the POTUS speaking up about the holocaust? More black people are murdered by black people in one year, than in the entire history of lynching!
Kali_Fred Wrote: Apr 05, 2012 11:28 AM
Come on, C, it doesn't fit their agenda. They don't give a damn who is murder by whom, UNLESS it helps propel their agenda. People like J. Jackson, A. Sharpton and obama have made careers of this type of agenda driven behavior. In the end, they only care about themselves...

Why did the Trayvon Martin case become such a huge national story?

Is it because an innocent black teenager lost his life at the hands of a man, George Zimmerman, who "racially profiled" him? Is it that the victim is black and the shooter was not? Is it because the major media push the narrative that white anti-black racism remains an "unresolved" national issue? Is it because "civil rights activist" and MSNBC host Al Sharpton demands the shooter's arrest, threatening peaceful civil disobedience and "economic sanctions"?

If violent black-white crime generates headlines, where were the media after the...