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Arrest George Zimmerman

hogula Wrote: Apr 05, 2012 6:35 PM
The stereotype that all blacks are criminals will go away on it's own when it stops being true.
obwire Wrote: Apr 06, 2012 12:50 PM
Then I suppose all White people are serial killers.
Roy323 Wrote: Apr 05, 2012 8:25 PM
hogula-"The stereotype" you speak of is unfortunately true and may take longer to dissipate than to develop; We can hope that will not be the case.

In the whole swirling political/media uproar over Trayvon Martin's shooting, only two things are indisputably clear: A 17-year-old boy is dead, and George Zimmerman shot him.

Nothing we can do can bring Trayvon back. It's clear from all versions of this event that Trayvon did not deserve to die. It is not clear whether his death is a result of murder, manslaughter or what the law calls "justifiable homicide" -- a legal term for an intentional death that is not a criminal act.

The other thing we can know for sure is that this case has exploded in the media in...