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

rama Wrote: Apr 05, 2012 3:49 PM
I've always said that the bravest people in politics are outspoken Black conservatives. Who else gets their very identity maligned because of their political views. All others can be liberal, moderate, consrvative or whatever without poeple questioning their roots or calling them traitors or sellouts. Shame on you Allison

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...