Trayvon Martin (1995-2012)

A black boy was shot dead in Florida.

His killer is known, but the police refused to arrest him.

The police said they had no probable cause to arrest the killer, who claimed self-defense.

The killer was a Neighborhood Watch volunteer. He saw a black boy walking in the rain. He called 911. The dispatcher told him not to follow the boy. But he did. He approached him. They wrestled. Witnesses called 911.

Trayvon Martin was armed with a bag of Skittles and a bottle of iced tea.

A black boy was shot dead in Florida. His killer walks free.

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  1. I've been trying to think of how to cover this story for my political podcast. My first reactions ran something like a filthy-mouthed stoner comedy, where every other word is an emphatic F-word. I'm still having trouble getting beyond the emotional responses to the sheer moral debauchery that is the death and surrounding events of this innocent boy...

    And people wonder why "liberals" get so mad about "race." Well, here you go...


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