“Fucking punks,” Zimmerman told the police dispatcher that night. “These assholes. They always get away.” SO TRUE IT’S PAINFUL. AND SO PREDICTABLE IT HURTS. — Gary Younge

Trayvon Martin

Open season on black boys after a verdict like this

Calls for calm after George Zimmerman was acquitted of murdering Trayvon Martin are empty words for black families

BY 

Appeals for calm in the wake of such a verdict raise the question of what calm there can possibly be in a place where such a verdict is possible. Parents of black boys are not likely to feel calm. Partners of black men are not likely to feel calm. Children with black fathers are not likely to feel calm. Those who now fear violent social disorder must ask themselves whose interests are served by a violent social order in which young black men can be thus slain and discarded.

In THE GUARDIAN

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