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STATEMENT ON FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF TRAYVON MARTIN’S DEATH

At the one-year anniversary of his untimely death, the NAACP mourns the loss of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. On February 26, 2012, Martin, an unarmed teen, was shot to death by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman. The case has drawn national attention to issues of racial profiling and the devaluation of black men's lives by law enforcement:  Zimmerman wasn't arrested until 44 days after Martin's de ...

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Dumb, dumber and stupid

To all of my faithful readers out there, I would first like to say that I have certainly missed all of you. Due to an unforeseen and untimely illness I was forced to take a rather unpleasant hiatus from writing, but thanks to the marvels of modern medicine, I am back, and back with a vengeance. ...

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