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“Stand Your Ground” Laws Are Simply Legalized Lynchings

That’s what they are… They are laws designed to make it legal for white people to kill black folks when those white people feel threatened… And there are few things more threatening to white people than Blackness. It happened when … Continue reading

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We Are Called To Love Even Morally Bankrupt Asshats Like George Zimmerman

I just heard that George Zimmerman is auctioning off the gun used to kill Trayvon Martin. My body can’t figure out whether to start breaking things or break down crying.┬áThe person who took the life of Trayvon Martin (along with┬áhis … Continue reading

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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About The Killing of the Black Teen in Florida

So you’ve probably already heard: Another unarmed black teenager was shot to death in Florida, and the man who shot and killed him once again went unconvicted of the murder. And once again, just like in Trayvon Martin’s murder that … Continue reading

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If You’re Black, “Standing Your Ground” Will Get You 20 Years

This will be short, but I’ve got to write it. I’m white. At least that’s the box I have to check when I’m filling out forms. And you know what’s awesome about being white…. Other than just about everything? Being … Continue reading

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Trayvon Martin and Dutch Ninjas

I was racially profiled in college once. For those of you don’t know, that race is…. Uh, I guess “caucasian?” I belong to the Dutch race. Netherlandic, I suppose? I don’t know–I’m a white guy. And I went to a … Continue reading

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