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12:36 PM / Monday March 30, 2020

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You are invited to do this for Trayvon

July 29, 2013

As of Tuesday morning, one million people have signed an NAACP petition asking the Department of Justice to pursue federal and civil rights charges against George Zimmerman after he was founded not guilty in the murder of Trayvon Martin.

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Did marijuana use make Travyon Martin violent?

July 12, 2013

The instant that Sanford police officials in March, 2012 leaked to the media school records that showed Trayvon Martin had been suspended from school for possessing a trace amount of marijuana, there was little doubt that George Zimmerman’s defense attorneys would jump all over this to prove their point about Martin. 

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The Week In Bad Communication

July 5, 2013

From the Supreme Court deciding that a key provision of the Voting Rights Act was no longer needed despite a seemingly endless trail of evidence to the contrary to another Court decision that guarantees I’ll be invited to some really FABULOUS weddings in the not-to-distant future, it was a memorable week for news junkies.

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Rice appointment is fitting rebuke to GOP

June 7, 2013

President Barack Obama’s appointment of UN Ambassador Susan Rice as his National Security Adviser was a great move for two reasons. Rice has the same superb qualifications that would have made her an exemplary Secretary of State.

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Malcolm X’s triumphs still trump his tragedies

June 2, 2013

Eighty-eight years after the birth on May 19, 1925, and 48 years after the assassination of black nationalist leader Malcolm X, the tragedy and triumph of his life and work still clouds and uplifts us. The years have seen Malcolm ignored, reviled, and praised. 

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