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Justice for Trayvon Martin in the New Jim Crow era

Justice for Trayvon Martin in the New Jim Crow era

In the midst of the George Zimmerman case for the killing of Trayvon Martin, I being a Black Woman can’t help but feel a great amount of fury. If the circumstances were turned and Trayvon had been a white boy, there would be no pause in the prosecution.

Some think we are living in a post-racist society, the truth is racism, sexism and classism still fuels this country. We must never forget, the United States was created on the terrorism by white men against the natives, they stole, killed and raped the natives of their land and people.

Then we were brought here to work as slaves, our women to be raped and used as birthing vessels. To build this country we are so deprived of…

As long as man practices hate, greediness and counter intuitive laws, this country will never be right. The ellusion of a justice system for all is blinding to those miscued.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zEUqCbtRWT8

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