Thoughtful reflection on the Trayvon Martin shooting. And for anyone who thinks profiling doesn’t happen, watch the 2010 video. Great article John.
Unlike seemingly everyone on the planet, I didn’t follow the details of the George Zimmerman trial at all while it was going on. Other than a vague awareness of the fact that the trial was taking place, I just wasn’t paying attention. Maybe I should have been, but the spin and the anger and the speculation turned me off to the whole ordeal. As with other high-profile trials in the last few years, I decided to wait until the evidence had all been presented and a verdict reached before going back to review the case and form my own opinion.
I had not planned to write anything about the case, since there’s already been so much said, but considering I’ve already posted some other responses to the H&L Facebook page, I suppose I’ve “entered the fray” after all. So here are a few reflections on a trial that has…
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