Fired sergeant: Trayvon Martin targets were “no-shoot training aids”

Showing up to work with targets that resemble Trayvon Martin is not a smart decision. So, why did a police sergeant in Brevard County, Florida, do just that?! Sergeant Ron King is now out of a job due to his actions. Officials with Port Canaveral said a police sergeant has been fired after he brought […]

White people: check your privilege when talking about the Trayvon Martin tragedy

On Monday morning, I did a status update on my personal Facebook profile that said: “White privilege: being able to shoot an unarmed teenager and not be arrested and/or charged with a crime.” Two friends of mine, both of which have proclaimed themselves to be liberal/progressive individuals who are tolerant/aware of racial disparities and other […]

Cartoon shows President Barack Obama using Trayvon Martin for political gain

The above cartoon was posted at Townhall.com, and depicts President Barack Obama using the murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin for political gain. To be sure, this isn’t the first time this lazy political cartoonist has exploited conservative feelings about race and black activists calling racism into question. It’s so easy to continue to pander to […]

“If he had answered him in the appropriate manner,…there wouldn’t be any problem.”

Editor’s note: I meant to publish this on Friday, but I got sidetracked by a night in the ER and a busy weekend.  Those were the words of Frank Taaffe, a friend of George Zimmerman, who shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin after a confrontation with the unarmed black teen. Taaffe (left) last week went […]