What Do We Do Now? Trayvon, Us and the Pledge


I started writing this post immediately after the Zimmerman verdict. I decided to step away from it in order to cool my emotions and write logically and analytically. Bill O’Reilly fucked that up. Don Lemon fucked that up.  The Supreme Court and the disintegration of VRA fucked that up. Moral Mondays in NC fucked that up. However, I’ve come back to the post with my head clear (as can be). Let’s read on:

George Zimmerman will not be held responsible for his actions. While Black folk shouldn’t be surprised, surely we tried to retain a bit of hope that the times would reflect change in this country and justice, whatever that looks like, would be served. Not so.

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Watch: Jury Selection for George Zimmerman Trial



This is a live stream so hopefully you can catch a significant portion of the jury selection. Keep this link in your bookmarks and check back for updates on the trial.