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Trayvon Martin, White Denial and the Unacceptable Burden of Blackness in America

August 18, 20121 Comment

By Tim Wise March 21. 2012 By now, you probably know the shameful details, but they are worth repeating, in any event. On the evening of February 26, George Zimmerman, a self-appointed “neighborhood watch captain” in an Orlando suburb, shot and killed 17-year old Trayvon Martin. Because Martin was black. And no, don’t even think […]

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