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Walking While Black in the 'White Gaze' - NYTimes.com
September 1, 2013, 7:00 pm 172 Comments
Walking While Black in the ‘White Gaze’
By GEORGE YANCY
discrimination  philosophy  racial_profiling  African-Americans  Trayvon_Martin  MLK  race  ethnicity 
september 2013 by jerryking
Shelby Steele: The Decline of the Civil-Rights Establishment - WSJ.com
July 21, 2013 | | WSJ | SHELBY STEELE.

The Decline of the Civil-Rights Establishment
Black leaders weren't so much outraged at injustice as they were by the disregard of their own authority.
Shelby_Steele  Trayvon_Martin  civil_rights  African-Americans  injustice  decline 
july 2013 by jerryking
White supremacy, meet Black rage - Salon.com
Jul 14, 2013 | Salon | by Brittney Cooper, an assistant professor of Women's Studies and Africana Studies at Rutgers University.
race  racism  white_supremacy  Trayvon_Martin  African-Americans  rage  James_Baldwin 
july 2013 by jerryking
Guns, money, sex: Zimmerman saga mired in bizarre twists - The Globe and Mail
Paul Koring

Washington — The Globe and Mail

Published Tuesday, Jul. 17 2012
Trayvon_Martin 
july 2012 by jerryking
Trayvon Martin’s parents: symbols of dignity, grace and compassion - The Globe and Mail
JUDITH TIMSON | Columnist profile | E-mail
From Friday's Globe and Mail
Published Thursday, Apr. 12, 2012
Judith_Timson  Trayvon_Martin  race_relations 
april 2012 by jerryking
Shelby Steele: The Exploitation of Trayvon Martin - WSJ.com
April 6, 2012 | WSJ | by Shelby Steele.

The absurdity of Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton is that they want to make a movement out of an anomaly. Black teenagers today are afraid of other black teenagers, not whites.
Shelby_Steele  Trayvon_Martin  Jesse_Jackson  Al_Sharpton  African-Americans 
april 2012 by jerryking
Considering the Sad, Violent Death of Trayvon Martin — Letters to the Editor - WSJ.com
April 4, 2012 | WSJ | Letter to the editors by Rick Nagel.

Regarding Juan Williams's "The Trayvon Martin Tragedies" (op-ed, March 28): The marchers are asking that George Zimmerman, who shot Martin, be arrested immediately and, if the facts justify, charged and tried. That goal is a narrow, short-term one, achievable through protest. Black crime, failing schools, single parenthood in the black community and the rap culture's pervasive influence are far more difficult issues for policy makers and cannot be redressed in the short term, certainly not through marches.

Mr. Williams reinforces the image of a dysfunctional black culture pervaded by crime, illegitimacy, poverty and ignorance in the guise of decrying it. That is not the image that I have of the thousands of black students I taught and knew in my 36-year teaching career. They are entrepreneurs, fund managers, attorneys, teachers, social-service providers, carpenters and hospital administrators. They are not out on the street committing crimes or in prison. They are not collecting welfare. Rather, they are contributing to the well-being of the communities in which they live; they are working to support their families, and they are doing all they can to see that their values become those of their children.
letters_to_the_editor  African-Americans  Trayvon_Martin  dysfunction  values  role_models  thug_code 
april 2012 by jerryking
Press Ignores Routine Black Success Stories
April 4, 2012 | WSJ | Letter to the editor by Uwe Siemon-Netto.
Rick Nagel's response (Letters, March 31) to Juan Williams's "The Trayvon Martin Tragedies" provides a sad testimony of the current state of journalism. Why do we read and hear so little of those black "entrepreneurs, fund managers, attorneys, teachers" who once studied under Mr. Nagel and similar teachers?
Trayvon_Martin  African-Americans  Al_Sharpton  letters_to_the_editor  Jesse_Jackson  journalism  clichés  role_models 
april 2012 by jerryking
The Trayvon Martin Tragedies - WSJ.com
March 27, 2012,| WSJ |By JUAN WILLIAMS.

The Trayvon Martin Tragedies
The recent killing of Trayvon Martin needs more investigation. But where's the outrage over the daily scourge of black-on-black crime?
Trayvon_Martin  killings  African-Americans 
march 2012 by jerryking

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