Tag Archives: Trayvon Martin

When It Started

It didn’t start with George Floyd struggling to breathe under the knee of a man in blue. It didn’t start with Breonna Taylor waking up from dreams and walking into a nightmare. It didn’t start with Atatiana Jefferson, Botham Jean, … Continue reading

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As Michael Brown is Laid to Rest . . .

As Michael Brown is laid to rest the unrest stops for a moment. It appears that people are honoring his father’s plea for a day of silence and peace. As Michael Brown is laid to rest my mind does not. … Continue reading

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Candlelight

When I arrived at the candlelight vigil for Trayvon Martin there was one other person there, a young African-American male who asked my name and then introduced himself as Ibraham, the Muslim variation of the Judeo-Christian prophet Abraham. Shortly two … Continue reading

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Not Just for Trayvon

Today in Madison, Wisconsin there was a rally with hoodie sweatshirts, the now-ubiquitous symbol for the loss of an innocent life to a warped sense of vigilante justice.  But here it was not just about Trayvon Martin, the 17 year … Continue reading

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