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As someone who was living in Washington, D.C., during the riots following the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., I was appalled to hear a local minister being interviewed on NPR equate Trayvon Martin's death to the deaths of King and Medgar Evers, another civil-rights leader who was assassinated.
Her comment raises a serious question. If George Zimmerman is acquitted of killing Trayvon Martin, will the black community resort to violence? I hope it doesn't, as doing that would only reinforce racist views.
The same leaders who have led the fight for justice for Trayvon Martin... read more

 
5 June 2013 in Editorial, Views: 4
 


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