Tag Archives: Trayvon Martin

Ron Jacobs :
BOOKS | ‘Killing Trayvons: An Anthology of American Violence’

This collection of essays, poetry, and art, much of it from the pages of CounterPunch, is provocative and enlightening. By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | November 3, 2014 In 1771 in the North Carolina colony, Justice Martin Howard … finish reading Ron Jacobs :
BOOKS | ‘Killing Trayvons: An Anthology of American Violence’

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Steve Russell :
ALEC: All power to the (corporate) people

Those who serve in legislative bodies seldom read what they vote on and virtually never write the bills they drop into the legislative sausage machine. By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | January 22, 2014 Cheap shots have been … finish reading Steve Russell :
ALEC: All power to the (corporate) people

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Prof Jay D. Jurie & Texas NAACP Pres Gary Bledsoe on Trayvon Martin

Central Florida Prof. Jay D. Jurie, left, and Gary Bledsoe, president, Texas NAACP. Rag Radio podcast:The Rag Blog‘s Jay D. Jurie andAustin attorney Gary Bledsoeon the legacy of Trayvon Martin They discuss the trial, racial profiling, the ‘stand your ground’ … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Prof Jay D. Jurie & Texas NAACP Pres Gary Bledsoe on Trayvon Martin

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Tom Hayden : Trayvon Martin and the Super-Predator Myth

Photo by Joshua Trujillo / AP Images / SeattlePI.com The super-predator myth: Trayvon died for our sins The evidence of a violently divided America can be understood in the failure of the criminal justice system, where rationality and objectivity are … finish reading Tom Hayden : Trayvon Martin and the Super-Predator Myth

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Jay D. Jurie : ‘Approved Killing’ in Florida

Emmett Till, left, and Trayvon Martin. Image from Tumblr. Intimations of Emmett Till: A ‘shocking story of approved killing’ in Florida Today the pre-1960s explicit racial ‘code’ has been supplanted by the implicit code upon which ‘profiling’ is based. By Jay … finish reading Jay D. Jurie : ‘Approved Killing’ in Florida

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Carl Davidson : Trayvon Martin, Newt Gingrich, and the ‘Race Card’

Demonstrators call for justice for Trayvon Martin. Image from AllVoices.Tragedies, crimes, and Trayvon Martin:How Newt Gingrich played the ‘race card’ By Carl Davidson | The Rag Blog | March 29, 2012 Every so often an outrage happens that lights up … finish reading Carl Davidson : Trayvon Martin, Newt Gingrich, and the ‘Race Card’

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Steve Russell : Questions of Law in the Shooting of Trayvon Martin

Trayvon Martin’s parents Tracy Martin, left, and Sybrina Fulton, at the Million Hoodie March in Union Square, New York, Wednesday, March 21, 2012. Photo from AP / Shakesville.From a lifetime in criminal justice:Questions of law raised bythe shooting of Trayvon … finish reading Steve Russell : Questions of Law in the Shooting of Trayvon Martin

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Jay D. Jurie : Trayvon Martin’s Fatal Shortcut

Travon Martin, 17, played for his high school football team.Walking while black:Trayvon Martin’s fatal shortcut By Jay D. Jurie | The Rag Blog | March 22, 2012 SANFORD, Florida — During the intermission of the NBA All-Star Game on February … finish reading Jay D. Jurie : Trayvon Martin’s Fatal Shortcut

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