All posts tagged "trayvon martin"

  • Twice as Good

    Feb. 5 would have been Trayvon Martin's 19th birthday. Jordan Davis would have turned 19 on Feb. 16. There are too many other cases like...

  • Change Is Good

    My Facebook identity needs a change. For weeks, my profile photo has been the Trayvon Martin stylized black-and-white hoodie. My cover photo is Evgeny Feldman's...

  • Crossing Color Lines

    It feels weird how often I still find myself having to come out in little moments of my daily life — a random conversation with...

  • Evolving Identity

    In the wake of the George Zimmerman verdict, his acquittal in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, 35 LGBT groups joined a ''call for justice.''...

  • Zimmerman verdict pushes LGBT organizations to call for justice

    A coalition of LGBT-rights organizations has called for justice for Trayvon Martin after a Florida jury on Saturday acquitted George Zimmerman of the teenager’s murder....

  • Seeing Trayvon

    The man who stalked and killed Trayvon Martin is cleared of all charges, and a flood of disbelief and outrage pours across my computer screen:...

  • Everyday Racism

    Since Saturday, when George Zimmerman was found ''not guilty'' of murder or manslaughter for killing Trayvon Martin, there has been outrage from the African-American community....

  • Society's Integrated Steps

    It's a relic from America's past: poor, lonely Mayella Ewell, illiterate and abused by her father, invents a chore to lure a handsome black man...

  • Privilege Matters

    That I've had a lot of experience of casual racism doesn't come as much of a surprise given my rural Southern background. I grew up...

  • If I Had a Son

    If you think we live in a post-racial society, look at the flood of hateful comments found by blogger Charles Johnson of Little Green Footballs...