Tag Archive: George Zimmerman

The Conspiracy Theorist’s Form of Blind Justice

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It doesn’t surprise me that a lot people were disappointed by the acquittal of George Zimmerman – the Martin family in particular. They believed, as most parents would in the same situation, that the man who shot their 17 year-old child deserved to be held accountable in some meaningful way for the taking of their…

The New Meaning of Justice

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Since the day Trayvon Martin was shot, all I’ve heard are screams for “justice.”  What exactly does that mean? According to my dictionary, justice means, “n. 1.a. The principle of moral rightness; equity.  b. Conformity to moral rightness in action or attitude; righteousness.  2. The upholding of what is just, esp. fair treatment and due…

Trayvon Martin – The Cast of Characters

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On February 26th, I was no where near the shooting of Trayvon Martin so I have no idea what happened.  I don’t know Trayvon; I don’t know George Zimmerman.  I don’t know if Trayvon did anything to provoke George and I have no idea what went on in George’s head or heart so I have…

Peeling the Onion Known as Trayvon Martin

After you finish this bonus article inspired by recent events, we hope you’ll also enjoy It’s Time to Focus on Current Events. In the beginning, we were told that Trayvon Martin, who was shot and killed by George Zimmerman, was a model student and a credit to his race. We were told that he had…

In Cold Blood?

Justice For Trayvon

I read an op-ed in the New York Times the other day about the Trayvon Martin shooting.  The writer, an author named Rich Benjamin, was mainly talking about his dislike of gated communities where residents, he says, develop a bunker mentality and see outsiders – “the young, the colored and the presumably poor” – as…