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Racism in America: Let's talk Trayvon Martin

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A few things have happened in the last couple of weeks:

1. Muslim woman beaten to death inside her own home by racist. “A 32-year-old woman from Iraq who was found severely beaten in her California home with a note left next to her saying “go back to your country” has died. The director of the San Diego chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations said Shaima Al Awadi was taken off life support on Saturday afternoon (3/25).”


2. Women Shot and killed in Chicgo by police officer: “One of two people shot by an off-duty police detective on the West Side has died, while the other person has been charged with assault, officials said. Rekia Boyd, 22, of the 1500 block of California Avenue, was pronounced dead at 1:15 p.m. Thursday at Mount Sinai Hospital, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. The other person wounded by the detective, Antonio Cross, 39, of the 7100 block of South Ridgeland Avenue in the South Shore neighborhood, was released from Mount Sinai Hospital about being treated for a gunshot wound to the hand. Cross has been charged with aggravated assault, a misdemeanor, according to police. Police said Cross approached the detective’s car with a handgun around 1 a.m. Wednesday near the intersection of 15th Place and Albany Avenue. The detective opened fire, hitting the him in the hand but also striking Boyd in the head, according to police officials.”- WGNTV

3. Trayvon Martin shot dead by an over zealous bigot in Florida.


Yes, there's a lot going on - let's talk about it tonight.