Will Trayvon Martin Ever Stop Being Blamed For His Own Death?

Christopher Brown - Author
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Feb. 16 2016, Updated 1:09 p.m. ET

Trayvon Martin: the name alone should remind anyone of the of the sometimes deadly racial bias issues we face in America. If not for his unjust death, Martin would have been celebrating his 21st birthday today. However, on this date in in 2012, Martin was murdered by a neighborhood-watch zealot named, George Zimmerman. Martin was only 17 when he was shot for treading upon an all-white neighborhood in South Florida.

Usually, such an unlawful death of this nature–a grown man killing an unarmed team with little remorse (or reason)–causes public outrage and the assailant is dealt with promptly.

There certainly was outrage for Trayvon Martin’s death; but it was outrage due to the lack of justice served to Zimmerman as he is still a free man and loving life.

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