TITLE

'Tired of burying black boys.'

AUTHOR(S)
Engler, Mark
PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
New Internationalist;Jun2012, Issue 453, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the state of racial relations in the U.S. in light of the February 26th shooting death of African American teenager Trayvon Martin in Stanford, Florida. It comments on Florida's "Stand Your Ground" law, Martin's shooter George Zimmerman, and the American gun laws. The author states that while the U.S. public prefers to think of itself as a post-racial society, there remains a considerable amount of racial discrimination and prejudice.
ACCESSION #
76108261

 

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