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New Shocking Social Media Trend: Trayvoning

Posted on May 23, 2012 | No Comments

A new disturbing trend has taken over social media called “Trayvoning.” In a trend that seems to be following in the footsteps of planking, several white teenagers are uploading pics of themselves lying on the ground in a hoodie with Arizona ice tea and skittles.

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Trayvon Martin Case: Racism Caught Red Handed?

Posted on April 2, 2012 | No Comments

Racism in 2012 has taken on a new form. Racism doesn’t just entail lynchings and denying someone from sitting in the front of bus. Racism now has been intricately controlled in present-day by restricting and denying the advancement of minorities. What Trayvon Martin experienced that faithful night on Feb. 26 was no different.

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Is Trayvon Martin This Generation’s Emmett Till?

Posted on March 19, 2012 | No Comments

Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old African-American teen from Miami, was murdered on Feb. 26 as he was walking back to his father’s fiancé’s home from the store. He was shot and murdered by neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman. George Zimmerman called police prior to the shooting and described the youth as “suspicious.”

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