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Trayvon Martin – Eugene Robinson’s take

One of my life-long friends is very confused as to why I’m talking about Trayvon Martin. I would argue that Trayvon reflects something about Black America and how it relates to America itself. From Eugene Robinson (one of the consistently brightest minds): Justice failed Trayvon Martin the night he was killed. We should be appalled and outraged, but perhaps not surprised, that it failed him again Saturday night, with a verdict setting his killer free. Our society considers young black men to be dangerous, interchangeable, expendable, guilty until proven innocent. This is the conversation about race that we desperately need to

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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A Letter to America

The Thirteeneth Juror

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