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A Call to Action

The Case of Trayvon Martin

The killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, a high school student by George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watchman, has been talked about everywhere on campus! In the classrooms, inside Jester, random conversations on the elevators, you can here various opinions on this tragic event. There are petitions, protests, and investigations into the way the police handled the situation.  George Zimmerman has yet to be charged for the crime because of a “stand your ground” law.  Situations like this cause me to question the “justice “in the justice system.

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April 2, 2012 | | By Jelisa | Comments Off

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