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Travon Martin: "Guilty of Walking While Black"

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Racist attitudes constitute a poison within American Society. Will we come together as a people to find an antidote for this poison that decreases the social distance between Americans? Will we be able to share common dreams and aspirations for a better life? To continue the current discrimination that disproportionately places African-Americans on death row and in prison, where they serve longer prison sentences than other racial populations, is to ensure that the poison will spread. Meanwhile, let each of us try to feel

the pain of Travon's loved ones at his not only being murdered, but convicted of "walking while Black."

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Bill Honer has served as a Consultant to the California State Department of Education and the Office of the Hawaii Attorney General, along with non-profit agencies in Hawaii, California, and Costa Rica. In addition to writing comprehensive business (more...)
 

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They deserve our sympathy, compassion, and much mo... by Bill Honer on Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013 at 7:16:32 AM
Is a comment racist merely because it speaks truth... by David McElroy on Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013 at 8:56:17 AM
As amatter of fact, I believe her comments about e... by Bill Honer on Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013 at 1:35:04 PM
we are all still stuck with this absurdly unjust, ... by Robert S. Becker on Monday, Jul 22, 2013 at 3:30:09 PM