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Racial Profiling in the Post-Trayvon Era

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George Zimmerman Found Not Guilty Of Trevon Martin Shooting by zennie62

The jury in the Florida case of George Zimmerman has found him not guilty of murder or manslaughter in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. So now Zimmerman walks free, and will likely be rewarded with book deals and other lucrative offers. And people around the country - and the world - have been shown that you can shoot an unarmed black teenager and get away with it.

Zimmerman's acquittal appears to make a case for racial profiling. And that is very, very dangerous. Zimmerman pursued Martin because he thought the young black man seemed out of place in the neighborhood, and therefore threatening. I doubt he would have caught Zimmerman's eye if Trayvon were a white kid dressed in a preppie sweater.

Furthermore, Zimmerman's supporters have been all over social media in recent weeks defending the unfair profiling. For example:

beachcomber @anniebrown00
It is not racial profiling, it is situational profiling. So many blacks are criminals.

FreeDegree @LawatStPenn
@msnbc If NAACP want no profiling, change way young men act n their attire!

The above tweets (two drops in a very big bucket) propagate the myth that blacks are more prone to bad behavior, and that racial profiling is therefore justified. This mindset is not only inaccurate but downright dangerous.

Crime statistics are often misinterpreted and misunderstood, as African-American writer Chauncy DeVega explained in an essay last year:

The black people commit more crime canard is a fallacy of both process and outcomes. African Americans are subject to discrimination in the legal system at every level. As documented by The Sentencing Project, and detailed in such works as Race, Crime and the Law, and The New Jim Crow, African Americans are more likely to be stopped by police without cause, to be more aggressively questioned, receive longer and more severe charges for the same crimes as white defendants, and to have fewer resources to defend themselves in court.

As compared to white neighborhoods, black and brown communities are also subject to more severe surveillance and aggressive police tactics. Moreover, the disproportionate number of minorities in the criminal justice system can be largely explained by the War on Drugs. In total, if white communities were subject to the same type of aggressive police tactics as black and brown communities, the number of white people in prison would skyrocket.

The data is very telling here. While people of color are the prime targets of such policies as "stop and frisk" and racial profiling, it is in fact white people who are far more likely to be both drug users and to be in possession of narcotics at a given moment. This reality signals to a larger social phenomenon: black individuals who commit crimes are representative of their whole communities, crime is racialized, and there is no qualifier of individual intent. All black people are deemed suspicious and guilty because of the deeds of the very few.

In contrast, white people who commit crimes are unique individuals: the criminals who destroyed the global economy, a group of white men, were not taken as representative of the entire white community. There is a long list of crimes such as domestic terrorism, serial murder, child rape, sedition, treason, and financial fraud that are almost exclusively the province of white people. But again, whites as a group are excluded from suspicion or indictment as a "criminal class."

Racial profiling is a waste of time and can make us less safe. Multiple studies have shown that when police focus on factors such as race, they tend to pay less attention to actual criminal behavior. This is a dangerous trend that can inhibit effective law enforcement and ultimately endanger the lives of all persons who depend on law enforcement for protection.

Furthermore, a 2004 report by Amnesty International provides overwhelming evidence that racial profiling is not only ineffective and counterproductive in finding the real criminals, but that it also encourages hate and undermines national unity. The report was based on six public hearings nationwide and more than a year of intensive research. And, given the racial tension we see in the aftermath of Trayvon Martin's death, it is as timely now as ever.

We will be much better protected if law enforcement and security personnel (including neighborhood watch volunteers like Zimmerman) focus on what people are actually doing, and not on what they look like.

 

Mary Shaw is a Philadelphia-based writer and activist, with a focus on politics, human rights, and social justice. She is a former Philadelphia Area Coordinator for the Nobel-Prize-winning human rights group Amnesty International, and her views (more...)
 

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The basis of your entire blog is wrong:" Zimmerman... by Bill Johnson on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 8:44:05 AM
Other than the fact that the boy was black and wea... by Shireen Parsons on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 1:03:19 PM
You might want to check your facts. It was NOT an ... by Lauretta Gordon on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 1:18:28 PM
I never said it was an all white neighborhood. Whe... by Bill Johnson on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 1:54:54 PM
 Reading is fun-damental.... by comncents on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 4:52:12 PM
Zimmerman lived there who is a Hispanic. Martin's ... by Joe Reeser on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 1:53:22 PM
Your absurd statement gave me a laugh. One needed ... by Marta B on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 8:44:57 PM
Yes there are certainly "white" European Latinos. ... by Art Costa on Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013 at 6:49:23 AM
that a 6' 4''  STRANGE man of any colo... by Gary Glaxon on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 3:29:40 PM
On top of which the neighborhood wasn't all White.... by Bob W Ryley on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 8:01:20 PM
When you claim Zimmerman was not racially profilin... by Richard Pietrasz on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 1:10:52 PM
The facts came out in the trial. You can choose to... by Bill Johnson on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 1:14:05 PM
One can only speculate whether or not Zimmerman wa... by Richard Pietrasz on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 1:28:51 PM
Apparently you are not keeping with things.George ... by Bill Johnson on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 1:57:05 PM
Zimmerman did not give depositions. He gave a TV ... by Bob W Ryley on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 8:04:50 PM
now the trial is over, it looks unlikely it was RA... by comncents on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 5:09:37 PM
...but to the opposite end and yet you don't seem ... by Joe Reeser on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 1:57:56 PM
1) The article is about racial profiling, not abou... by Richard Pietrasz on Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 10:06:46 PM
How about a concerned citizen with an opinion. Per... by Bill Johnson on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 2:13:16 PM
I think you have done a very fine job in dismissin... by anna kakol on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 3:48:38 PM
Can't differentiate "Help" shouted by a black man ... by BFalcon on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 1:10:55 PM
You are precisely, and 100% Correct !!!... by imagrandpa on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 1:38:07 PM
Was this author a witness? Wa... by Gary Glaxon on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 2:15:34 PM
REASONABLE DOUBT!... by Gary Glaxon on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 2:17:26 PM
My decision is justifiable homicide based on self ... by Bill Johnson on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 3:07:28 PM
The 911 tapes were not admitted but everybody's he... by Chris Robinett on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 5:24:34 PM
 Are you professing the judge to be racist?... by Gary Glaxon on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 7:15:09 PM
"George immediately called the police. He did the ... by Maxwell on Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 7:52:09 AM
There is no evidence that Zimmerman was attempting... by Doc McCoy on Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 9:39:00 AM
Zimmerman's account of the events is all we have t... by Maxwell on Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 2:34:55 PM
I disagree that Zimmerman was the "aggressor" simp... by Doc McCoy on Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 7:32:30 PM
My gut feeling is Zimmerman's account was less tha... by Maxwell on Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013 at 8:01:54 AM
I also believe that, this quote from earl orfani H... by E. T. SIMON on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 9:34:46 AM
You are stranded in the middle of nowher... by Gary Glaxon on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 2:27:42 PM
I live in a mixed neighborhood. So many different ... by E. T. SIMON on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 3:10:47 PM
It's AN answer. On the order of a qu... by Gary Glaxon on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 4:46:19 PM
That an appropriate response to your situation may... by Maxwell on Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 7:59:00 AM
This case has such a high profile because the powe... by Clark on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 9:49:51 AM
Does he say, the powers PRETEND to inspire ... by Gary Glaxon on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 3:12:01 PM
Another person actually has an open mind and makes... by Bill Johnson on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 12:19:47 PM
I totally agree with her article. And I sincerely ... by Stephen Zimmett on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 1:10:12 PM
And if Zimmerman is shot dead that would you and a... by Bill Johnson on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 1:15:44 PM
Trayvon acted the way he did because he assumed Zi... by imagrandpa on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 1:41:21 PM
And that is why Trayvon violently attacked George ... by Bill Johnson on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 2:00:59 PM
...attack innocent people and blame it all on the ... by Guglielmo Tell on Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 11:49:24 AM
Prior to this incident is there any evidence that ... by Bob W Ryley on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 8:09:07 PM
I believe Zimmerman's story that he only drew his ... by sesquiculus on Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013 at 8:26:41 AM
Zimmerman shot dead? Quite the opposit... by Marta B on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 9:06:28 PM
That is sick revenge of you. Really deranged sick.... by Bill Johnson on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 9:12:00 PM
I LOVE it! You just accused us all of wanting Z to... by Marta B on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 10:02:52 PM
Stephen Zimmett said:" And I sincerely believe tha... by Bill Johnson on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 11:22:45 PM
That's all the verdict means.  But, with your... by Richard Pietrasz on Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 10:20:05 PM
the sweetheart?... by Gary Glaxon on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 9:37:51 PM
yes, I am. ... by Marta B on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 10:03:35 PM
1. Mohammad, 2. Moses, 3. racists, 4. for-hire, 5.... by Shireen Parsons on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 1:17:21 PM
"profiling," means "the   use   of ... by Daniel Geery on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 2:25:51 PM
African Americans have gotten the socioeconomic sh... by Maxwell on Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013 at 11:23:57 AM
but don't believe I argued that "getting mugged o... by Daniel Geery on Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013 at 3:27:43 PM
Tell it to Trayvon's mother and beware is she has ... by Guglielmo Tell on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 7:38:12 PM
RE: Trayvon was peeking into others windowsSite th... by Marta B on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 9:58:36 PM
... by Lester Shepherd on Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 12:12:46 PM
The photo used in this obvious blog of prejudiced ... by Bill Johnson on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 12:55:53 PM
For Mr's Johnson and Scanlon to have any credibili... by Jim Arnold on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 1:11:18 PM
I did say it in my first comment but you obviously... by Bill Johnson on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 1:17:34 PM
You've tried to reduce racial profiling to somethi... by Jim Arnold on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 5:54:59 PM
Bill, Thanks for posting those interesting charact... by LarrysLibertyBell on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 1:57:03 PM
Yes I could have done a better job on the GZ photo... by Bill Johnson on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 2:02:38 PM
OOH dangerous Negro criminal! He smoked pot. H... by Marta B on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 9:35:45 PM
does this describe the author?... by Gary Glaxon on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 9:42:26 PM
not the article.Marta, are you somewhat bitter?Has... by Gary Glaxon on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 10:07:25 PM
Are you an itty-bitty white guy? Or do you just FE... by Jim Arnold on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 10:52:10 PM
I love the fact you implied -- sooo obviously-- th... by Marta B on Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 5:23:53 AM
Does WHAT describe the author?Yours is a smarmy qu... by Marta B on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 10:26:51 PM
Smarmy? (being of limited vocabulary, I gotta' loo... by Gary Glaxon on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 10:39:21 PM
Love it.  Don't waste ur time with these cree... by Lester Shepherd on Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 7:36:17 AM
Thanks. Creepy is the correct word. Primitive is a... by Marta B on Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 9:01:53 AM
I see You now. I appreciate it very much. It's tru... by Guglielmo Tell on Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013 at 10:33:08 AM
You know, when you look at this blog on the front ... by Bill Johnson on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 1:12:06 PM
Are the pix, the arrest photo of Zimmerman and the... by Gary Glaxon on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 1:17:46 PM
I don't understand why the author - along with a h... by Paul Sedkowski on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 1:19:11 PM
Glad to know I am not alone here in thinking this ... by Bill Johnson on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 2:04:25 PM
where evrything's got to do with everything else. ... by Guglielmo Tell on Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 12:01:11 PM
This case was not about race.   It was i... by imagrandpa on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 1:35:09 PM
Much has been said about George Zimmerman "profili... by LarrysLibertyBell on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 1:40:29 PM
This is a comment written by someone I know. It's... by Michael Carl on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 2:00:06 PM
The hypocrisy of the left is stunning.... by Bill Johnson on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 2:05:57 PM
...is killing.... by Guglielmo Tell on Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 8:11:21 PM
I recall that Trayvon Martin said that a "scary wh... by J Smith on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 2:00:41 PM
Yes Trayvon did express racist comments and it was... by Bill Johnson on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 2:08:54 PM
I s'pose I could go on about some "creepy-ass crac... by Jim Arnold on Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013 at 12:57:41 AM
I was very upset that Zimmerman got off! I was hop... by Susan Prock on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 2:02:06 PM
Trayvon was NEVER approached. He was followed only... by Bill Johnson on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 2:11:16 PM
Finally!Someone who remembers. When Zimmerman firs... by Tom James on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 3:16:22 PM
If he did nothing that is actually illegal, as the... by comncents on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 6:05:06 PM
"If Trayvon was white and Mr.Z. black there wouldn... by Jim Arnold on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 6:23:20 PM
What the jury decided was that there was insuffici... by Richard Pietrasz on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 7:47:17 PM
dispatcher does not represent The police Dept? Oh ... by Tom James on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 11:15:15 PM
they answer phones and relay for dispatch. Many po... by comncents on Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 12:45:40 AM
I think you just made another good point against t... by Tom James on Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 3:29:09 PM
"If he did nothing that is actually illegal, as th... by Maxwell on Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 3:11:44 PM
based on the legally admissible evidence that was ... by comncents on Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013 at 5:52:37 PM
in re "legality" vs. "morality": click hereI ... by Daniel Geery on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 2:10:25 PM
to look only at the facts that were presented.&nbs... by Doc McCoy on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 7:32:19 PM
Several comments mention that Martin attacked Zimm... by Peter Duveen on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 8:18:09 PM
It all came out in courtroom testimony.... by Bill Johnson on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 9:13:31 PM
has stated in his statements to the police.  ... by Doc McCoy on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 9:41:13 PM
Yes, once again the devil is in the details, but p... by Peter Duveen on Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 5:53:09 AM
This "fact" came from Zimmerman alone, hardly an u... by Maxwell on Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 3:14:35 PM
click here... by Daniel Geery on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 11:46:07 PM
that jury nullification was or could have been inv... by Doc McCoy on Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 2:39:40 AM
"Jury nullification generally refers to a jury's d... by Daniel Geery on Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 12:23:03 PM
typically is used to contest or take notice of a p... by Doc McCoy on Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 8:14:44 PM
click here  It is as you say, a standard of b... by Daniel Geery on Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013 at 5:18:48 PM
Jury nullification can only be used and encouraged... by Doc McCoy on Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013 at 7:58:07 PM
your replies are well thought out. I am certainly ... by Daniel Geery on Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013 at 8:51:38 PM
based on "win or lose?"  You are an optimist.... by Doc McCoy on Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013 at 9:33:48 PM
of you comment here. I appreciate being called an ... by Daniel Geery on Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013 at 12:07:38 AM
I do not have a copy of our previous correspondenc... by Doc McCoy on Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013 at 12:36:17 AM
which referenced drones, making association with R... by Daniel Geery on Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013 at 1:51:10 PM
The truth might be closer to this... you say an in... by Bill Johnson on Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013 at 4:52:09 PM
Little attention has been paid to the fact that th... by Michael Carl on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 2:11:21 PM
I live less than 5 miles from where Trayvon was sh... by Bill Johnson on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 2:18:30 PM
If Martin had intended to rob a house, it would su... by Peter Duveen on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 8:35:47 PM
Could not care less. Trayvon violently attacked a ... by Bill Johnson on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 9:17:00 PM
It is interesting they split along the usual lines... by Marilyn Frith on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 2:49:01 PM
define conservative and liberal?... by Gary Glaxon on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 7:25:57 PM
Hard to do, that is why I tried to qualify my stat... by Marilyn Frith on Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 7:09:27 AM
George Zimmerman regrets nothing, and says the who... by molly cruz on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 2:54:36 PM
To take race completely, I hope, out of the pictur... by Mary B Newkirk on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 3:00:11 PM
George did NOT have to do what the police suggeste... by Bill Johnson on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 3:15:31 PM
You were not there. No, it was not a crime for Ge... by Mary B Newkirk on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 3:39:58 PM
is "intent."  It must be proven that Zimmerma... by Doc McCoy on Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 9:28:27 AM
You sure have drank a lot of that Zimmerman Kool A... by Bob W Ryley on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 8:10:52 PM
G. Zimmerman was taken into the esteemed fold of S... by Marilyn Frith on Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 7:30:42 AM
For decades racist juries have been nothing new, b... by Neal Chalabi Chambers on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 3:10:06 PM
Zimmerman's daddy is a former judge.  The fix... by jaydo on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 4:51:12 PM
As in, can you describe a racist jury that deliber... by Gary Glaxon on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 7:30:09 PM
If you are referring to the OJ Simpson murder tria... by Richard Pietrasz on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 7:58:12 PM
Regardless, was the evidence overwhelming?Did the ... by Gary Glaxon on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 8:42:40 PM
Take a pair of your size leather gloves, soak them... by Gary Glaxon on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 8:57:54 PM
He beat the LA thing, but did "The Postman Ring Tw... by Gary Glaxon on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 9:10:43 PM
at a loss?No replies?... by Gary Glaxon on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 9:26:09 PM
You don't have to stretch the glove (or in the cas... by Maxwell on Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013 at 8:11:24 AM
I think the Zimmerman verdict is also about huntin... by Jean SmilingCoyote on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 3:26:30 PM
I am not surprised.  I consider my attitude t... by jaydo on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 4:45:10 PM
On a site where I have read great, intelligent art... by comncents on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 6:34:57 PM
 find the most uncommon to be commonse... by Gary Glaxon on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 6:53:40 PM
gives me hope that more people are beginning to re... by comncents on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 11:47:38 PM
"Real common sense." You talk about the cartels, r... by Jim Arnold on Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 12:56:56 AM
cause anyone to think about Howard Beach, Queens, ... by Gary Glaxon on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 6:43:53 PM
The 'stand your ground' law is a fraud, a selectiv... by Howard Switzer on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 7:12:25 PM
How many black people have been killed by white pe... by Doc McCoy on Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 5:26:39 AM
That's what "decent" American Military do in Iraq,... by Guglielmo Tell on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 7:25:41 PM
which was to look at the facts that were presented... by Doc McCoy on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 8:11:32 PM
reasonable doubt?... by Gary Glaxon on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 8:14:55 PM
There have been many disservices done in this case... by Doc McCoy on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 8:36:15 PM
How is Martin being the physical aggressor an undi... by Maxwell on Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013 at 12:22:00 PM
of Martin and the injuries sustained by Zimmerman.... by Doc McCoy on Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013 at 6:37:11 PM
Zimmerman maybe bit off more than he could chew.&n... by Maxwell on Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013 at 8:02:01 AM
the OpEd jury be 50% fo', 50% agin and the rest ca... by Gary Glaxon on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 8:11:46 PM
It's always going to be about self defense, is it... by Peter Duveen on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 8:31:31 PM
The "mindset" here is such that your theory is wro... by Doc McCoy on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 8:48:26 PM
This Bob Johnson fellow and his minions are crashi... by Lester Shepherd on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 9:21:57 PM
You do not like the message provided by some - whi... by Doc McCoy on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 9:31:00 PM
No one is crashing anything or ruining anything. T... by Bill Johnson on Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 at 11:41:20 PM
???... by Maxwell on Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013 at 12:23:16 PM
???... by Maxwell on Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013 at 12:23:45 PM
...with You on the subject that there cannot be tr... by Guglielmo Tell on Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013 at 10:39:50 PM
It caters to artificial groups created by English ... by John Charles Heiser on Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 3:24:31 AM
If Trayvon was scared why didn't he call 911 inste... by Bill Johnson on Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 10:38:08 AM
Black teenage boys, of all people, in Florida of a... by Jim Arnold on Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 11:42:21 AM
Amen!... by Tom James on Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 3:44:36 PM
"Black teenage boys, of all people, in Florida of ... by Maxwell on Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013 at 12:29:27 PM
It's because he couldn't fake a white face when th... by Jim Arnold on Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013 at 5:56:09 PM
Simply-stated,   if you beat up a strang... by sesquiculus on Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 11:49:36 AM
    Profiling is part of the natura... by Betsy Whitfill on Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 11:51:17 AM
...also very Spiritual. Sharing resources, being h... by Guglielmo Tell on Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013 at 10:26:00 AM
Thank you for your reply, Guglielmo.  What I ... by Betsy Whitfill on Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013 at 11:01:52 AM
...with the choices part, but that alone is not gu... by Guglielmo Tell on Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013 at 10:52:08 PM
  Share International is created and maintain... by Betsy Whitfill on Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013 at 8:15:24 AM
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