Media Labels Hispanic Man White in Shooting of Black Teen

William Bigelow, Breitbart, March 19, 2012

On Friday night, a young African-American teenager, Trayvon Martin, was shot to death in Orlando by a neighborhood watch captain, George Zimmerman. The media immediately portrayed the death as a case of white on black racism. CBS News, on its Crimesider website, immediately called Zimmerman a “white neighborhood watch volunteer.” Martin’s parents accused the police of racism for not arresting Zimmerman.

There’s only one problem: Zimmerman is Hispanic. Within a few hours of its original report, CBS News was calling Zimmerman a mere “neighborhood watch captain,” without the racial modifier, quoting Zimmerman’s father to the effect that his son is Hispanic.

Zimmerman’s race was already well known by the time CBS News wrote its original story—Zimmerman’s father wrote to the Orlando Sentinel and explained last week that his son is Hispanic because his mother was Latino.

Meanwhile, MSNBC’s Rev. Al Sharpton, never reticent to stoke the fires of racism, will be holding a rally in Sanford, Florida at the First Shiloh Baptist Church. {snip}

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  • anmpr1

    When Al arrives down there, maybe someone could ask him whether he ever uncovered Tawana Brawley’s “rapist.”  Could be Zimmerman, for all we know.

    • Detroit_WASP

      I will ax him if I see him!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Mark-Hillyard/100000971153370 Mark Hillyard

    Police say the witness’ said the suspect was about 150 lbs, with hair,  wearing clothes, and carrying an ipod.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=665555277 Harold Ray Crews

    Zimmerman looks pretty white in the photo I’ve seen.

    • IstvanIN

      What photo were you looking at??????????

      • haroldcrews

        From David Duke’s page.  I’m assuming it was Zimmerman in the photo.  There wasn’t a caption.  Also strictly speaking ‘Hispanic’ isn’t a race but more of a cultural and language grouping.  Some ‘Hispanics’ are of direct and unmixed Spanish descent. But after chasing a couple other links I can see that he is Mestizo.

        • http://www.facebook.com/people/Bardon-Kaldian/100003542251801 Bardon Kaldian

          I don’t buy it. Here are Mestizo face aplenty:
          http://goo.gl/CnF3r

          The truth is people of AmerIndian extraction can look completly White, somehow mixed or unmistakably NA- at leat partially.

          Also, some “pure Whites” may look Mestizo or even a bit Negroid – I’ve known some Europeans without any Black racial heritage who looked like they’d had some African ancestor.

          Johnny Depp looks like a mestizo, but his tall-tales of Indian heritage are hardly anything more than propaganda. The master-spy James Jesus Angleton, who actually was of Mexican and partly Indian heritage,visually is hard to classify : http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e1/Angletn.jpg

          Mr. Zimmerman looks like a White who’s a bit “different”, just like many other Whites- from Clark Gable to Heinrich Himmler (who looked like a cartoon from anti-semitic propaganda) . Only AFTER Zimmerman was “outed”, everybody said: of course, it is obvious.

          IMO, Zimmerman is not in the category of people who can be identified as Whites immediately & without hesitation. Just- there are numerous “real” Whites who have facial features a bit “strange”, and could be very easily lumped with Hispanics- or even White- Asian half-breeds- which they genetically definitely are not.

          To sum it: there are tons of real Whites, in Europe & elsewhere, who are phenotypically “blurred” & have some features that could be ascribed to miscegenation- which didn’t happen.

          • http://twitter.com/baldowl baldowl

             Who’s that racist?

          • http://www.facebook.com/people/Bardon-Kaldian/100003542251801 Bardon Kaldian
          • MissBonnie123

            His family came out and said he was Hispanic. They don’t see him as White, and neither do I.

        • saxonsun

          Actually, “Hispanic” is not the correct term to refer to members of the former Spanish colonies. Hispanic refers to “Hispania,” the Roman word for Spain.

    • http://seradly.blogspot.com/ REGVLVS

      Pretty half-white, more like.

      However,  it does not seem like he was in the wrong here, in any case.

    • radical7

      He is biracial

  • IstvanIN

    When Hispanics are victims they are “Hispanic”.  When they are perps they are white.  The FBI and quite a few states use that little trick.

  • redfeathers

    Fox News has reported this a few times today, each time describing Zimmerman as white.  The first time I saw the segment they made it sound as if Zimmerman called about a black man.  The next time though, they played the 911 call, where the operator asked if the man was black, white or hispanic.  THAT’S when Zimmerman described Martin as black.  Looks as if Fox is doing its best to fan the flames.

    • tickyul

      They are all doing it…..the shooter is a Mestizo with mainly Native American Blood….probably 1/8th to 1/16th white.

      But it is easier to fan the “Evil Whitey” flames by calling the shooter white.

      • http://seradly.blogspot.com/ REGVLVS

        Um, we know that he is not more than 50% Amerind. He is from a cross-racial family, not a family of two mestizo parents.

        • tickyul

          How do you know….have you seen a copy of his family history???

          He is a Mestizo……..that is NOT the same as being say 75-100% white.

    • The_Bobster

      Fake conservative Michael Smirconish calls the Mestizo perp White, too.

      • Jerrybear

        That guy is a serial fence sitting moderate. His ideology is to play it safe and never take a stand that might offend someone. He’s a classic example of the impotent right.

        • http://profile.yahoo.com/M34EJ23DCXGODR77BDCZCK2WYU Chad

          How can you be racist and like the Dead? I think you kind of missed the message of the music. There are many influences in the Dead’s music, much of it coming from Jazz and Blues, which both have their roots among black folks. You are an enigma. 

          • Jerrybear

            I like the music. I like a lot of music by black Americans as well as the music they influenced. How is that relevant to my political views? And how does defending my own heritage and culture make me a ‘racist’. The word is meaningless at this point. You try to sum up my entire existence with one generic word and somehow that makes me unworthy of liking a particular band. You are the one who is ignorant and close-minded and Jerry would not smile upon you.

          • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_SLMCTUPJR7IND65WXWGLP36VSM Wang

            The Dead are a great Country Rock band.  A large percentage of their songs use the Country scale.  They sound white.  Their oeuvre means something to a lot of white people.  And related to the article’s subject the late Jerry GARCIA was white.  (Though by current media guidelines he was Hispanic when productive and merely white when hindered by drugs.) 

            Blacks are free to hate whites while using ‘our’ language, tax money and technology.  Yet whites are comically hypocritical because they occasionally find fault with blacks while enjoying ‘their’ music.  This imbalance induces psychic fatigue among whites.  Are they properly appreciative of the black art form or instead ironic and insulting in their choice of entertainment?  Dare they go to retro club night with live disco played by white musicians in Afros?

            ‘Hey man, you can’t be racist and listen to the Dead man.  Didn’t you get the message man?’

            ‘I thought the message was something about expansion of consciousness  and the general acceptance of life in its many forms, even something as unpopular as (scare quotes) racism,  through various means including the use of organics.’

            ‘Man.’

          • http://profile.yahoo.com/M34EJ23DCXGODR77BDCZCK2WYU Chad

            The message of The Grateful Dead was that we should love all people. Their music ran the gamut from old time country; Jerry started out as a banjo player, to blues; you can hear it loud and clear in dozens of their songs; to improvisational jazz. Your argument about blacks using so-called “white” technology is laughable.  Only within the last 40 years have blacks been given anything resembling a real education in science and technologies, yet many of them still find a way to succeed in those fields. My wife’s ob/gyn is a black woman and she shows as much or more competence than the white doctors in her hospital. She’s been published in several medical journals. If blacks had a level playing field, in 100 years they would be achieving the same way whites do. What’s hilarious is that whites tilt the football field to suit them, and then they laugh at blacks because they haven’t scored as many touchdowns. You people are pathetic.

        • The_Bobster

          Yes, and he keeps telling his audience that his RINO philosophy is what most people want.

      • redfeathers

        He’s an Obama supporter too!

        • The_Bobster

          Correct, now he’s saying the White Mestizo mumbled “f-n coons” into his radio while calling for help. Of course, he has a “specially enhanced” version of the tape. 

  • tickyul

    Hilarious………….the shooter is about as white as Mr Hussein.

  • rentslave

    If Romney’s PAC runs a Willie Horton ad in Hispanic neighborhoods,Obama will be headed back to Leroy Brown territory.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_W25W7Z72IPG34VCBTTORC7GE3U Steven

    The thing I dont like is they miss the point that the guy didnt live in the gated community he was visiting his baby dad. They also miss about the captain being injured when police got there.

    • The_Bobster

      He was 200 miles from home because the little angel was kicked out of school for two major offenses.

      • Anonymous

        Funny, the liberal MSNBC show I was listening to about this story failed to mention that part.  They said he was a good student with good grades and was just minding his own business.  Something always smells fishy when liberals tell you something.  They are either being dishonest, leaving out other pertinent facts or just don’t know what the hell they’re talking about.

      • redfeathers

        You know how Fox News is sometimes called Faux News?  Maybe there’s something to that.  Last night one of their guests said the suspension wasn’t for behavioral issues.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FWMCMK6U5OWRHYIYJAF2TPFL2U thomas

    This person is a mestizo Hispanic. There is no White in him, but the MSM is terrified to admit that a non-White Hispanic could ever be considered a racists, which is the direction the MSM wants to steer thsi case. It would destroy the pro-minority, anti-White tyranny they like to promote on a daily basis.
     
    Our media is as anti-White and as hate filled as it gets! As a White, I am offended that the MSM would dare consider this mestizo Mexican White, when he most certainly is not!

    • tacheles

      The bigger issue than ascertaining degrees of whiteness, it seems to me, is the media’s failure to report on the daily atrocities committed by blacks. Today, NPR devoted an entire hour to a case that may or may not involve self-defense, while clear-cut atrocities are ignored. Tomorrow, NBC will invite the black parents of the slain boy to their morning show Why, for example, was there not a peep from the national media about the white schoolboy who was set on fire by black thugs in Kansas City?

      • saxonsun

        Atrocities committed by blacks!!!? Surely you’re not serious.

        • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_GUQKBRRVVZMK4DKAEWS6TQAHZQ ShutYourMouth

          He is serious, and don’t call him surely! lol j/k

    • The_Bobster

      If there is no White in him, he’s not a Mestizo, he’s an Indian.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FWMCMK6U5OWRHYIYJAF2TPFL2U thomas

        These things were much simpler when we were a majority White nation….

        • Anonymous

          Things would have been more simple if 20 or 30 years ago most white men manned up, closed the borders, fought the anti-white people, got rid of the 1964 civil rights laws, had more children, etc.  Now everyone else has to suffer for the Baby Boomers inaction and liberal programs.

          • MissBonnie123

            I agree with you. You expressed very well the ideas that I think.

    • MissBonnie123

      I agree with you. Great post!

  • sbuffalonative

    Here is another source for this story with a photo of the suspect:

    http://www.mail.com/news/us/1145934-feds-fla-probe-teens-shooting-watch-captain.html#.7518-stage-subhero1-3

    And this is a relevant quote:

    Police say Zimmerman is white; his family says he is Hispanic.

    Family trumps police.

    • IanJMacDonald

       Being white and Hispanic is no contradiction since “Hispanic” is a cultural-linguistic category, NOT a race.  For example, Marco Rubio is a Hispanic, but he as white any of us.

      • The_Bobster

        No, he isn’t. He’s a Reconquista.

        • IanJMacDonald

          Bobster, NOTHING you posted contradicted anything I wrote.  The question is whether the terms “white” and “Hispanic” are contradictory.  Rubio’s politics and unAmerican activity have nothing to do with the question.

      • MissBonnie123

        When most people hear the word “White,” they think of the person as being of European descent. Maro Rubio is of Cuban descent. He is not European.

        Besides, where I live, those that White people call Hispanic do NOT see themselves as White, which is why they separate themselves from the Whites of European descent.

  • radical7

    He is half White and he  indentifies as White which partly accounts for his racist attitudes

    • IanJMacDonald

      At first I thought that you must be joking, but now I understand that you are an anti-white bigot who can barely put together a grammatically correct sentence.

      • The_Bobster

        Just mentally put Jamal on ignore under we get an ignore button.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    This has been headline news here in California all day ~ 1700 miles away.  I’ve ONLY heard Zimmerman = White.  But this is LaLa Land, the heart and soul of Lefty America so the shooter is a White, gun-crazed, home-grown terrorist, NRA and Tea Party member.  Had he been the one shot, he would be Hispanic.
     
    According to the Orlando Sentinel, Zimmerman’s father released a statement saying that his son is a “a Spanish-speaking minority,” and  “did not target Martin because he was black.”Also, covered up by the national media is the statement by the eyewitness:According to the eye witness quoted in myfoxorlando.com,  Martin was on top of  Zimmerman beating him in the face with Zimmerman calling for help. Finally, under Florida’s Stand Your Ground Law, Zimmerman shot his attacker.
    The guy on the bottom, who had a red sweater on [Zimmerman], was yelling to me, ‘Help! Help!’ and I told him to stop, and I was calling 911,  said the witness, who asked to be identified only by his first name, John.
    John said he locked his patio door, ran upstairs and heard at least one gun shot.
    And then, when I got upstairs and looked down, the guy who was on the top beating up the other guy, was the one laying in the grass, and I believe he was dead at that point.After the cops heard the witness’s account, noted Zimmerman’s bloody nose and bleeding from the back of the head and checked his legit concealed carry permit, they assumed that Martin was a criminal so they had to let Zimmerman go.  The local prosecutors said there was no case for manslaughterhttp://tinyurl.com/867ezlwThe photo being circulated of Martin was taken when he was several years younger.  Martin is not the innocent-looking 12 year old pictured in the news stories but was almost 18, six foot three, and had been suspended from High School in Miami before he went to Sanford to visit his dad.Typical reporting and censoring from the lying media.Bon

    • redfeathers

      You’re so right, the media is reporting this to make it seem Martin is the one calling for help on the 911 tapes.

  • Stephen Wordsworth

    Jew Muslims, Hispanics etc have amazing metamorphic powers. As soon as they commit a crime or hate someone darker than themselves they become white. But as soon as they achieve something or are a victim they they return to being oppressed minorities, with vibrant and enriching ethnic cultures. The FBI crime statistics would be even more one sided if they did not have this power.

  • radical7

    Yesterday, I was speaking with a Black mother who daughters are 18 and 16 years old. She told me that she cried off and on once she heard about the tragic death of this young man. She went on to say that his death reminded her of why she is so glad that she is the mother of Black daughters as opposed to Black sons. Her comments really made me feel for her.  

    It is the sort of incidents tht make it imperative that President Obama wins re-election this  November. The racial hostility that hass been directed toward Black Americans has been ugly enough these past four years. We can only imagine how much more hostile things will get if a republican president who is hostile to non-White, along with a GOP house and senate. Incidents like the Trayovn Martin tragedy will increase tenfold.  Whites will murder Blacks relentlessy and with probable impunity. The  republican president will likely nominate several Supreme Court will be racially hositle toward  Blacks and other non-Whites. Minorities will be under constant siege.

    It will be a pre-1950s America all over again.  This simply cannot happen.

    • IanJMacDonald

      Sadly, you are mistaken. The GOP appears firmly committed to “diversity” and multiculturalism.

    • The_Bobster

      http://www.vdare.com/posts/sbpdl-provides-trayvon-martin-antidote

      SBPDL Provides Trayvon Martin Antidote
      By Patrick Cleburne on March 21, 2012 at 2:49am

      Trayvon Martin: Election Year Stimulant.

      We are clearly in for a deluge of anti-white agitprop over the shooting death of black youth Trayvon Martin in Florida, very convenient for arousing the Black vote in an election year.

      Stuff Black People Don’t Like has published a valuable if characteristically scorching antidote raising crucial matters of perspective:

      Merely pointing out that Black males are responsible for a disproportionate amount of crime in America (as we learned yesterday in the entry on Chicago, where Black males are primary reason The Second City is considered dangerous) is viewed as the ultimate evil in society…

      Who cares that white people were pulled from their cars in the summer of 2011 at the Wisconsin State Fair in Milwaukee by scores of Black people and beaten; Who cares that white people have been targeted by Blacks in Philadelphia, Columbia, Peoria, Akron, St. Louis, Cleveland, Chicago, and a number of other cities since Mein Obama’s election to the White House, all under the impression that “This is a Black world”; who cares that interracial crime is basically a one-way street, with white people the targets of Black criminality 9 out of the 10 times; the answer is no one….

      Eric “My People” Holder’s DOJ getting involved in the George Zimmerman – Trayvon Martin story, but refusing to even look at the horrible rates of Black-on-white violence that swept America in the summer of 2011 shows that white people have no rights in BRA, save the right to continue paying for their own dispossession.

      (VDARE.com note BRA = Black Ruled America)

  • anmpr1

    If Zimmerman’s attny is smart, he’ll throw down the Hispanic race card in an effort to gain some sympathy.   Whatever they do they better do it quick before the media and the Feds lynch the guy.

    • MissBonnie123

      The family of Mr. Zimmerman probably came out and stated that he was Hispanic because they knew that if Mr. Zimmerman was (falsely) perceived as White he would be lynched by the Blacks and the mainstream media. They probably felt there would be some sympathy for him if they knew he was Hispanic.

      However, it looks like this strategy (if they indeed did do this) is not working.

  • Southern__Hoosier

     Happens all the time. If it is a good thing they are Hispanic. If it is a bad thing then they are White.

  • Detroit_WASP

    Here in Detroit, black men kill each other literally EVERY DAY (350-400 murders per year).  They also kill an assorted number of black women, children and the elderly.  They also kill some white folks

    Hardly gets a blurb in the news.  

    However, let a “white” guy kill a black guy and it is a real “man bites dog” story and it really hits the fan. 

  • SAlbert

    You mean the elephant in the room.

  • SLCain

    What was young master Trayvon doing in that gated community anyways?  Did he live there?

    • Detroit_WASP

      He was allegedly there with his FATHER (swear to god) which I thought was the most amazing part of the story.

  • MikeofAges

    You run if you have nothing to hide if someone is a perceived danger to you and you want to escape from them. From there it was all escalation. Zimmerman was not a trained law enforcement officer. He did not in the normal way contact Martin and determine why he was in the neighborhood. If Martin jumped on Zimmerman and was beating him it was in the immediate sense self defense, but the whole incident was engineered and controlled by Zimmerman up to that point. He was a dope and he doesn’t deserve to have his conduct justified. Beyond that, how you dress makes a difference. In a dangerous world, you have to think about things like that. Even teenagers.

  • redfeathers

    I watched a bit of Morning Joe (Scarborough) on MSNBC today.  He had his new best friend Al Sharpton on to hype his trip down to Sanford.  This is going to get ugly.  I despise Scarborough but sometimes watch to see what they’re up to over there.  It’s never good.  On the other side of the spectrum, Judge Andrew Napolitano thinks Zimmerman should be charged with some kind of murder charge.

  • redfeathers

    Exactly, the feds want to intimidate to keep whites from protecting themselves.  Especially in places where the Second Amendment is appreciated.  In anticipation of a long, hot summer with a very nasty Presidential race.  

  • Shawn_thefemale

    An Hispanic with the name  Zimmerman? Seriously? Is there any better example of the craziness that is  ‘the melting pot’?

  • Shawn_thefemale

    This jumble of ‘he is’ this and ‘he is’ that is exactly what I’ve been commenting about for years. It’s like goulash out there. You look at people and you have no clue what they are anymore; where-and who-they came from. Soon the planet will be inhabited by a mish-mash of varying colors of brown and no one will even be able to say, ‘what IS he?’

  • radical7

    Yesterday, I was speaking with a Black mother who daughters are 18 and 16 years old. She told me that she cried off and on once she heard about the tragic death of this young man. She went on to say that his death reminded her of why she is so glad that she is the mother of Black daughters as opposed to Black sons. Her comments really made me feel for her.   It is the sort of incidents that make it imperative that President Obama wins re-election this  November. The racial hostility that has been directed toward Black Americans has been ugly enough these past four years. We can only imagine how much more hostile things will get if a republican president who is hostile to non-White, along with a GOP house and senate. Incidents like the Trayvon Martin tragedy will increase tenfold.  Whites …

  • GeorgeRA

    This non-news story has nothing to do about who shot who. It’s all about cowering Whitey and making White people feel guilty. It’s the state controlled drive-by media way of telling White people how racist they are and that Whites better watch out or they will be coming for you. The facts mean not a thing. People on the internet posting the real facts are wasting time. We on the internet know. The media needs incidents to beat up on White people with and when the facts don’t fit the agenda the media will just lie. Who’s going to stop them? Black Run America? 

  • saxonsun

    I noticed he was hispanic immediately. If he shot a black, he however must be White.

  • MikeofAges

     Recipe for disaster is about right. Martin might have been a fairly decent kid considering, or at least someone who hoped to make good. His delinquency record was the same as many white kids have. But appearances count for a lot, sometimes everything, and I’m talking about clothes here, not the man. I don’t see where a stand your ground law is a justification for chasing someone only because they seem suspicious to you though. Most of the time, regardless of what you think in your mind, that person is going to be innocent of any immediate wrongdoing and likely innocent of any criminal intentions whatsoever. People know that police officers  are trained and follow rules. They that if they show their hands and face, they are not in danger from them. If you are other than a police officer, unless you are responding to crime in progress in which you or someone else is in clear danger, you are always at least on the edge of being a vigilante. If you put an innocent person’s life in danger, they could defend themselves against you and plead self-defense.

  • saxonsun

    Yes. Some years ago a White college kid was chased by blacks to his death in Harlem. Predictably, not one black spoke up about what was clearly a black-on-white hate crime. And no, the murderers were not charged with a hate crime.

    • radical7

      There have been a number of cases where Black college students were attacked by Whites. This was especialy true in the 1980s and early 90s. 

  • MikeofAges

    Considered that long ago, due to his round nose. Looked into it eventually. No, ancestors all from Germany. What is strange is that for a long time I assumed he was Irish. Perhaps he, the team, and the media let that idea fester so as to not involve him in the anti-German sentiment which was rife after World War I.

  • smk

    Read the Vdare.com article, “Hispanic sex offenders listed as white in wisconsin,” by Simon Krejsa.  And marvel at the mug shots of Mestizos, Amerindians, and blacks listed as “white.”

  • http://countenance.wordpress.com/ Question Diversity

    I haven’t read it yet, but I’m waiting for an official news story that calls Trayvon the Skittles Man a “boy.”  Any other time, “boy” is pretty much a racial slur, almost as “bad” as the n-word.

  • jackellis

    The Atlantic Magazine is running 2 articles pushing the classic “White Southerners Kill Innocent Black Child” theme on this story. Please stop by and add some facts to blow away this same old, same old Hollywood script. I thought I made some good posts, but I just got banned from making comments on The Atlantic. The Atlantic usually allows some non-PC comments (provided you are polite), but this story is being used as fundamentalists BRA – a moral crusade launching the summer racial conflicts.

    Please stop by these two threads and work in a little of the truth

    http://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2012/03/trayvon-martins-killer-was-looking-for-trouble-and-found-it/254815/

    http://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2012/03/the-sham-investigation-into-trayvon-martins-killing/254776/

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_GUQKBRRVVZMK4DKAEWS6TQAHZQ ShutYourMouth

    Amazing, yet disgusting at the same time. Liberals are beyond insane. It really is an illness. 

  • The_Bobster

    Jamal wasn’t being sarcastic. He actually believes the garbage he spews.

  • The_Bobster

    Did you also believe the MSM when they were “reporting” on the Jena 6?

  • IanJMacDonald

    Let’s hope that the legal system does its job here, and conducts an honest investigation into the case.  Prudence suggests that reasonable people withhold judgment pending the release of more facts. 
    The leftists at Slate are already jumping to conclusions and condemning the shooter as the aggressor, proving once again the infantile nature of modern American liberalism.

  • IanJMacDonald

    At this point we do not know that Zimmerman “chased” Martin.   As for following instructions of the 911 operator, so what? A citizen has no obligation to obey a dispatcher. 
    Do not rush to judgment.  The facts will come out.

    • MikeofAges

       Pursued would be a better word. He still sounds like a big britches pinhead.

  • MikeofAges

    You go chasing someone around in an erratic manner you are setting up a potential disaster. A police officer generally allows a subject the opportunity to respond peacefully to his presence and explain what is going on. This guy was loose in the head. No communication skills. Strange behavior. No badge. Not the right way to do things. In the end, the kid freaked out and jumped him and he had to defend himself, but he was in control all the way up to that point pursuing a person who had not visibly committed a crime or endangered him or anyone else.

  • radical7

    Yesterday, I was speaking with a Black mother who daughters are 18 and 16 years old. She told me that she cried off and on once she heard about the tragic death of this young man. She went on to say that his death reminded her of why she is so glad that she is the mother of Black daughters as opposed to Black sons. Her comments really made me feel for her.   It is the sort of incidents tht make it imperative that President Obama wins re-election this  November. The racial hostility that hass been directed toward Black Americans has been ugly enough these past four years. We can only imagine how much more hostile things will get if a republican president who is hostile to non-White, along with a GOP house and senate. Incidents like the Trayovn Martin tragedy will increase tenfold.  Whites

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FWMCMK6U5OWRHYIYJAF2TPFL2U thomas

    Sounds like you need some new “friends.”

  • MikeofAges

    No major beefs. And not on a criminal mission at the time he was killed in any case. You’ll never convince me that George Zimmerman was anything but a pinhead with a major case of “big britches”. I don’t want to be tarred by trying to defend him. In the entirety of the incident, he can’t be defended.

  • radical7

    Yesterday, I was speaking with a Black mother who daughters are 18 and 16 years old. She told me that she cried off and on once she heard about the tragic death of this young man. She went on to say that his death reminded her of why she is so glad that she is the mother of Black daughters as opposed to Black sons. Her comments really made me feel for her.   It is the sort of incidents tht make it imperative that President Obama wins re-election this  November. The racial hostility that hass been directed toward Black Americans has been ugly enough these past four years. We can only imagine how much more hostile things will get if a republican president who is hostile to non-White, along with a GOP house and senate. Incidents like the Trayovn Martin tragedy will increase tenfold.  Whites …

  • radical7

    The fact that so many of you posters are making excuses for a out of control bigot like Zimmerman who clearly crossed the line with his behavior demonstrates the need for Presdient Obama to be re-elected in November.

    Blacks would most likely be subjected to public lynchings if many of you had your way

  • radical7

    It is not a crime to be “far from home” or “close to home” on a school night.

    • The_Bobster

      Jamal, he wasn’t in skoo because he was suspended for being a thug. Then his babymama shipped him back to his sperm donor 200 miles away.

  • MekongDelta69

    This is one (of so many) reasons to visit AmRen. I’m pretty much up on most of what’s going on in the news, but the fact that this guy is Spanish has never been brought up, even on the ‘conservative’ radio talk shows.

    I love living in a totalitarian, dictatorial country.
    /sarcasm

  • MissBonnie123

    I did a little quick research at the Illinois General Assemby website.

    Here is what I copied from the document:

    (4) “Hispanic or Latino” means a person of
    Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican,
    South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race.

    Although I did not check, if the federal government sees them as Hispanic, then they would  qualify for affirmative action. White people do NOT qualify for affirmative action.