Whites Are Mostly Missing at Trayvon Martin Rallies

David A. Love, The Grio, April 3, 2012

Why are white protestors largely missing in action at the Trayvon Martin rallies?

Across America, thousands of protestors are attending rallies for Martin, the 17-year-old black teen who was shot to death on February 26 by George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer in Sanford, Florida. Even in Toronto, Canada and as far away as London, England, where racial profiling also occurs, demonstrators sported hoodies and demanded justice for Martin in front of the U.S. Embassy.

For people of all backgrounds in this country, Trayvon’s death is striking a nerve. Over 2 million people have signed a petition on Change.org demanding justice—a petition started by a Kevin Cunningham, a white man who studied law at historically black Howard University.

And to be sure, many non-black people are attending the rallies. But it is worth noting that while blacks are anywhere from 12 to 33 percent of the population in the communities holding these rallies, 90 percent of the protestors appear to be black, based on media observations.

As one presumably white person said on Facebook while commenting on a photo of the Sanford rally, “Where are all the white people? We need to stand together.”

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So what’s going on here? Some black folks in Sanford suggest that many whites are supportive, but do not want to display any public sentiments for fear of being called a “ni**er lover.”

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Like Emmett Till’s mother back in 1955, black parents these days worry that their sons are in harm’s way, and instruct their children on how to comport themselves when stopped by police. Too often, society equates black skin with criminality.

“Walking while black—merely being black—still seems to be a crime in this country,” said Richard Cohen, president of the Southern Poverty Law Center.

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“This is not news to folks of color. This is what happens, and has happened for years,” said Tim Wise, an anti-racist educator, writer and activist on The Melissa Harris-Perry Show.

Wise notes that anti-black bias is common among whites, and that people of color, including one-third of blacks have internalized racial bias. “White folks can say I am Trayvon Martin to try to show solidarity. The reality is for a lot of us we are more like George Zimmerman, and we have to be honest about that if we are going to move forward,” he added.

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When President Obama suggested that his son would have looked like Trayvon, some white conservatives condemned his statement. Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich called Obama’s remarks disgraceful. Robert Zimmerman, father of the gunman, decried the “hate” coming from President Obama, the NAACP and the Congressional Black Caucus.

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And Joseph Farah of WorldNet Daily said ”[W]hen the race hustlers like Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson and race hustler-in-chief Barack Obama started exploiting, I began to think we were being conned once again, by (the) vicious, biased, America-hating, leftist-controlled press.”

And so, it is no wonder that whites are scarce at the Trayvon Martin rallies.

 

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  • Hirschibold

    The vast majority of whites who are at the rallies are adherents of “Passover Syndrome.” Google the term for a fuller definition. In bold outlines, it basically holds that by smearing the figurative (and maybe literal) blood of those “other whites” (the racist redneck untermenschen) on their doorways  the good whites will be able to earn their way into the graces of the black mob out for white blood. They hope they can distinguish themselves as the good whites, and thus spare themselves any violence.

    It won’t work. Nobody asked Reginald Denny what his opinion of the Rodney King verdict was. He was white. That sealed his fate.

    • MikeofAges

      Interesting that Reginald Denny came up. The primary perpetrator in that attack Damian “Hotdog” Williams (b. 1973) was convicted by a jury that was either all black or predominantly black of the crime of mayhem, defined as the deliberate infliction of a serious bodily injury. He was sentenced to 10 years but served only five. Three years after he was released in 1997, he killed a 47-year-old black man who was his drug connection, and was sentenced to life in prison.

      Maybe there is a lesson here. Maybe some violent people are just violent. Any excuse they can find.

    • That is funny.  I was thinking of the “passover” metaphor when I wrote my comment above.  But I thought it was too much of a stretch.  Now I see that taki mag has already defined it … And defined it well I might add.  I like the way that you define it even better Hirschibold.   

      (And of course the crime annals are chock-full of cases involving the murder, rape etc. of whites, from relief workers to nuns, in the very act of “do-gooding”.   We call it, “Walking While White,” Mr. Cohen.   In fact, I had a veteran black public defender tell me once that black perpetrators pick victims who are white because they are less likely to fight back.)

    • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

       Another good example of why the Judeo-Christian model is tragic for white survival.

      • Frosty_The_White_Man

        Thank you! Semitic theology is a rather poor fit for Whites.

  • Why are white protestors largely missing in action at the Trayvon Martin rallies?

    Because they don’t want to get their heads bashed in.

  • xxxtonygunsxxx

    the first rally for martin which took place in nyc about 2 weeks ago was mostly all white but consisted of mainly occupy walstreet people who turned it into an occupy event. but i dont consider that garbage white people.

  • Why would Whites rally for a “No Limit Nigga” that a Peruvian shot in self-defense?

    How many blacks are at Channon Christian and Christopher Newsom rallies?

    Oh pardon me, only the “unmentionables,”  the anti-Semites and neo-Nazis and those oh-so-evil skinheads have the balls to go to those rallies.

  • redshirts

    • The local news just showed clips of the Hate Whitey March in Sanford, headlined by Jack$on, $harpton, and Jealou$. Marching right next to them near the front of the line was a very afrovoodoo looking authentic feral Diversity who was really feeling the anger- his face was the true “index to his character,” as any sane mid-19th century ethnologist quoted by Hinton Rowan Helper might say.
    But right next to him, on his right, we find our plight- she was a pretty White woman carrying her carefully and lovingly hand crafted protest sign. She wore fashion sunglasses, up to date country club styled blonde hair, a pretty Nordic face, a slender and healthy body indicating good nutrition and thrice a week yoga classes at an exclusive Orlando spa, and as she shouted the chant, SHE WAS SMILING WITH THAT SICKENINGLY SMUG WHITE SELF-ASSURANCE, all while surrounded by enraged negroes!
    That’s the difference between us and Diversity. Blacks get power from savage rage; Whites get power from Personal Displays of Piety. Whites feel so good about themselves when “doing the right thing,” they can’t contain their joy even when endangered. When blacks “do the right thing,” they can’t contain their feral chimp-out anger.
    White Joy from Black Anger, the fatal combination that damns White Humanity with utter misery. Cambria Will Not Yield calls it “negro-worship,” and I defy anyone to come up with a better definition.
    See our Justice Duo in the first few seconds of this clip-
    http://www.myfoxny.com/dpp/news/march-in-fla-town-where-trayvon-martin-was-shot-dpgapx-20120331-gc
    White insights here-
    http://faithandheritage.com/2012/02/a-meta-strategy-for-white-advocacy/
    http://www.virtueonline.org/portal/modules/news/article.php?com_mode=flat&com_order=1&storyid=4183
    She is probably the Senior Warden at a local anti-racist apostate Episcopal “church”.
    “We also write this at a time when lawmakers of this state are testifying in Albany to their own experiences and those of their constituents of the unfair, humiliating, and potentially dangerous practice known as Stop and Frisk. This is also written against the backdrop of the heartbreaking killing of Trayvon Martin by a private citizen operating under the protection of Florida’s wildly ill-conceived Stand Your Ground law. Laws and law enforcement practices which dehumanize, demean and debase; which deny and take life; and which are inherently racist, are ruinous to the freedom in which God intends us to live and contrary to the Gospel of Jesus Christ.”
    http://www.virtueonline.org/portal/modules/news/article.php?storyid=15776
    The TV has a news story right now about face recognition technology for advertising. “The distance between your eyes,” etc. Look for an App soon that can detect racist White privilege physiognomy! After all, if your mother didn’t chose a Diversity when she made you, she MUST be racist and have passed those racist White genes to her racist White privilege baby. It’s coming, you know it is…

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ex1nxuM1fU8

  • WmarkW

    Who would hang around a bunch of black men in hoodies?

    • redshirts

      “If I had a son, he’d look like a hoodie Trevyon No_Limit_Nigga.”

      • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

         The Big O himself looks like a pimp in the photo I saw of him during the last election.   Will all please rise for the “Pimp in Chief.”

    • haroldcrews

      A new phenomenon may be developing.  Suicide by negro.  It’s happening on a national basis why can’t it happen on an individual basis? 

  • What SANE white person would attend a Trayvon Rally with THOUSANDS of feral Blacks just itching to rape a white woman or assault a white man.  We’ve all heard the anti-white rallying cries from the black community and YET the MSM is surprised we aren’t offering ourselves up as sacrifices…….Once you can see how rigged this Whole country is and how everything is a big sham, it’s really Hard to ignore it.

    • The_Bobster

      They’re not sane, but I’ve observed a significant number of barren lesbians and old ponytails at these rallies. 

      Maybe not that many actually. They just stick out like sore thumbs.

    • even if an untoward urge came upon one of the young 90% gentleman, I am sure he would stop himself before committing the act, reasoning “Oh, my gosh, she is here supporting Trayvon, what was I thinking?” 

      (insert sarcasm here)

    • “RAPE a white woman or ASSAULT a white  man…”. You give black males too much credit!

  • Self -preservation is a powerful motivator…..

  • Uh, whites have to go to work to pay the taxes that feed and house all these useless, loudmouthed slackers. Besides, only the most liberal brainwashed doofuses would think themselves safe amidst a crowd being riled up by Al and Jesse.

  • redshirts

    O’Reilly is interviewing an afro wooly headed afrovoodoo, Rich Benjamin, “Searching for Whiteopia,” and the vibrant and authentic Diversity is holding his ground and looking Bill straight in the eyes. She moral self assurance of the blacks is unnerving.

    Bill is blinking and jerking around and avoiding eye contact. He always loses his macho when interviewing “deep voiced, strong and dignified” black men. Bill is typical Whitey, intimidated by Afro-Realism.

    And now he’s showing a picture of the Diversity Son of Obama, Treyvon, riding a horse. He’s an English Lord and Virginia Aristocrat all in one! Just like us! We are all Treyvon, now!

  • anarchyst

    Simple answer . . .us white people are too busy WORKING.  We don’t have time or the inclination to participate in such foolishness for a thug that got what he deserved . . .

    •  White people might not be willing to say this, but I will.  I’ve had more than my fill of encounters with black teenaged men in hoodies. I know many other whites who have as well. I can feel more empathy with a Peruvian than I can with a dead black teen in a hoodie. They didn’t pick the correct Christ, what they have is Barabbas.  No one ever got worked up more than one time for Barabbas. And that’s because the man was a murderer and a thief.

      • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

         You’re a fool to quote mythology in trying to make some point that falls short of expression.  “Barrabas” = Bar Rabbis trans “son of the rabbi.”  It’s a error by the copyists who wrote these lines centuries after the claimed event.

        •  I’m not concerned with Jews in this topic. Perhaps the comparison was a flawed one, and your translation is wrong, friend. It means son of Abbas. Abbas means father in Aramaic. And please don’t insult me by calling my faith a myth. It isn’t.

          • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

             “Son of the Rabbi” according to every source I have ever seen.  I’ll ask an expert in Hebrew and get back to you.

            Faith isn’t a myth, it is a psychological condition, and position.  All religions, including and especially Christianity are mythology and myth based in construction and histrionics, as scholars, evidence and even a two digit IQ ought to inform on a cursory review.  I can’t help that, so don’t beg me to go along on your departures from fact and reality.

  • redshirts

    In going after Kevin MacDonald’s insightful and expert analysis of the No_Limit_Nigga Treyvon, a/k/a Diversity Son of Obama, the $PLC fails to convince.

    Telling the truth about Diversity is called “attacking blacks”.

    That must be how they trick offending plaintiffs into paying them millions in settlements. The worst sin, the national crime, “the horror, the horror” that can never be more horrible is when a Whitey PhD verbally “attacks” poor, innocent, oppressed, marginalized, vulnerable, at risk blacks by telling the truth about them.

    To critique one of the Diversity Sons of Obama is a sin that cannot go unpunished. The fate of global dignity is at stake.

    http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/04/03/anti-semitic-california-prof-now-attacking-black-people-with-lies/

    Anti-Semitic California Prof Now Attacking Black People With Lies

    Whites can expect more media-encouraged violent attacks from blacks and other minorities in the future, MacDonald wrote, elaborating this theme in the comments section of the article on his website over the weekend. “Blacks are very aggressive and they feel empowered with one of their own as president and Eric Holder as Attorney General,” he said. “But what we see now is nothing compared to what we can expect in the future when violence against Whites will go unprosecuted, not just ignored by the media.”

    • redshirts

      Racially profiling Whites with the stereotype of unearned White privilge is “attacking us with lies.”

      If we had White privilege, we would still be protected by segregation and Jim Crow.

      White privilege is dead, but we aren’t all dead, so they keep coming after the little life we have left.

  • crystal evans

    I think that most whites are basically waiting to see how things turn out. The Blacks on the other hand, since a Black was killed, they were all upset and assumed that the young man was deliberately killed, not involved in a fight with George Zimmerman.

  • Youthbrush

    “Too often, society equates black skin with criminality.”

    No, we associate black genes with criminality.

    • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

       “Too often, society equates black skin with criminality.”

      But not often enough, as the crime stats show.

      The best thing for whites to do is avoid blacks like the plague.  They bring trouble and misery everywhere they are and everywhere they go.  The occasional exception is not worth the price to find.

  • .

    black parents these days worry that their sons are in harm’s way, and
    instruct their children on how to comport themselves when stopped by
    police.

    Well, someone sure needs to instruct them. Thankfully, Chris Rock has created a video to do just that. It’s on youtube and worth watching. It’s called, “How not to get your a** kicked by the police”.

    As a side note, I once attended an ANTI Klan rally with about 3500 mostly black protesters. I was there mostly to observe and see if the media reported the events accurately. They didn’t. It ended in a riot and most of the idiot white people there got smacked around a bit. The media reported the riot but conveniently left that bit out.

    • crystal evans

      Montel Williams once said that best way to deal with the police if you are black is to say yes officer no officer to every question that you are asked. That way you are likely to get beaten up by the cops.

      • The_Bobster

        You mean “less likely”.

  • No

    I hate white liberals almost as much as I hate blacks but I will say this:  At least white libs have some decency and integrity remaining.   That’s why they’re not backing this.

     I’m not talking about the true believers who occupy Wall Street, whiggers and pansy intellectuals.  I mean regular, blue-collar whites whose families have always been Democrat or union or who just grew up in a Democratic machine-run neighborhood – Italians, Irish, Poles, Ukrainians, etc.

    These white people have a conscience.  They know right from wrong.  They see this Trayvon nonsense for what it is. 

    Blacks have no conscience.  They don’t know right from wrong.  I’m guessing most don’t even know the full story.  Someone rang the dinner bell and said YT’s on the menu and the black mob started salivating.  

    Facts never did matter  . . . it’s the OPPORTUNITY to poke YT with a stick.  Even liberal whites see that.

    • Just for the record, Italians, as a whole, are NOT democrats. I can’t speak for the Irish and others you listed…

      • NM156

        Italianos in trade unions tend to vote Dem, although they vote for the other side, secretly, if certain issues come to the fore. I say this as a fourth-generation Chicagoan living in the European-ethnic bungalow belt. In fact, the reality-TV show “Mob Wives” is being filmed in my neighborhood to the dismay of Italian heritage activists tired of the stereotype.

      • Unfortunately many Irish are pussy-whipped Liberals. They fought courageously for hundreds of years to remain Catholic,but find themselves in a world where the Catholic Church is usually on the wrong side of things.

        • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

           I don’t believe they were fighting to remain Catholic as much as fighting to be free of English or any foreign rule.  When the Armada was fleeing from its defeat, it had to pass north and down the Western Irish coast to get back to Spain.  When wrecks were arriving on the Western beaches in 1588, the Catholic Irish killed the survivors.   They resisted the Catholic Danes and the Catholic Normans as well.  The Catholic and Protestant hatreds of the Thirty Years Wars did intensify the  ruthlessness involved, however.  The Irish tragedy is that Catholicism has rendered them unable to seize the freedom they finally earned and causes them to identify with non-white, poor Catholic nations, which is why Irish nuns may be found serving everywhere from Mexico to South America and Africa over the past 100 years or so and why someone like Bono gets off worrying about Africa more than his own native country.

      • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

         I lived in a country that borders on Italy and all I can say is that all the Italians I ever met were socialists/communists.

    • .

      [email protected]:disqus

      I’m disappointed to hear you say you hate either of those. I’m aware that many of them would hate you or me.  And I think we should recognize that. But I’m not here to hate anyone else. I just want to stop the smears and have my grievances addressed. And I think that when someone says they hate someone else it makes it a lot harder for the rest of us to get that accomplished.

      • No

        Well, that’s aburden you’re going to have to carry by yourself.  It’s 2012.  If you don’t hate blacks and liberals by now I don’t know what to tell you.

        “Stopping smears and having grievances addressed”  sounds like something a girls volleyball team might have to do once in a while.  Things have gone far past that point. 

        With all respect . . . I’m not trying to insult you . . . if you don’t see that yet, stick around and keep reading and keep watching.  You will.

  • When I hear “Whites marching with blacks”, I think about the civil rights marches.  So, doesn’t sound like a good idea. Look at how all of that turned out….

  • JackKrak

    Why are white protestors largely missing in action at the Trayvon Martin rallies?

    For the same reason that blacks are largely missing in action in book clubs, volunteer organizations, high school AP classes, museums, organ donor lists, graduate school, symphony orchestras, boardrooms, scientific journals, military academies, Boy & Girl scouts, national parks, medical laboratories and a thousand other places –

    We have our society & they have theirs.

    • JackKrak

      Second place answer –

      Why are white protestors largely missing in action at the Trayvon Martin rallies?

      Because white people have to go to work.

  • joewest666

    Whites having an average IQ well over 75 -90 unlike the other group are not buying what the race hustlers are selling.

    Pure and Simple.

  •  There was one for several years. VNN and others went, but they were sparsely attended. 30 or 50 people.

    Of course, nothing but skinheads, neo-Nazis and other crazies would do that.

  • slobotnavitch

    Where are all the white people?!!!

    Even the dumbest white liberal wouldn’t (OK, maybe the dumbest would) go to a black rally for this character.

    Your chance of survival would be nil; at the least you’d be beaten and robbed and likely set on fire.  Blacks, given the anonymity of a mob, are the most dangerous people on earth.

    • No, no…Don’t underestimate stupidity of White liberals.

  • We don’t care because there has been no visible breach of the law. Whites understand that Zimmerman was protecting his neighborhood from the encroaching crime wave.   

  • Dan

    I couldn’t go because I had to take my kid to soccer practice and then the cat needed to go to the vet.

  • gemjunior

    Liberals are maniacs, are  unable to think clearly, guilt ridden, self-hating, and lacking the will to survive – so they are unfit in an evolutionary sense, NOT fit to carry on the racial characteristics given to them.  Something happened to their brains, maybe it was media propaganda but the fact is they fell for it.  And so they have set themselves up to die by erroneously aligning themselves with WHO WE KNOW are those likely to kill them on a whim.  They mistakenly believe that blacks and racial outsiders are the same “except for the color of their skin” and by their ignorance consign themselves and their loved ones to death by beating, rape, etc. BUT HAVE NO RIGHT TO DRAG US DOWN WITH THEM.  It’s sad they won’t listen to reason, but not sad enough for us to die at their sides.  And of course, many are traitors.

  • redshirts

    Whites aren’t attending because they are too busy today, the anniversary of the martyrdom of St. Voudo MLK, preparing to hang out with “queer youth” and get a free lunch, paid for by Ga.’s White Taxpayers, at UGA.

    And God forbid if any of us ever start questioning how racially profiling us with hurtful stereotypes of unearned White privilege fosters bullying and inequality when we are kidnapped, robbed, raped, tortured, and murdered by the Diversity Son of Obama.

    http://columns.uga.edu/news/fulltext/new-dialogues-in-diversity-lunchtime-series-offered/
    The first installment of the Office of Institutional Diversity’s lunchtime lecture series “Dialogues in Diversity” will be held April 13 from noon-
    1:30 p.m. in the Tate Student Center.

    Corey Johnson, associate professor of counseling and human development services and a Fulfilling the Dream Award recipient, will moderate the first discussion. Johnson’s work and research explores bullying and the inequality experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer youth in schools across Georgia.

    The series is an opportunity for faculty and staff to discuss, share and make recommendations for enhancing diversity and inclusion across UGA’s campuses. Each event will focus on a different area of diversity and begin with remarks provided by an expert in that area. This will be followed by informal table discussions. Lunch is provided; and prior registration is required.

    • Shawn_thefemale

       From your post it would appear that geographically you are a close neighbor of mine. Good to know there’s more like me close by that are willing to speak their mind SOMEWHERE. I had a grandson gradumacate from the brainwashing of this particular institute of higher diversity indoctrination.  Fortunately, they didn’t get his core values, but they still got too much.

      • redshirts

        Let’s play a game and figure it out.  What parts of town are no-gos for you?

        • Shawn_thefemale

          Personally I keep on the west side as much as I can, though I don’t actually  reside in bulldog town itself. I am about 10 minutes west of the Pepsi plant. Never going around the  North Ave. area.

          • redshirts

            What are you wearing right now?

  • jeffaral

    “Walking while black – merely being black – still seems to be a crime in this country”  – said Richard COHEN president of the Southern Poverty Law Center.     

    Change Black for Palestinian, and  USA for Israel and that might be true, MR COHEN !

  • So out of character for the Jew!! Jews are famous for their courageous defense of White Christians against all comers. So odd….

  • The heart bleeds…

  • My God! What about Chateau Heartiste??? (Roissy)

  • JUSTICE FOR TRAYVON,they all scream. But isnt that what dear trayvon GOT?

  • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

     Not in Portland, Oregon.  The news castes seem to show the crowds to be about 80% white.  Whites in the Northwest are largely blindly liberal, feeling it to be part of being hip rather than making any sense.  It was interesting to hear the black leader proclaim that “his people” weren’t going to stand for this much longer.  I wondered if his people would start by beating up the whites in their company?

  • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

    “Pallor” is a term used in medical diagnosis.  Use here denotes an attempt in denigration.  Is that what you intended, or are you simply attempting to seem intelligent?

  • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

     My memory is that the Neo-Nazi group jumped in right away and turned the protest into a white supremacist rally.  The victims families distanced themselves from them and the protest died out quickly as a result.  We must be a little more subtle.  I don’t want Neo-Nazis representing me as a race realist anyway.  In their world, we’d soon be policing ourselves and fighting among ourselves.  Remember that Hitler turned against his own people in the end.

  • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

     It’s going to take a lot more work than this to save the white race.  Many young white men change from liberalism as they grow older and learn.  Don’t polarize them. Besides NO ONE Is always completely wrong and NO ONE Is completely right all the time.

  • Shawn_thefemale

    Why are white protestors largely missing in action at the Trayvon Martin rallies?

    Perhaps because we’re at WORK, holding down jobs to pay for scum like the trademarked Trayvon and his ilk. That and,  frankly, Scarlett…

  • No

    I don’t think so.  A lot of people who call themselves “liberal” come from strong pro-union backgrounds where they see Conservatives and Republicans as the rich big-shots who oppress the little folks. 

    A lot of these people supported civil rights in the 60s (for example) because their heroes JFK and LBJ opposed Republicans.  A lot of them opposed the war in Vietnam (as another example) because they saw their kids going off to war while rich kids got college deferments.

    That’s a different type of liberal from some ex-Peace Corps, man-purse totin,’  hippie metro-sexual who’s brain-washing kids at the local community college about the wonders of diversity and multiculturalism.

  • Shawn_thefemale

    The first full phrase that blacks learn is “No Justice, No Peace.” The first song they learn is “We shall overcome”. The first and only activity they learn in PE is marching. Marching & gathering together is an advanced course. Once they learn all those, they’ve gradumacated.

  • Why are Whites “missing in action” at the Trayvon rallies? Well, for one thing they’re more apt to be at jobs, working, at least during the week. For another, they’re much less likely to agree with the preposterous premises that are used as excuses for the rallies. And above all, they’re probably afraid of being ganged and beaten up if they attend, just for being White.

  • xxxtonygunsxxx

    below is the website for the states attorney prosecuting mr. zimmerman, i urge all amreners to email or write ms. corey a respectful letter detailing how as a voter and citizen you feel that mr zimmerman defended himself under the law and how you feel that the police acted professionally on scene and did a good initial investigation and that charges against mr. zimmerman would not be right considering he was being assaulted and was forced to defend himself after yelling for help with no response. thank you.
    http://www.sao4th.com/

  • redshirts

    New claims cast Trayvon Martin as the aggressor

    http://www.ajc.com/news/nation

    • The page could not be found

  • bobfairlane

    We rally around the world. 

  • lou1011

    Nothing’s changed here A thug assaulted a guy on the streets, who defended himself.One less thug in this world..thank you Zimmerman

  • JohnEngelman

    Like Emmett Till’s mother back in 1955, black parents these days worry that their sons are in harm’s way, and instruct their children on how to comport themselves when stopped by police. Too often, society equates black skin with criminality.

    “Walking while black—merely being black—still seems to be a crime in this country,” said Richard Cohen, president of the Southern Poverty Law Center.

    “This is not news to folks of color. This is what happens, and has happened for years,” said Tim Wise, an anti-racist educator, writer and activist on The Melissa Harris-Perry Show.  
          
    – David A. Love, The Grio, April 3, 2012 
     
    Blacks are an estimated 39 times more likely to commit a violent crime againsta white than vice versa, and 136 times more likely to commit robbery.• Blacks are 2.25 times more likely to commit officially-designated hate crimesagainst whites than vice versa.  

    – Jared Taylor, from “The Color of Crime”http://www.colorofcrime.com/colorofcrime2005.pdf  
     
    Blacks have more reason to fear black criminals than white police officers, or even white criminals.

  • kminta

    As a black person with Libertarian/conservative views, I must say that I’m growing increasingly dismayed with those who are using this whole fiasco to suit their own agendas. (And I know you guys here know who I’m talking about.) In my opinion, those whites who were absent from the pro-Trayvon Martin rallies were either smart enough to realize how much of a farce this whole thing has become, or were turned off by the ilk of Al Sharpton and other race-exploiters. 

    While Trayvon Martin’s death is a tragedy all-around, I’m equally concerned with black crime (On-white and on-black.) Of course, race-baiters know that there’s little profit to be made of discussing black criminality; too much is lost when not blaming whitey for black self-inflicted problems. As a black, I hate to say it, but black folks are too damn emotional and impulsive when it comes to racial situations.

    Also, how any intelligent person (of any race) can mistake George Zimmerman for a white when he’s clearly Hispanic is beyond me and most rational people I imagine. My guess is that those exploiting this situation are well aware of Zimmerman’s race/ethnicity, but don’t want conflict with the Hispanics either out of fear of Latino-on-black violence (which has been escalating over the years), or the knowledge that putting the blame on whitey is much easier.

    Perhaps this black man will become more interested in cases like Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman when blacks in general start to at least try to understand that not everything bad in black community is the white man’s fault.

  • FourFooted_Messiah

    Short answer – No.