June 6, 2020
Salem-News.com (Aug-12-2013 01:21)
Chicago Teachers Union To March On Washington In Support Of Travon?Poem by Luke Easter Salem-News.com
The Chicago Teachers Union is urging union members to attend the march to protest foreclosures, the Second City’s recent rash of school closings and, of course, the verdict in favor of George Zimmerman, a Hispanic man who shot a black teenager during an altercation.
The celebrities and unions are coming out of the woodwork over the death of Trayvon Martin, but they stay silent when other similar crimes take place, Luke Easter highlights the problem in this poem.
Salem-News.com (Jul-23-2013 10:54)
Woman Given 16 Months for Reporting Her Rape & George Zimmerman?Poem by Luke Easter Salem-News.com
As the US reels over the verdict in the killing of Trayvon Martin, and George Zimmerman goes free, we are directed to the plight of Marte Deborah Dalelv, a rape victim who narrowly escaped being sentenced to prison
Rape prosecutions are difficult in the United Arab Emirates. While western extravagance is tolerated and even encouraged, the bottom line is that laws in these countries are completely biased toward men and against women.
Salem-News.com (Jul-21-2013 21:59)
Minority Rights and the Killing of Trayvon MartinWilliam K. Barth Salem-News.com
‘Trayvon Martin could have been me thirty five years ago.’ - US President Barack Obama
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Race alone is not enough to explain the outcome of the Martin Zimmerman trial. We need also to understand the plight of minority groups qua groups if we are to prevent future tragic killings.
Salem-News.com (Jul-19-2013 22:56)
President Obama Discusses Zimmerman Verdict AftermathPoem by Luke Easter Salem-News.com
LaVena Johnson's rape and murder were deemed a 'suicide' in one of the most flagrant abuses of justice in US history.
The vicious rape and murder of LaVena Johnson at Joint Base Balad in Iraq is one of the most gut wrenching miscarriages of justice ever recorded.
Salem-News.com (Jul-19-2013 13:47)
Will Zimmerman Face a Second or Third Round of Litigation?Ralph E. Stone Salem-News.com
The FBI did conduct an investigation of the shooting, but halted its investigation, deferring to Florida’s investigation and ultimate prosecution of Zimmerman.
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The world now knows that George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch coordinator, was acquitted of shooting and killing Trayvon Martin on February 26, 2012.
Salem-News.com (Jul-18-2013 15:45)
Rachel Jeantel Says Police Didn`t Even Try to Contact Her Over Trayvon`s DeathSalem-News.com
“He told me a strange man, who we now know as George, kept following him toward his father’s fiancée’s house,” Jeantel said.
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Vinnie Politan held a one-on-one interview with Rachel Jeantel – the prosecution’s star witness in the George Zimmerman trial.
Salem-News.com (Jul-17-2013 18:07)
The Death of Trayvon Martin Has Unleashed a Wave of Demagoguery Which Must be AnsweredAllan C. Brownfeld Salem-News.com
Few of those urging demonstrations against the alleged "racism" in the jury verdict finding Mr. Zimmerman not guilty have spent very much time examining the law and the trial itself.
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The death of Trayvon Martin is, of course, a devastating event for his family. That a 17 year old boy returning from a visit to a nearby store for a snack should have his life taken is difficult to understand and accept.
Salem-News.com (Jul-16-2013 17:14)
The (Florida) Law, Sir, Is an AssBill Annett Salem-News.com
Nobody was listening — least of all the media, who know a headline when they hear one.
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First Central Florida, then the South 48 and finally the World According To Facebook, have all been agog over the past month with the ongoing Trial of George Zimmerman, or the triumph of Law over Justice.
Salem-News.com (Jul-16-2013 01:19)
George Zimmerman, `Not Guilty` A Travesty Of Justice?Poem by Luke Easter Salem-News.com
Luke Easter makes a number of indisputable points in this poem.
Too little is being done to save Black youth on a daily basis in America, and yet the death of Trayvon Martin is dominating headlines day after day.
Salem-News.com (Jul-14-2013 12:49)
Open Season on Black Boys After a Verdict Like ThisGary Younge The Guardian
Calls for calm after George Zimmerman was acquitted of murdering Trayvon Martin are empty words for black families
Let it be noted that on this day, Saturday 13 July 2013, it was still deemed legal in the US to chase and then shoot dead an unarmed young black man on his way home from the store because you didn't like the look of him.