Friday, July 12, 2013

We Want Justice For Trayvon Martin

black 1We have seen justice denied many times since African Americans were dragged onto the shores of this country. It has happened in many ways from lynchings to many other forms of terror and as we see continues today.

I will pray for justice to be served in the Zimmerman Murder Case. Therefore, Thought Provoking Perspectives will show support for the Martin family who only asks for justice to not be denied as it has throughout our sorted history.

The Black image is my way of showing my support until justice is correctly served.
Not too long ago, a black person’s “place” was in the field or in the back of the bus. If a black man was found “out of his place,” he could be jailed or lynched. In Martin’s day — in our day — a black person’s “place” is in the ghetto. If he is found “out of his place,” he may be treated with suspicion, frisked, arrested — or in this case DEATH.
trayvon grave

Rest In Peace Trayvon! And that's my Thought Provoking Perspective...

3 comments:

Iona said...

This is awesome!

Mark Riets said...
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Mark Rietz said...

Thanks for sharing the thoughtful post.

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