robert kelley

When George Zimmerman fatally shot Trayvon Martin, an unarmed, teenage pedestrian returning home one rainy February evening from a neighborhood convenience store, the NRA went mute. Neither NRA officials nor the pro-gun wing of the Republican Party argued that had Trayvon Martin been armed, he would be alive today.
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Robin D.G. Kelley goes on to explain that the justice system did not fail in the Zimmerman case, rather it functioned precisely as it was designed to–against black people

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