Sunday, March 18, 2012

13-year-old black boy on Trayvon Martin: "Sometimes people get stereotyped" (with video)

Trayvon Martin---Courtesy of Sybrina Fulton

Charles M. Blow (NY Times) with video (01:41) from the Orlando Sentinel:
“He said that Tray was gone.”

That’s how Sybrina Fulton, her voice full of ache, told me she found out that her 17-year-old son, Trayvon Martin, had died. In a wrenching telephone call, the boy’s father, who had taken him to visit a friend, told her that Trayvon had been gunned down in a gated townhouse community in Sanford, Fla., outside Orlando.

“He said, ‘Somebody shot Trayvon and killed him.’ And I was like, ‘Are you sure?’ ” Fulton continued in disbelief. “I said ‘How do you know that’s Trayvon?’ And he said because they showed him a picture.” MORE...

1 comment:

Howard Martin said...

Eventually, probably after the "formal" investigation(s), Obama will have something to say about this.