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Trayvon Martinís parents are Ebony Power 100 honorees
The Orlando Sentinel ^ | November 7, 2012 | Hal Boedeker

Posted on 11/12/2012 12:07:33 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

Edited on 11/12/2012 12:19:51 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

The parents of Trayvon Martin have been saluted by Ebony magazine.

Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton were named Ebony Power 100 honorees. So was Benjamin Crump, their attorney, at a celebration last week in New York.


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TOPICS: Books/Literature; Politics; Society; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: celebratefailure; ebony; florida; georgezimmerman; hoody; skittlethug; trayvon; trayvonmartin
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The most creative novelist on Earth couldn't make this stuff up. Eb, the handyman on Green Acres looks like Perry Mason beside Benjamin Crump. Heck, so does Arnold Ziffel.
1 posted on 11/12/2012 12:07:44 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Oh, I think one could, but he or she would get excoriated for putting “racism” into his or her novel.


2 posted on 11/12/2012 12:12:06 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So whats their cause;
Child neglect?


3 posted on 11/12/2012 12:12:37 PM PST by CGASMIA68
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I think we need to start a white male history month, white male awards and white male music awards.

Since we are now it he minority.


4 posted on 11/12/2012 12:13:30 PM PST by EQAndyBuzz (The goal is to equalize outcomes based on race without regard for performance or merit.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I think we need to start a white male history month, white male awards and white male music awards.

Since we are now in the minority.


5 posted on 11/12/2012 12:13:45 PM PST by EQAndyBuzz (The goal is to equalize outcomes based on race without regard for performance or merit.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Its ironic that two people who helped incite a modern day lynch mob are being honored by a black themed magazine.


6 posted on 11/12/2012 12:13:55 PM PST by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

re: “The parents of Trayvon Martin have been saluted by Ebony magazine. Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton were named Ebony Power 100 honorees. So was Benjamin Crump, their attorney, at a celebration last week in New York.”

Of course they were deserving - especially in the new and improved United States!


7 posted on 11/12/2012 12:14:21 PM PST by rusty schucklefurd
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Oh... their little thug son would be so proud.


8 posted on 11/12/2012 12:16:09 PM PST by grobdriver (Proud Member, Party of No! Nobama, No Way, No How!)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

re: “Since we are now in the minority.”

No, no, no, your are not showing the proper attitude. Even if whites are in the minority, they are the OPPRESSING minority and still need to be put in their place.

You’re not being a good cracker. (sacr.)


10 posted on 11/12/2012 12:17:27 PM PST by rusty schucklefurd
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Bastard child harassing and beating up Latino for making sure he wasn’t stealing... Again. Parents are heroic?


11 posted on 11/12/2012 12:17:51 PM PST by TigerClaws
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Good Lord. If I was Tom Joyner, I’d refuse the award out of self-respect.


12 posted on 11/12/2012 12:17:51 PM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: EQAndyBuzz

We also need an Ivory magazine, and a National Association of American Vanilla People, because you know, there are so many shades of white.


13 posted on 11/12/2012 12:18:16 PM PST by Badabing Badablonde (New to the internet? CLICK HERE)
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To: Logical me

Please don’t write racist posts. There are black FReepers here.


14 posted on 11/12/2012 12:18:48 PM PST by BipolarBob (As long as Bronco is in office I'm on strike.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz
Rednecks, man. Rednecks.
15 posted on 11/12/2012 12:20:43 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Do they give out Ivory Power awards too?


17 posted on 11/12/2012 12:22:45 PM PST by bigbob
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To: TigerClaws

The trial isn’t even over yet... this is like Big Ears getting the Nobel Peace Prize on his inauguration, and then not even turning out to be a peacenik.

Infamy on them.


18 posted on 11/12/2012 12:24:21 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: TigerClaws

“Parents are heroic?”

Entrepreneurial....


19 posted on 11/12/2012 12:25:45 PM PST by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: bigbob

Let’s call it redneck power. Although, if Bill Clinton can be a “black president” then surely we can have rednecks in many colors.


20 posted on 11/12/2012 12:26:01 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: Stormdog

How callously capitalistic....


21 posted on 11/12/2012 12:26:57 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

#12 Louis Farrakhan

#36 Trayvon Martin

http://www.ebony.com/entertainment-culture/ebony-reveals-its-2012-power-100-list-100


22 posted on 11/12/2012 12:27:49 PM PST by Java4Jay (The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Did Representative Colonel Allen West make that Ebony list???


23 posted on 11/12/2012 12:28:49 PM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: Windflier; Trueblackman; BipolarBob

Cheese whiz. We can talk about all manner of people turning themselves into garbage, but not this (”most xxxx”).

What is your take on this Windy, and True? Are we being over sensitive?


24 posted on 11/12/2012 12:30:29 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: EQAndyBuzz
"Since we are now it he minority."

Way back in the day when it was OK to be a white male?

25 posted on 11/12/2012 12:31:39 PM PST by showme_the_Glory (ILLEGAL: prohibited by law. ALIEN: Owing political allegiance to another country or government)
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To: EQAndyBuzz
"Since we are now it he minority."

Way back in the day when it was OK to be a white male?

26 posted on 11/12/2012 12:31:53 PM PST by showme_the_Glory (ILLEGAL: prohibited by law. ALIEN: Owing political allegiance to another country or government)
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To: Java4Jay; All
Let's make bets on replies removed by mod.

Two, so far.

I'll predict 5 before the thread dies.

I predict THIS will be one of those removed

27 posted on 11/12/2012 12:32:16 PM PST by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

“How callously capitalistic....”

And racist...don’t forget racist...


28 posted on 11/12/2012 12:32:21 PM PST by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

#53 MSNBC


29 posted on 11/12/2012 12:32:28 PM PST by Java4Jay (The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz
I think we need to start a white male history month, white male awards and white male music awards.
Since we are now in the minority.

Actually, the racism of the Left accelerates when the "oppressors" are in the minority. Check out South Africa, Zimbabwe, and dozens of other examples.

30 posted on 11/12/2012 12:34:39 PM PST by Teacher317 ('Tis time to fear when tyrants seem to kiss.)
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To: Java4Jay

I guess the lefties finally took it to heart that corporations can be people!


31 posted on 11/12/2012 12:36:36 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: Teacher317

Yeah, why not go ahead and have a redneck history month, since they’ve demographically won now?


32 posted on 11/12/2012 12:38:14 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: Uncle Chip

Are you kidding. Neither has Herman Cain, the turnaround tycoon, I bet.


33 posted on 11/12/2012 12:39:15 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Ebony gives awards to the parents of the Thug of the Year?


34 posted on 11/12/2012 12:56:10 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

Why not give it posthumously to the Thug himself? Get right to the point.


35 posted on 11/12/2012 12:57:26 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They’ll be on the cover of Thug Life next month.


36 posted on 11/12/2012 1:04:30 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: TigersEye
Do Traytable's parents have a niggardly attitude? ... Isn't it a requirement to be given ANY award from Ebony?
37 posted on 11/12/2012 1:07:12 PM PST by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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nig·gard·ly    [nig-erd-lee]

adjective
1. reluctant to give or spend; stingy; miserly.

2. meanly or ungenerously small or scanty: a niggardly tip to a waiter.

38 posted on 11/12/2012 1:10:26 PM PST by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The article refers to the “honorees” as “parents”. I find that interesting since the word “parent” can be both a noun and a verb. By my estimation and observation, it seems to me that the “honorees” stretch both potential usages to the breaking point. In the future, I believe the proper connotation is “sperm donor” and “mattress back” for the two individuals. There is no evidence to support using “parent” to describe either one.


39 posted on 11/12/2012 1:11:03 PM PST by T-Bird45 (It feels like the seventies, and it shouldn't.)
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Looks like #2 is the operant definition.


40 posted on 11/12/2012 1:11:22 PM PST by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

41 posted on 11/12/2012 1:13:37 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: JoeProBono

WHY NOT?


42 posted on 11/12/2012 1:38:58 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

They are celebrating the product of social engineering.


43 posted on 11/12/2012 1:48:29 PM PST by ronnie raygun (bb)
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To: TigersEye
They’ll be on the cover of Thug Life next month.

Thug Life??? ---- LOLOL

44 posted on 11/12/2012 1:57:27 PM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

They’re still negotiating a centerfold spread in Playas, Boyeee!


45 posted on 11/12/2012 2:09:34 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
What is your take on this Windy?

Crock o' horse hockey. 'Honored' by Ebony magazine because they let their child go feral instead of raising him to be a worthwhile citizen? 'Scuse me while I spit a nail or two.

46 posted on 11/12/2012 4:33:56 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier

For blacks, it’s all about self esteem, even if it’s fake and vapid.


47 posted on 11/12/2012 4:37:20 PM PST by King Moonracer (Bad lighting and cheap fabric, that's how you sell clothing.....)
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To: King Moonracer
For blacks, it’s all about self esteem, even if it’s fake and vapid.

Let's not paint with such a broad brush. Not every black person operates that way.

48 posted on 11/12/2012 7:10:26 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: King Moonracer

The first zotted comment above was one that claimed “most blacks are garbage.” Without echoing once more (which also got zotted) that the ones that are did it to themselves, I must comment that it’s breathtaking how cheap identity politics have so swamped out plain old common sense. Honorable men of any color of the rainbow — and surely even green Martians if there were Martians to be green — of course would want their next generation to be honorable too. Trayvon’s parents were the picture of dysfunction. We’re watching a tragedy unfold, bemused by it all right now, but at some point it will become downright frightening.


49 posted on 11/12/2012 7:13:34 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: Windflier

You are correct, of course. What evil, wicked spell has overtaken the world that a minority (if slightly so) race in America has in such large numbers chosen to honor what is dishonorable? Not that palefaces are wearing halos, because they have winked and nodded at this if not egged it on themselves.


50 posted on 11/12/2012 7:16:33 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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