Skip to comments.Trayvon Martin Case: Lebron James Tweets Hoodie Picture In Support
Posted on 03/23/2012 12:04:59 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
Miami Heat superstar Lebron James tweeted out a picture of the entire Heat team wearing hoodies in support of murdered Florida teenager Trayvon Martin.
James tweeted out the picture of the entire Heat team with their heads down and black hoodies on along with the hashtags: #WeAreTrayvon Martin #Hoodies #Stereotyped #WeWantJustice.
Martin, a 17-year-old high school student, was shot and killed by George Zimmerman on Feb. 26th while walking home from a convenience store after purchasing a drink and a bag of Skittles. Zimmerman claims that he shot Martin, an African-American, in self-defense, but many news organizations have raised serious doubts about Zimmerman's story.
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You talkin' to me?
While Geraldo blames the tragic death of Trayvon Martin on his mode of dress, I believe there is another element that the MSM will studiously ignore.
Barack Obama has done more to divide this nation along racial lines than anything I can remember. African Americans for Obama, Hispanics for Obama, Martians for Obama, etc., etc... are just part of it. This guy’s efforts to take us the rest of the way to communism have angered many of those who may already harbor latent or outright racist tendencies.
While Obamas anti-American behavior has little to do with his race, there are unbalanced folks out here who DO read race into that behavior. Once they cross that threshold, their warped minds can justify nearly any act, up to and including the killing of an unarmed black boy walking through his neighborhood. I fear there is more and worse to come.
Barack, some of Trayvon Martin’s blood and the blood of future black and white victims of your racism is on YOUR hands.
Well said! And you are right. The media will NEVER blame Obama.
He has Chosen 1 tattooed on his back.
If the white guy or hispanic guy or whatever color they happen to be killed any innocent, no matter the color, then they need to be help accountable. But this theatre of the absurd we see when someone like this is killed is indeed a very absurd and laughable joke. These poverty pimps that scream so loud get back in their limo and scoot to their private plane and go home to a palace. They don't even live in the hood.
None of these morons knew this kid. But boy will they use his corpse to dance on....
I know that the media around here (K.C.,MO) tv at least, rarely mentions the race or description of a "perp" when a crime is being reported and if there is a camera shot, they distort the image so much so that his own momma wouldn't recognize him/her.
Also another ongoing gripe I have is that if the perp is a "teen," the media will use that term and even toss in "young person or child," for that matter. Once when the perp was 6 weeks away from being 20 years old, they still referred to him as "a teenager!"
Once, when the victim happened to be a 19 year old white guy, the media kept referring to him as a "man."
However, in the case of girls getting abortions without parental consent, she's always "a woman."
An article with a very different point of view....
“Once again, these details have been ignored or changed by the media.
1.The witness reports that George Zimmerman was on the ground and Trayvon is on top of him punching him.
2.The witness says that George Zimmerman was screaming and yelling for help.
3.Police arrive and find Zimmerman bleeding on his face and the back of his head. He also has had grass stains on his back. All this confirms the story told by Zimmerman and the witness.
4.Police play the 911 tape for Trayvon Martin’s father, who tells police that the voice screaming is not the voice of his son.”
“...In fact, the local homeowners’ association reports that George Zimmerman actually caught one thief and aided in the apprehension of other criminals...”
Well, Stand Your Ground is not doing what this man did, Santorum said Friday morning at a campaign event in Monroe, La. Theres a difference between Stand Your Ground and doing what he did. And its a horrible case. Its chilling to hear what happened, and of course the fact that law enforcement didnt immediately go after and prosecute this case is another chilling example of horrible decisions made by people in this process."
I’ve read that one and the responding officer’s report.
Many involved in this story are asking for witness statements to verify the above facts. LEO ain’t dumb.
If you release the witness accounts, you risk providing “snitch info” and put the safety of the witnesses also at risk. You may even jeopardize the prosecutor’s case by having the witnesses change their story due to intimidation (which, BTW, is the intent of the race-baiter Sharpton).
Again, good legal maneuver by the local prosecutor. We’ll hear the witnesses statements if/when this goes to trial.