Skip to comments.Senators wear 'hoodies' to decry Trayvon Martin's death
Posted on 03/26/2012 6:35:58 PM PDT by Altura Ct.
ALBANY - State Senate Democrats put on hooded sweatshirts to protest the death of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed teen allegedly gunned down by neighborhood crime watch captain in Florida.
At an Capitol news conference, Sen. Eric Adams, D-Brooklyn, denounced the killing of Martin, who, he said, carried nothing but "Skittles and god-damned ice tea."
The Senators discussed the case as groups around the country, including members of the NBA's Miami Heat, have put on the sweatshirts or "hoodies" to decry the 17-year-old's killing.
Martin, who was black, was shot on Feb. 26, allegedly by a neighborhood watch captain, George Zimmerman, 32. Martin was wearing a hooded sweatshirt as he walked through a gated community on the way to the home of his father's girlfriend.
Zimmerman, who is white and Latino, has claimed he fired on the unarmed teen in self defense. The killing, and the lack of criminal charges, have caused outrage in Sanford, the Florida community where the death occurred, an protests around the country.
Read more: http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Senators-wear-hoodies-to-decry-Trayvon-Martin-s-3435567.php#ixzz1qHDeXcAv
If you support traditional marriage, wear pants tomorrow.
What racist, ill-informed, embarassing, idiotic loons and moonbats. THESE MORONS ARE SUPPOSEDLY “LEADERS”??????
Zimmerman isn’t Jewish, he’s Roman Catholic. I posted a link to Inside NOVA that had comments from members at the church he attended in Manassas when he was growing up. I have seen a couple other articles posted here that reference his Catholic upbringing as well.
They should sell drugs too and assault a school bus driver. That would really show solidatary with Trayvon.
Stupid and pathetic beyond belief.
Senators wear ‘hoodies’ to decry Trayvon Martin’s death
Do they protest violence against sweater-vests and khakis too?
Fine. Maybe they’ll don bowties when the next White kid is killed by Black guy, you know, just to show how ‘inclusive’ and ‘multicultural’ they all are.
Idiots..did any of them sport gold teef??
I feel so sorry for conservative blacks. They have to be horrified that clowns like Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton and the New Black Panthers are considered their “leaders” or “spokesmen” for all of them. They are the ultimate racists and I’m happy they are spotlighting their unreasonableness to the point that THEY will become the story - not George Zimmerman.
And Obama, who is white and black...
Still waiting for the media to refer to Odumbo as "white and black."
Who in Washington speaks for them?
Back at ya Trayvon. Pardon my lack of sympathy. Yeah Zimmerman should have broke off his pursuit when the cops told him to, no question. But you didn’t break his nose with your Skittles, now did you?
This is what happens when you jump on and start beating an armed man.
Hey dumbasses (not you Altura) those are called hooded sweatshirts. Morons
And say what you will about Malcolm X, but he definitely wouldn’t have encouraged this.....he was all about blacks becoming self-sufficient, through their hard work and taking care of their families.
You are not an activist if you wear a shirt...
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