Skip to comments.Bowie mom petitions for justice for Trayvon Martin
Posted on 04/01/2012 12:59:50 PM PDT by Houmatt
When she woke up recently from a dream about her oldest son being shot to death as he walked home from 7-Eleven with a bottle of iced tea and Skittles, Maria Roach pledged to do something to help the mother who had lived her nightmare.
For days, Roach had been haunted by the slaying of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. He looked like an older version of her sons. He died in Sanford, Fla., near Orlando, where she and her husband lived until three years ago. Her heart went out to both of Trayvons parents, but as the mother of Max, 6, and Mason, 5, she felt a special connection with his mother, Sybrina Fulton.
She knew from experience that justice was not always swift or blind in the Sunshine State, so she took a stand on behalf of the slain teenager.
I wrote a petition, Roach said.
(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...
the [Trayvon] shooting has demonstrated the level of danger young blacks can face . . . For the first time, she said, others can see, personified in Martin, the dangers black men and boys face because of racial profiling and stereotyping . . . [black children are constantly in danger] not only from illness but also from strangers who might find them suspicious.
Well I guess federal, state, and local stats are liars. Young blacks are not being gunned down by other blacks.. their being shot 24/7 by whites.
You know.. we went through this in the 1960s.. the radicals trying desperately to start a race war. They failed. We all realized black and white that we were Americans.
Things have changed. The 1960s Marxist campus spoiled brats have indoctrinated two generations of youths using the "education" system.
Two generations of black youths have been raised in 100% pure hatred of whitey and "acting white." I guess.
Besides the two generations of brainwashing I suggested that there is anther factor. To wit, that blacks whose ancestors earned their freedom prior to 1865 are today's conservative Americans and those whose ancestors were set loose by crackers, honkies, whatever are more bitter than ever looking not to get along but to get even.
Sadly I wish Zimmerman had been arrested, posted bond, and been released. Would the one additional, and perhaps unwarranted, step of being arrested quell the lynch mob we now see? I doubt it, but at least we would more clearly see the racial agitators for what they are.
Where did so many Americans get the idea that petitions not already required by law are worth the paper they're written on? It's really a childish belief.
Technically he was arrested. Cuffed taken to the station, questioned, etc. Then released. I do not know if he was booked.
And then what, the cops decided to un-arrest him?
No, he was never arrested.
I believe you can be taken into custody but not arrested. Any Freepers out there understand the distinction?
A petition may only be worth what the holder justice department wants it to be worth. In Mississippi we secured more than enough certified signitures to get Voter ID on the ballot where it passed with over 65% of the vote but it is apparently not going to be in effect for the 2012 election because it is being held up by the holder doj.
Trayvon Martin has already received the justice he so richly deserved at the hand of someone with a CCW permit that he thought was a pushover.Live like a thug, die like a thug, with a hole in your chest screaming for your momma.
“She knew from experience that justice was not always swift or blind in the Sunshine State, so she took a stand on behalf of the slain teenager.”
Born(1935, Miami) and raised in South Florida and we, Webfeet/Crackers, always took care of roaches by stomping on them. sometimes I even had shoes on. :^}
When you hit one real good they would make a crunchy/popping noise.
Oh, good! Another meddling person who ‘wants to make a difference’.
We are now a nation of demagogues.
One can not be arrested without being officially charged with a crime.
Zimmerman was detained - not arrested.
You don't say....
Odd, this Florida Criminal Attorney seems to disagree.....
"2. WHEN AM I CONSIDERED "UNDER ARREST"? When the police significantly deprive you of your freedom of movement in order to question you about a crime or take you into custody, you are legally considered under arrest. You could be under arrest even though no one has used the word arrest. The police are obligated in most situations to identify themselves as the police at the time of arrest and to tell you that you are being arrested and why."
Bowie mom needs to trademark her name and sell some hoodies........
Dear Maria from Bowie,
Two words. Christopher Jones.
This boy died much closer to your home, about 10 miles away.
Did you seek justice for him? Did any black person in yuor neighborhood seek justice for Christoper?
His murderers got treated like naughty kids in Juvie court. Both will be out next year.
At least the parents sued one of the punk gangstas... and took his expensive status sneakers when he said he didnt have no money to pay them. How about that justice, eh?
Christoper Jones didnt “look like” your son.
Just a suggestion.
When your son hits 17, if you don’t want people (black white or tan) to look at him and think he is a gangsta, then don’t let him dress and act like one.
... shazam !
I think I am beginning to connect the dots:
Negroes can use the “N-word” but other races and ethnic groups are forbidden under threat of physical force and law;
Negroes can kill each other and all that is needed in reparations is to leave a lighted candle or a stuffed Teddy Bear, but Non-Negro groupings are to be called before the Negro Tribunals;
Murders, Assaults (no all attacks result in death). rapes,irresponsible statement (Illegal Reward offer by Black Liberation Front), stupid statements and pictures/videos (i.e., Congress People Cynthia McKinney, Bobby L. Rush, Jim Moran) are not to be presented in depth on prime time National ABCBSNBCNN channels in depth; reports:
NEVER ARE “BLACK ON WHITE” CRIME STATISTICS EVER TO BE PRESENTED IN DEPTH PRESENTATION ON/IN National articles by/of the Ass.Press ABCBSNBCNN, NYTimes, WaPOSt , etc presentations.
My superficial analysis is that the “MSM” considers the above to be prejudicial to good Race Relations, given the number of “White on Black” crime occurrences during the last 40 or so years as these data would be prejudicial to race relations.
If it’s true, is it racist?
What the MSM does is not racist, and those I am acquainted with in Media locally are not Racist but have the Liberal/Progressive mindset that this country’s traditional values are somehow tainted by their White ancestors’ history and their own “selfish attitude” of prioritizing the individual needs of themselves and their families.
As for as the Negro community goes, and there are a few exceptions, almost every Negro I know has expressed an a belief that they have been, and are now, being put down by “Whitey” because of their color and not their merit, whether it is done deliberately or institutional. They do not see that some people get the “edge” because they are tall, pretty, or just nice. In addition there a good number who game the “White Guilt” and “Don’t-be Racist” system.
I expect that is longer and more rambling than you had expected, but it helps me.
Right. I think that was what the other poster was driving at, but I don’t know about those things...thanks, wtc911.