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Many Young Black Men Are Afraid They Will End Up Like Trayvon
GlobalGrind ^

Posted on 08/21/2012 1:19:42 PM PDT by MNDude

Ever since Trayvon Martin was shot and killed by George Zimmerman on that faithful night, America has been on their toes about the stereotypes that have been put under a spotlight.

There are all types of statistics that are supposed to show that young black men have to be more careful with how they act, and it gets harder when those stereotypes only worsen from it.

According to the Orlando Sentinel, young black men are more fearful of their futures ever since the incident with Trayvon Martin.

A 19-year-old boy named Jaboris Haynes spoke with the Sentinel and revealed:

"Sometimes it hurts. When I was younger, I thought of being a different race and wondered what it would be like. The message I got about being a young black man wasn't a good message. I always felt like somebody was after me, like they were judging me, just because I'm a black male."

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1 posted on 08/21/2012 1:19:44 PM PDT by MNDude
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Good. Don’t jump on citizens observing you on a street you don’t live on jackasses.


2 posted on 08/21/2012 1:21:59 PM PDT by goseminoles
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To: MNDude

Well they should start acting like they are not part of a wild Tribe!


3 posted on 08/21/2012 1:22:51 PM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: MNDude

They’re not entirely wrong. But it’s MUCH more likely they’ll be killed by other young black men.


4 posted on 08/21/2012 1:23:33 PM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Vote Romney to stop Obama. Vote conservative Congresspeople to stop Romney.)
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To: MNDude

Don’t bring a fist to a gun fight.


5 posted on 08/21/2012 1:24:42 PM PDT by DrDude (Obama does nothing for me except PISS ME OFF!)
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To: MNDude

“America has been on their toes about the stereotypes that have been put under a spotlight.”

Wait...what? We are? I didn’t get that memo.

Who didn’t send me the frickin’ memo?!?!?!?


6 posted on 08/21/2012 1:25:35 PM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (OWS = The Great American Snivel War)
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To: MNDude
Most of them will wind up being murdered by another black dude.

Very few will be killed by white-Hispanics.

7 posted on 08/21/2012 1:25:45 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: MNDude

Um... I’ve been careful of how I acted every since I was a teenager. Confusing oppression with self-control is a large part of the problem in the black community.


8 posted on 08/21/2012 1:25:45 PM PDT by redpoll
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To: MNDude

If you don’t want to be mistaken for a thug, then don’t dress like one.


9 posted on 08/21/2012 1:26:56 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: MNDude

On a somewhat related note, a young black lifeguard at the local pool here was wearing a hoodie (hood up, of course) in the current 80-degree, cloudless weather. WTF? These clowns want to be taken seriously?


10 posted on 08/21/2012 1:26:58 PM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: MNDude
Many Young Black Men Are Afraid They Will End Up Like Trayvon

Solution: DON'T COMMIT CRIMES!

11 posted on 08/21/2012 1:27:49 PM PDT by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: MNDude
on that faithful night

On that faithful night?

12 posted on 08/21/2012 1:30:05 PM PDT by krb (Obama is a miserable failure.)
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To: Psycho_Bunny

You’d be hard pressed to find a “stereotype” that exists without reason.

I got an idea! Say, why don’t you integrate with the Western Judaeo-Christian culture of America, live by the same behavioral standards, and we’ll forget about your melanin enhanced status altogether?


13 posted on 08/21/2012 1:32:05 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working fors)
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To: MNDude
I always felt like somebody was after me, like they were judging me, just because I'm a black male."

Jaboris, go with those guys wearing the white coats.....they are there to help you.

14 posted on 08/21/2012 1:33:14 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: MNDude

Live like a thug, die like a thug.

I’d like to think it was a wake up call for some thugs.


15 posted on 08/21/2012 1:33:29 PM PDT by TheDon (The Democrat Party, the party of the KKK (tm))
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To: MNDude

These young ‘men’ need to realize that it’s not about skin color, it’s about behavior. Live like a thug, die like a thug.


16 posted on 08/21/2012 1:34:32 PM PDT by patriotsblood
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers
it’s MUCH more likely they’ll be killed by other young black men.

Yes by an overwhelming statistical margin - 96% are shot by fellow blacks or Latinos.

But never mentioned by the MSM.

17 posted on 08/21/2012 1:35:38 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: patriotsblood

There are many that would try to tell you that skin melanin content is somehow inseparable from behavior.

Bogus.


18 posted on 08/21/2012 1:36:10 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working fors)
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To: krb

O’ Come All Ye Fateful...


19 posted on 08/21/2012 1:37:03 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Had enough of the freaks running the show yet?)
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To: EGPWS
I always felt like somebody was after me, like they were judging me, just because I'm a black male

"I always feel like, somebody's watchin' me....."

20 posted on 08/21/2012 1:37:08 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: MNDude
According to the Orlando Sentinel, young black men are more fearful of their futures ever since the incident with Trayvon Martin.

Then stop whining and leave Florida and seek safe haven in a black friendly city like Chicago.

21 posted on 08/21/2012 1:38:12 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: MNDude
Jaboris Haynes

Jaboris???

WTF?

JABORIS!?!?!?

Seriously. Do these folks just throw some random syllables together and call it a name?

22 posted on 08/21/2012 1:38:36 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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Seriously. Do these folks just throw some random syllables together and call it a name?

I'd be surprised if somebody hasn't already named their kid, "Kwyjibo."

23 posted on 08/21/2012 1:39:36 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: MNDude

Don’t go ‘round making people kill you to defend themselves, and you’ll be fine, dude....


24 posted on 08/21/2012 1:41:32 PM PDT by Quickgun (Second Amendment. The only one you can put your hands on.)
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To: dfwgator

Get outta my head!

:D


25 posted on 08/21/2012 1:42:01 PM PDT by Salamander (Snakes. It had to be snakes.)
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To: MrB

I got another idea! Stop giving your children stupid ‘made-up’ names: a hiring manager will give a much fairer shake to John, Tom, or Kathy then Dante, Trayvon, or Lateesha.


26 posted on 08/21/2012 1:42:39 PM PDT by bassmaner (Hey commies: I am a white male, and I am guilty of NOTHING! Sell your 'white guilt' elsewhere.)
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To: MNDude

Don’t become a drug dealer, as was Trayvon, and risk losing your life.


27 posted on 08/21/2012 1:42:44 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: Quickgun

Yeah, but... how are ya s’post to give a beatdown for a dissin’ when someone be armed?

I don’ get it!


28 posted on 08/21/2012 1:44:23 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working fors)
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To: MNDude

Foolproof ways to not end up like Trayvon:

Don’t idolise the “gangsta” lifestyle.
Don’t portray yourself as a gangbanger wannabe on social media.
Don’t snoop around neighbourhoods looking in windows.
Don’t physically assault neighbourhood watch personnel who are just doing their job.


29 posted on 08/21/2012 1:45:01 PM PDT by Yashcheritsiy (Science puts you on the moon, atheism puts you in the gulag)
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To: bassmaner

Names are part of the culture, and, like I said, a lot fewer would be dying if they integrated with the mainstream American culture (including naming conventions).


30 posted on 08/21/2012 1:45:53 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working fors)
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To: MNDude

Good maybe fewer of them will brutally attack people smaller than them. The way to not end up like Trayvon is to not act like he did.


31 posted on 08/21/2012 1:46:00 PM PDT by SUSSA
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To: MNDude

Didn’t they make a documentary a few years back on this theme? “Scared Straight” I think it was called...


33 posted on 08/21/2012 1:46:38 PM PDT by ROLF of the HILL COUNTRY
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To: MNDude

The biggest threat to young urban black men are young urban black men.


34 posted on 08/21/2012 1:48:17 PM PDT by Cyman
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To: dfwgator

35 posted on 08/21/2012 1:49:04 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Psycho_Bunny

I didn’t get that memo, either. I am fixin’ to go out in my back yard and pick some tomatoes and bounce on my toes while doing it! Should I take my AR 180 with me or a pistol! No memo - so it will be the AR-180. We are very alert here!


36 posted on 08/21/2012 1:49:45 PM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: EGPWS
"I always felt like somebody was after me, like they were judging me, just because I'm a black male."

What a cop out! They know saying that makes white guilt liberals get all weepy and and they play those suckers like a fiddle.

Stand on your own two feet and MAN UP!!! And I don't mean act like a thug.

37 posted on 08/21/2012 1:50:09 PM PDT by libs_kma (When I see anyone with an Obama 2012 bumper sticker, I recognize them as a threat to the gene pool)
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To: MNDude
young black men are more fearful of their futures in crime ever since the incident with Trayvon Martin.

There fixed it.

38 posted on 08/21/2012 1:50:24 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: MNDude

Act like a thug, die like a thug. Seems pretty straightforward to me.


39 posted on 08/21/2012 1:51:17 PM PDT by Noumenon (Obama 2012: Zimbabwe without the airfare)
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To: MNDude

On my cellphone, I read the headline as, “Many Young Black Men Are Afraid They Will End Up as Taxpayers.”


40 posted on 08/21/2012 1:51:49 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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“The biggest threat to young urban black men are young urban black men.”

True, but it’s so much more painfully embarrassing getting killed by a white guy.


41 posted on 08/21/2012 1:52:26 PM PDT by MNDude ( Victimhood is the Holy Grail of liberalism)
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To: MNDude

Bull Obama.


42 posted on 08/21/2012 1:52:43 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: goseminoles

What a bunch of equine fecal matter.

Young black males are almost exclusively victimized by other black males as evidenced by every measurable source known.

Another ploy to disarm law-abiding citizens...it gets old.


43 posted on 08/21/2012 1:53:33 PM PDT by Molon Labbie (Prep. Now. Live Healthy, take your Shooting Iron daily.)
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I don’t know if he should be worried or not. Good people don’t get shot in self-defense ... thugs often do. Which path you choose, not your race, determines how likely you are to die of a gunshot wound.

SnakeDoc


44 posted on 08/21/2012 1:53:33 PM PDT by SnakeDoctor ("I've shot people I like more for less." -- Raylan Givens, Justified)
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Careful, you’re going to bring out the few Treyvon defenders on here. I know I did a few days ago. LOL


45 posted on 08/21/2012 1:53:53 PM PDT by History Repeats (Drink plenty of TEA, but avoid the Koolaid.)
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Jaboris ...

What's next? Janatasha? Jabullwinkle? Jarocky?

46 posted on 08/21/2012 1:54:23 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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Jaboris ...

What's next? Janatasha? Jabullwinkle? Jarocky?

47 posted on 08/21/2012 1:54:38 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: 1rudeboy

Must..... Resist.... commenting....


48 posted on 08/21/2012 1:55:27 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working fors)
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To: ArrogantBustard

Jaboris? I like Lavoris better and I have fresh breath, too.


49 posted on 08/21/2012 1:55:43 PM PDT by JPG (Make it happen.)
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What's next? Janatasha? Jabullwinkle? Jarocky?

Jabberwocky?

50 posted on 08/21/2012 1:56:14 PM PDT by dfwgator
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