Skip to comments.Many Young Black Men Are Afraid They Will End Up Like Trayvon
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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Good. Don’t jump on citizens observing you on a street you don’t live on jackasses.
Well they should start acting like they are not part of a wild Tribe!
They’re not entirely wrong. But it’s MUCH more likely they’ll be killed by other young black men.
Don’t bring a fist to a gun fight.
“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?!?!?!?
Very few will be killed by white-Hispanics.
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.
If you don’t want to be mistaken for a thug, then don’t dress like one.
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?
Solution: DON'T COMMIT CRIMES!
On that faithful night?
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?
Jaboris, go with those guys wearing the white coats.....they are there to help you.
Live like a thug, die like a thug.
I’d like to think it was a wake up call for some thugs.
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.
Yes by an overwhelming statistical margin - 96% are shot by fellow blacks or Latinos.
But never mentioned by the MSM.
There are many that would try to tell you that skin melanin content is somehow inseparable from behavior.
O’ Come All Ye Fateful...
"I always feel like, somebody's watchin' me....."
Then stop whining and leave Florida and seek safe haven in a black friendly city like Chicago.
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."
Don’t go ‘round making people kill you to defend themselves, and you’ll be fine, dude....
Get outta my head!
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.
Don’t become a drug dealer, as was Trayvon, and risk losing your life.
Yeah, but... how are ya s’post to give a beatdown for a dissin’ when someone be armed?
I don’ get it!
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.
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).
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.
Didn’t they make a documentary a few years back on this theme? “Scared Straight” I think it was called...
The biggest threat to young urban black men are young urban black men.
I didnt 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!
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.
There fixed it.
Act like a thug, die like a thug. Seems pretty straightforward to me.
On my cellphone, I read the headline as, “Many Young Black Men Are Afraid They Will End Up as Taxpayers.”
“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.
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.
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.
Careful, you’re going to bring out the few Treyvon defenders on here. I know I did a few days ago. LOL
What's next? Janatasha? Jabullwinkle? Jarocky?
What's next? Janatasha? Jabullwinkle? Jarocky?
Must..... Resist.... commenting....
Jaboris? I like Lavoris better and I have fresh breath, too.
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