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....."