Earlier today, CNN’s Roland Martin spoke out about the death of Trayvon Martin and how African-Americans are tired of accepting racism.
Martin said: “Black people are tired of having to accommodate racism, bigotry and stereotypes!”
President Obama made a personal plea earlier this morning for all Americans to come together and do some “soul searching” in regards to the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
President Obama said:
“My main message is to the parents of Trayvon Martin. You know, if I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon. And you know, I think they are right to expect that all of us as Americans are going to take this with the seriousness it deserves and that we’re get to the bottom of exactly what happened.”
The investigation into the shooting death of Trayvon Martin has the Justice Department looking at possible civil rights violations and a grand jury considering charges.
During a rally led by MSNBC’s Reverend Al Sharpton on the behalf Trayvon Martin parents, popular radio host Michael Baisden blasted the Sanford Police Department for their lackluster investigation on the controversial case.
Theballerlife.com just ran across a very sad story about a innocent 17-year-old teen who was shot and killed by a Neighborhood Watch member in Florida.
CBS News correspondent Mark Strassmann reports:
“The parents of a teenager who was shot and killed near Orlando are outraged that no one has been arrested – even though the alleged gunman has admitted pulling the trigger.”