As long as black men are assumed to be armed and dangerous, Stand Your Ground laws will produce more Trayvon Martins.
Despite the end of Jim Crow, it is once again socially, politically and legally acceptable to presume the guilt of nonwhite bodies.
Here's what we know about the groups that help fund ALEC, the organization that drafted the law that keeps Trayvon Martin’s killer free.
A thousand demonstrators gathered in Union Square to call for the prosecution of George Zimmerman, Martin’s killer. More protests are planned across the country.
Today's “right to life” rhetoric is a bizarre cross between the theological imperative to be fruitful and multiply and the fetishism of microbiological cellular promise.
Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law puts the threshold for self-defense so low that major questions in this case will likely go unanswered.