Tag: Trayvon Martin

Is there a hoody in the House?

Is there a hoody in the House?
The statement made by U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush of Illinois’ first congressional district further entrenches the unfortunate reality that people make judgements based on appearance. Duh. Call it racial profiling, judging a book by its cover – or whatever – it continues to be a sad statement in society. Rush, who had the audacity to... Read more »

Why is one hate crime worse than another?

As the country, perhaps the world, continues to focus on the heinous and tragic slaying of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin one month ago, a family in San Diego gets ready to bury 32-year-old Shaima Alawadi who was murdered Thursday, died Friday. Two people, opposite sides of the country, opposite cultures, share a common bound in death... Read more »