The loss of Trayvon Martin’s life, everyone should and must agree, was horrible. But nearly as big a loss would be to consider the issues of racism and access to firearms and use of force now closed, resolved. They aren’t. They remain painful gashes in America’s complex and history-laden system of jurisprudence that the Trayvon Martin killing only broadened.Philip Bump of The Atlantic Wire says the verdict shouldn’t prevent us from looking for more answers to why Trayvon Martin’s death happened.
July 13, 2013 // 23:42 // 1 year ago