Tag Archives: Trayvon Martin

It’s Easy to Gawk at Rachel Jeantel

“Sak Pase.” That’s the greeting that Rachel Jeantel and many in her community would reply to. It means “what’s up” in Creole, the language native to Haiti, where she and her mother are from. I knew immediately that she was … Continue reading

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Why March for Trayvon Martin? (As seen on CNN iReport)

I march with my feet for Trayvon Martin because people must see that violence like what happened to Trayvon Martin will not be accepted in our communities. I march with my words as I write letters to Sanford authorities like … Continue reading

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What Shall I Tell My Children Who Are Black 2.0.

Tell me what has become of my rights Am I invisible because you ignore me? Your proclamation promised me free liberty, now I’m tired of bein’ the victim of shame They’re throwing me in a class with a bad name … Continue reading

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