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The Most Racist Part of the Zimmerman Trial Was the Media.

17 Jul

Rivers of Hope

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The media sensationalized the George Zimmerman trial but missed the broader story.

How many young African-American men were killed in Chicago, Los Angeles or New York during the Zimmerman trial? It’s difficult to find out because most news organizations apparently aren’t interested. But the numbers are startling. Crystal Wright reportsfrom the U.K.:

“During the July 4th holiday weekend, including the Wednesday leading up to it, 62 people were wounded by gun violence in Chicago and 12 others killed. The holiday shooting spree raised Chicago’s homicide tally to 200 for the year. Last year about 500 people were killed, and most of those killing and being killed in Chicago are black. According to the Chicago Tribune, ‘blacks make up about 33% of the city’s population, they accounted for nearly 78% of the homicide victims through the first six months of 2012.'”

We don’t see that on cable news or…

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