In honor of Trayvon Martin…

This post will be short. That’s because there’s no need to draw it out. In honor of Trayvon Martin, many people co-opted his images to use as their social media avatars or to write articles in outrage against his senseless killing. I’m sure some folks actually paid a licensing fee to the Associated Press or […]

Trayvon Martin’s hoodie is not to blame, but…

…the blame rests solely on the people whose¬†perception¬†is that black, brown and even poor white people, especially young men and boys, in hoodies are criminals or criminal-minded. The hoodie has become to the young, urban male what the short skirt is to the young, urban female. This seems to be especially true when we talk […]