News of the Week Review
The news of the week covered some of the topics below:
The Dream Defenders sit in at the Florida Governorâs office in its 9TH day demanding repeal of the stand your ground law many say gave the jury no choice but acquittal in the Zimmerman trial.
Reaction to President Obamaâs declaration that âTrayvon Martinâ could have been him.
Pulitzer Prize Winning Columnist Leonard Pitts of the Miami Herald published an editorial both in the Tampa Tribune and the Tampa Bay Times where he commented on how conservatives are justifying the Zimmerman case.
âThey have redoubled their efforts to fashion a fairly ordinary teenager into some general purpose thug who somehow needed shooting and his killer into some righteous street avenger who stalked him from justifiable fear becauseâ, Pitts wrote, âwe all know, young black men are criminalâcomments powered by Disqus