Friday, July 19, 2013

Calm Reflection — Obama on Trayvon Martin and Race

Transcript here.

I don’t have anything to add except that I am deeply relieved that the conversation has turned from picking apart the trial and focusing on the real story: race and racism remains embedded in this nation’s DNA and we need to talk about it.

3 barks and woofs on “Calm Reflection — Obama on Trayvon Martin and Race

  1. Until the uneducated and white, Anglo-Saxon America understands that they are not the only whites nor are they the chosen race, there will not be peace or civility towards each other. It’s very unfortunate because a lot of us foreign-borns who chose to live here and become citizens of the United States still believe in the American dream.

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