Injustice: African American and Older Caucasian Man

Topics: African American, White American, English-language films Pages: 1 (276 words) Published: April 24, 2014

In February 2012 It was a story on the news that caught my attention. This story was about a 17 year old named Trayvon Martin African American boy whom was shot by George Zimmerman. While walking from the store he noticed an older Caucasian man following him. After a short confrontation a struggle ensued. Trayvon scream for help where not answered and was killed.

The story went global. African Americans and Caucasian were at odds because of Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman trial. The world wanted Zimmerman to be put in jail for life. After he killed that innocent boy who was only coming home to watch the All-Star basketball game. Everybody wanted justice for Trayvon who had just a hoodie on and he thought he was going to disturb the neighbor.

In June 2013 trial started and the world were on the the edge of their seats. During the trial George Zimmerman pledge not guilty for the murder of Trayvon Martin. Everybody was so mad that he had got off that easily for doing something to a young man who was on coming home from the store. Even though the trial lasted four weeks people thought Trayvon were getting justice by putting Zimmerman in jail for life.

Trayvon Martin would've still been alive to this day if George Zimmerman wasn't worrying about the color of his skin, he could've just talked to him or ask him something else. Instead he following Trayvon after the police told him not too. George Zimmerman thought since he was the neighborhood watch he could do anything. Justice will do good for Trayvon Martin and his family have to wait for it.
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