“R” is for Remembering

“R” is for Remembering

Writers of Kern Blogging Challenge (A-Z) “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” ― Søren Kierkegaard Last night I attended a talk given by Myrlie Evers-Williams, the former chairwoman of the NAACP, a civil rights activist, the author of several published books and journalist who worked for over three decades [...]

In The Aftermath of the Trayvon Martin Case

In The Aftermath of the Trayvon Martin Case

As Published in Miss Millennia Magazine The “death of Trayvon Martin was a tragedy,” said President Barack Obama in a statement a day after the verdict in the George Zimmerman on CNN. “Not just for his family, or for any one community, but for America. I know this case has elicited strong passions. And in [...]

The Trayvon Martin Case and Florida’s Stand Your Ground Law

I hope by now everyone has heard about Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black 17-year-old, who was shot and killed a month ago by Neighborhood Watchmen, George Zimmerman. The currently nationally recognized case has thousands of individuals upset at the fact that Zimmerman was not arrested and was instead just asked to move out of his [...]