he was acquitted. as you can see from the graph, a lot of trigger-happy assholes who gun down black kids on the streets enjoy that privilege. it doesn’t make him any less a symbol of anti-black vigilante justice. it doesn’t make the widespread paranoia of riots upon hearing a not guilty verdict any less hysterical and racist. it doesn’t make the ongoing phenomenon of young black men being targeted for “self-defense” any less a national disgrace. that was the point of the thing i reblogged.
if george zimmerman doesn’t want to be the latest symbol of America’s anti-black violence problem, he is just gonna have to go back in time and not stalk a black teenager as he walks down the street. I’m sure the Martin family will be very relieved to have their son back.