Monday, April 2, 2012

Trayvon Martin: Leading Black Colleges Back to Their Roots

The Chronicle of Higher Education
March 28, 2012, 5:30 pm

By Marybeth Gasman

Seventeen-year-old Trayvon Martin was killed on February 26. People across the country have rallied to support this young man’s family and call for the apprehension of his killer, George Zimmerman. People from all different racial and ethnic backgrounds have marched together, signed petitions, donned hoodies, and expressed their hurt, outrage, and dismay over this young man’s death. Anyone with a heart can understand the utter pain felt by Trayvon’s parents. To lose a child is perhaps the most devastating thing that can happen in one’s life.

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