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Fear and Resilience: For Trayvon Martin

posted: 7.29.13 by Susan Naomi Bernstein

Ramarley Graham,  Sean Bell, Timothy Thomas, Emmett Till,  and now Trayvon Martin — young Black men whose deaths were preventable and whose accused killers were acquitted by law. The list of young Black men who have died under these difficult circumstances is much much longer. Why does this topic belong in a blog called “Beyond the Basics”?  Because these young men, and their sisters, cousins, aunts, mothers and daughters, are my students — and yours. [read more]

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