Navajo Fred Martinez identity cost him his life: 'Two Spirits'

Dec 15, 2009 Full story: NowPublic

Navajo Fred Martinez identity cost him his life. At age 16, he was one of the youngest hate-crime victims in modern history when he was murdered in Cortez, Colorado.

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Since: Jan 09

Central NJ

#1 Dec 15, 2009
Well So much for "Hate Crime" laws! Even with the Angie Zapata case hardly forgotten in Colorado of all places, We still haven't achieve a state of security. Time for a new approach!
Regards, Terry

“Bullish on Equal Rights”

Since: Dec 06

Rocky Mountains

#2 Dec 15, 2009
OF course, Fred Martinez's death preceded Angie's by about 7 years. So long as there are differences in humans, there will exist prejudice. All we can hope for is to educate enough folks that those prejudices are reduced to a very infinitesimal amount.

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