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Trayvon Martin Shooting Death Sparks Outrage on Social Media

There are 66318 comments on the Wall Street Journal story from Mar 22, 2012, titled Trayvon Martin Shooting Death Sparks Outrage on Social Media. In it, Wall Street Journal reports that:

Social media has put the spotlight on the story Trayvon Martin , an unarmed African-American teenager who was shot to death last month by a neighborhood watch captain in Florida.

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Since: Apr 12

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#48842 Jan 18, 2013
stats wrote:
<quoted text>so if a sexual predator lives in the area where little kids are being molested are we going to overlook the obvious.. i would like to focus on the problem..
You're not addressing the concern I posed to you.

Read it again.
stats

Port Saint Lucie, FL

#48843 Jan 18, 2013
Be Truthful Be Free wrote:
<quoted text>
That's easy.
Because of disparities in the criminal justice system.
Even the federal government recognizes this. Only someone with their head stuck in the sand cannot comprehend that.
One example...
The Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA), as amended in 1992, acknowledges that youth of different races are treated differently in the criminal justice system.
Those inequalities and disparities are addressed through policy. This is but one example of the government recognizing that Blacks are arrested and convicted disproportionately.
Almost forgot...the Republican Congress reauthorized the JJDPA in 2003.
Because of disparities in the criminal justice system. So because of disparities in the criminal justice system thats the reason why blacks go out and commit crimes .. wow you are very confused.

Since: Apr 12

Truth's Door

#48844 Jan 18, 2013
stats wrote:
<quoted text>and why should examine myself. i think the civil rights leaders need to examine their agenda and try to help fix the problem rather than always playing the race card..

why should i examine myself. do i not stay up to date with current events in my community.. every single day blacks robbing raping beating people.. breaking into homes, robbing armored trucks,, holding employees at gunpoint in restaurants and cell phone shops, chains being snatched,, the drug dealing ... and of course dont forget the black on black crime...
I do not doubt that crime is happening in your neck of the woods.

I just doubt that only one race is committing all (or even 98%) of the crime.
stats

Port Saint Lucie, FL

#48845 Jan 18, 2013
Be Truthful Be Free wrote:
<quoted text>
You're not addressing the concern I posed to you.
Read it again.
you haven't addressed a single post other than the fact that you blame the white man or your own government for everything a black criminal does
No Exuses

Columbus, OH

#48846 Jan 18, 2013
I see the slave masters are still at it. Come on down yall to the Democratic Plantation. I need to keep yall down in chains. Yall didn't build that. Yall need government !!!! Can I get a 45 and a wrap?

Since: Apr 12

Truth's Door

#48848 Jan 18, 2013
stats wrote:
i dont recall hearing about whites in the masses on a daily bases going out and committing crimes.. please why dont you back up your claims... the minute i produce stats i can almost guarantee that you will discredit it with a social injustice or some non factual argument..
So, it must be according to your criteria that a race of people ought to be profiled.

What other ground rules you got?

What claims are you talking about?

I have no trouble with elaborating on the Truth.
stats

Port Saint Lucie, FL

#48847 Jan 18, 2013
Be Truthful Be Free wrote:
<quoted text>
That's easy.
Because of disparities in the criminal justice system.
Even the federal government recognizes this. Only someone with their head stuck in the sand cannot comprehend that.
One example...
The Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA), as amended in 1992, acknowledges that youth of different races are treated differently in the criminal justice system.
Those inequalities and disparities are addressed through policy. This is but one example of the government recognizing that Blacks are arrested and convicted disproportionately.
Almost forgot...the Republican Congress reauthorized the JJDPA in 2003.
why is Chicago at the highest murder rate and mostly all black. because of the violent element of their environment

Since: Apr 12

Truth's Door

#48850 Jan 18, 2013
stats wrote:
<quoted text>a question answered with a question . how typical... NO i am not ok with mass murders
So, what should we do about them?

Should we profile them?
stats

Port Saint Lucie, FL

#48849 Jan 18, 2013
Be Truthful Be Free wrote:
<quoted text>
I do not doubt that crime is happening in your neck of the woods.
I just doubt that only one race is committing all (or even 98%) of the crime.
ok well that makes everything all better.. lets make sure all criminals are divided up equally so no one gets offended.

Since: Apr 12

Truth's Door

#48851 Jan 18, 2013
stats wrote:
<quoted text>why are blacks arrested and convicted more than whites for crimes?? i would like to hear a fact please .. not a bias opinion
Already told you.
stats

Port Saint Lucie, FL

#48852 Jan 18, 2013
Be Truthful Be Free wrote:
<quoted text>
I do not doubt that crime is happening in your neck of the woods.
I just doubt that only one race is committing all (or even 98%) of the crime.
well you should not doubt. majority of the crimes being committed in my neck of the woods are by black people. all you have to do is turn on the news. so again i think what zimmerman did was wrong but i do not blame him for being aware of his surroundings

Since: Apr 12

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#48853 Jan 18, 2013
stats wrote:
<quoted text>do you think there is a major problem within the black community ,, in regards to a criminal element.. don't worry about whites.. stick with the point.. your answer will most likely be there is a criminal element within all races. which is true. the question is who has more of a criminal element within there race in the united states of america..... can you just answer that simple question
There is no more a criminal element among Black people than among White people or Hispanic people.

Now go ahead and attack my answer with all the viciousness you can.

Since: Apr 12

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#48854 Jan 18, 2013
No Exuses wrote:
Just another socialist pig !!!!!

A federal grand jury on Friday charged Ray Nagin, the former New Orleans mayor who denounced the federal government response to Hurricane Katrina, with 21 counts of public corruption including receiving thousands of dollars in kickbacks for city services.

The charges include six counts of bribery, nine counts of wire fraud, four counts of filing false tax returns and one count each of conspiracy and money laundering.

"Nagin used his public office and his official capacity to provide favorable treatment that benefited the business and financial interests of individuals providing him with bribery or kickback payoffs in the form of checks, cash, granite inventory, wire transfers, personal services and free travel," the indictment said.
Hey NE.

You been doing ok?

Happy new year.

You ready for the upcoming weekend?

Since: Apr 12

Truth's Door

#48856 Jan 18, 2013
stats wrote:
<quoted text>Because of disparities in the criminal justice system. So because of disparities in the criminal justice system thats the reason why blacks go out and commit crimes .. wow you are very confused.
You are the one who is "very confused."

You don't even remember your own question to me. Your question was not..."the reason why blacks go out and commit crimes."

Here's the question you posed to me...
"why are blacks arrested and convicted more than whites for crimes??"

You're too funny!

You're manipulating yourself and it's not a pretty sight.
stats

Port Saint Lucie, FL

#48855 Jan 18, 2013
Be Truthful Be Free wrote:
<quoted text>
So, what should we do about them?
Should we profile them?
can you answer my question.. are you ok with black on black crime

Since: Apr 12

Truth's Door

#48857 Jan 18, 2013
stats wrote:
<quoted text>you haven't addressed a single post other than the fact that you blame the white man or your own government for everything a black criminal does
That's your interpretation.

Truth says you're telling a Baldface LIE.
stats

Port Saint Lucie, FL

#48858 Jan 18, 2013
Be Truthful Be Free wrote:
<quoted text>
There is no more a criminal element among Black people than among White people or Hispanic people.
Now go ahead and attack my answer with all the viciousness you can.
do you have any facts to back that answer up. you even said yourself that blacks are arrested and convicted more than whites.

Since: Apr 12

Truth's Door

#48859 Jan 18, 2013
No Exuses wrote:
I see the slave masters are still at it. Come on down yall to the Democratic Plantation. I need to keep yall down in chains. Yall didn't build that. Yall need government !!!! Can I get a 45 and a wrap?
Your pre-weekend festivities have already started, I see.

Maybe you should go out of the country until Tuesday. Then you can just pretend to yourself that it just didn't happen.

Since: Apr 12

Truth's Door

#48860 Jan 18, 2013
stats wrote:
<quoted text>ok well that makes everything all better.. lets make sure all criminals are divided up equally so no one gets offended.
Stop being a drama queen.

I've said, nor insinuated, such a thing.

Since: Apr 12

Truth's Door

#48861 Jan 18, 2013
stats wrote:
<quoted text>well you should not doubt. majority of the crimes being committed in my neck of the woods are by black people. all you have to do is turn on the news. so again i think what zimmerman did was wrong but i do not blame him for being aware of his surroundings
What does that mean...you "do not blame him for being aware of his surroundings."

You don't blame him from the point of calling 911 to him ending his call to 911...

OR

You don't blame him from the point of calling 911 to him ending up killing a child?

How far does your blameless awareness stretch to?

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