Florida’s History of Failed Justice


Trayvon’s death recalls the forgotten killing of an innocent black teen nearly 70 years ago.

Trayvon Martin was shot dead in Sanford, Fla., by a man who told police a story of self-defense that’s keeping him out of jail. Martin’s killing immediately called to mind the sensational 1955 lynching of young Emmett Till purportedly for whistling at a white woman in Mississippi…

Source: http://www.theroot.com

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