Through their actions, Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman have become forever entwined in the history of race relations of America.

Both had cell phones.

One saw what he thought was suspicious activity (someone walking on someone else’s property, between houses, late at night) and called the police. Because he was not in the street, but between houses, Zimmerman apparently continued to follow Martin. He did so against the advice of the 911 operator, supposedly to get an address.

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Allegedly, at this point, Zimmerman was attacked and beaten, leading to him shooting his attacker.

Trayvon Martin, the other man in this case, recognized that he was being followed and possibly in danger of attack. He was not attacked; the mortician said there was no evidence of any physical violence upon Martin’s body, nor any defensive scratches or bruises. Martin did not call anyone, did not report his fear, and did not report what he felt was suspicious activity or something possibly illegal.

Apparently and allegedly, without any physical provocation, he attacked Zimmerman, breaking his nose and beating his head repeatedly into the ground. At this time, he was shot and killed by Zimmerman.

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Did Zimmerman’s actions (before the physical altercation) constitute stalking? Yes.

Is he partially responsible for triggering the events that followed? Yes.

Did any of his actions constitute a physical threat to anyone? No.

Did Zimmerman attempt to call for assistance in what he thought was a security breach in his community? Yes.

Did Martin’s actions (before the physical altercation) constitute trespassing or anything a reasonable person would consider suspicious? Yes.

Is he partially responsible for triggering the events that followed? Yes.

Did his actions, (before the physical altercation), constitute a physical threat to anyone? No.

Did he attempt to call for assistance or ask the person on the phone to call for assistance when he thought he was being followed or threatened?  No.

Did he physically attack the person who had been following him? Apparently and allegedly.

Trayvon Martin would be alive today had he called the police when he thought he was being followed or threatened.

Jesse “Rainbow Coalition shakedown” Jackson, Al “Tawana Brawley” Sharpton, Louie “I’ve been on a UFO” Farrakhan, Eric “screw civil rights for whites” Holder and President “the cops acted stupidly” Obama are all responsible for Trayvon’s death. Their continual racist positions poison the minds of our black youths against the police.

Their collective acceptance and support of the lack of cooperation and wall of silence surrounding the open drug sales and lawlessness in the black community, as well as their failure to lead or even speak out on the crisis of black-on black-murder and violence, proves they’re not fit to lead. They don’t care about these issues, other than to keep them inflamed for their own race-driven ends.

Their continual grandstanding and denigrating those trying to protect Americans in the street on a daily basis have led to a lack of confidence and outright hostility towards those one would turn to in times of trouble.

Martin and Zimmerman are both victims of race-baiting leaders and their policies.

Who has the courage to call out the real perpetrators?

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