Stop acting as if white people are blacks' enemy

2013-08-12T00:00:00Z Stop acting as if white people are blacks' enemy nwitimes.com
August 12, 2013 12:00 am

Why was the issue of race so paramount during the Zimmerman-Martin trial? Black people need to stop acting as if white people are the enemy, because the reality of it is that more blacks die by the hands of another black person rather than by white hands.

Just take a look at what goes on in cities like Gary and the South Side of Chicago on a daily basis. Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson recently asked to mobilize Indiana State troopers to curb the black-on-black crime going on in her city.

How about some protests over this as opposed to the ones going on now over the Zimmerman verdict?

For anybody who doesn't support Stand Your Ground laws, you're just playing right in the hands of criminals.

And if you're saying this case wasn't about race, but justice, you're kidding yourself. This was made to be about white vs. black from the beginning.

- Alan Buchko, Lake Station

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