Trayvon Martin Foundation must Reject all Forms of Profiling

In March of 2012, the Trayvon Martin Foundation was established in response to the killing of Trayvon Martin by neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman. A Florida-based non-profit organization, one of the Foundation's major goals is "increasing public awareness against all forms of profiling." According to its website: The Trayvon Martin Foundation will use resources and tools to bring social awareness to similar cases. In this decade, we are still fighting some of the same issues that prompted the Civil Rights Movement as it pertains to injustice and racism. Although Daryl Parks, the Martin family attorney, stated that George Zimmerman's murder trial was not about racial profiling (despite that fact prosecutors insinuated otherwise), the non-profit foundation named after Trayvon Martin clearly is. When it comes to using race as a means to profile, America remains divided. Conservatives tend to fight for universal colorblindness, striving to, according to Dr. Martin Luther King,...(Read Full Article)