The Book that Trayvon's Parents Should Write

"Trayvon Martin's Parents Are Planning a Book" -- so reads the headline of a gentle December 13 article in the New York Times.  The Times obviously found it newsworthy that the parents of the slain teen, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, met with publishing executives this week to shop a book about their son. Reporter Julie Bosman wrote in hushed tones about "the somber and moving meeting" the parents had with their agent and several publishers.  Although "faith" will be a central element of the book, Bosman acknowledged that it "has the potential to attract major media attention, especially on cable television, which exhaustively covered the fatal shooting and subsequent trial." I read this story with particular interest, as those same cable channels have had less than zero interest in the honest account I wrote about the Zimmerman case, If I Had A Son: Race, Guns, and the Railroading of George Zimmerman. I suspect that Juror B37 would read this story with...(Read Full Article)