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  •  I mostly agree with the sentiment, and more-or- (0+ / 0-)

    less have said the same thing myself many times.

    We all know that the concept of privilege extends beyond "black" and "white" to the various ways people are "othered."

    Mr. Martin will, and should be, ingrained in our hearts--but his name should also frequently be on our lips. We always say "Never again," but if we hold our pain too tightly, treasuring it almost, we may miss too many opportunities to effect real change.

    GZ is less than nobody, to me. Trayvon Martin, even after having everything he could have done or been stolen from him, can serve as a light to a better world.

    It matters not how small the beginning may seem to be: what is once well done is done forever. Henry David Thoreau, in Civil Disobedience

    by Had Enough Right Wing BS on Sun Jul 14, 2013 at 10:36:57 AM PDT

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