OK

This is only a Preview!

You must Publish this diary to make this visible to the public,
or click 'Edit Diary' to make further changes first.

Posting a Diary Entry

Daily Kos welcomes blog articles from readers, known as diaries. The Intro section to a diary should be about three paragraphs long, and is required. The body section is optional, as is the poll, which can have 1 to 15 choices. Descriptive tags are also required to help others find your diary by subject; please don't use "cute" tags.

When you're ready, scroll down below the tags and click Save & Preview. You can edit your diary after it's published by clicking Edit Diary. Polls cannot be edited once they are published.

If this is your first time creating a Diary since the Ajax upgrade, before you enter any text below, please press Ctrl-F5 and then hold down the Shift Key and press your browser's Reload button to refresh its cache with the new script files.

ATTENTION: READ THE RULES.

  1. One diary daily maximum.
  2. Substantive diaries only. If you don't have at least three solid, original paragraphs, you should probably post a comment in an Open Thread.
  3. No repetitive diaries. Take a moment to ensure your topic hasn't been blogged (you can search for Stories and Diaries that already cover this topic), though fresh original analysis is always welcome.
  4. Use the "Body" textbox if your diary entry is longer than three paragraphs.
  5. Any images in your posts must be hosted by an approved image hosting service (one of: imageshack.us, photobucket.com, flickr.com, smugmug.com, allyoucanupload.com, picturetrail.com, mac.com, webshots.com, editgrid.com).
  6. Copying and pasting entire copyrighted works is prohibited. If you do quote something, keep it brief, always provide a link to the original source, and use the <blockquote> tags to clearly identify the quoted material. Violating this rule is grounds for immediate banning.
  7. Be civil. Do not "call out" other users by name in diary titles. Do not use profanity in diary titles. Don't write diaries whose main purpose is to deliberately inflame.
For the complete list of DailyKos diary guidelines, please click here.

Please begin with an informative title:

How long will the lack of justice in America go on before resentment boils over. The Zimmerman verdict is no surprise. It is just another example of the outrageous inequality built into our legal system

Intro

You must enter an Intro for your Diary Entry between 300 and 1150 characters long (that's approximately 50-175 words without any html or formatting markup).

Zimmerman was brought to trial only after vocal protest, but he was at least brought to trial. Perhaps because he is a member of the "underclass" in America as was his victim. African Americans are just a little lower on the scales of justice. Should the crimes of the Bush administration have been investigated or prosecuted? That went nowhere. Enron execs get an early out, but a long sentence for drug possession will never be reviewed for a poor person.
How many banksters faced the possibility of prosecution after they looted the World's coffers? Oh that's right, NONE. Citizens United? Everyone reading this can find and cite numerous examples of the imbalance in our justice system. Even if you only read the tabloids, ask yourself, if after numerous DUI arrests, you would receive the same treatment in court as Lindsey Lohan,.
The Occupy movement sought to focus attention on the travesty taking place in our courts everyday. They were ignored by the media and after a couple of skirmishes with police, they all but disappeared.
For the most part, those outraged by another black person being spit out by our justice system, have protested peacefully. How much longer? How much more can people take before they get up off the couch and take to the streets? How long will it take for the white working class people to realize that they have the same opportunity for justice when they are oppressed by the wealthy as a black person has when they are facing "white" justice. There will be no peace if this injustice continues.

Extended (Optional)

EMAIL TO A FRIEND X
Your Email has been sent.