Is Violent Racism Making a Comeback or Has it Ever Gone Away? by Randy Woodley

Many White people thought we had racism almost licked in America. We would all at the least, like to believe racism has become more subtle than it was in former days. I don’t see it. It was shameful to hear how the entire stock of “Trayvon Martin Targets” sold out in just two days. The targets did not have Trayvon’s face but were of a young man in a hoodie holding Skittles and an Arizona Ice Tea. The target was on the heart, where Trayvon was shot. What is especially frightening about this is imagining those many thousands of targets and what the people who are shooting at them are thinking as they pull the trigger.

You can read the rest of this blog at: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/emergentvillage/2012/05/is-violent-racism-making-a-comeback-or-has-it-ever-decreased-by-randy-woodley/

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