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Five decades after the murder of Civil Rights leader the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., America finally had its first Black President in Barack Obama. But many see among the forces that elected Donald Trump as our current President a reactionary regression to white nationalism and fanning the flames of racism. They see America as more divided today than it has been in some time. Others see it differently and say it's all about "making America great again." Whatever your politics may be, let's ask ourselves about racism and other forms of discrimination in America today. Consider the 2012 case of the 17 year old unarmed Trayvon Martin who was shot and killed by George Zimmerman who regularly watched for suspicious persons in the Sanford Florida neighborhood whereTrayvon lived. Zimmerman was later acquitted of all criminal charges in this killing. Or consider another case that same year of the 47 year old software engineer Michael Dunn who confronted four Black
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  • Fall '16
  • Christopher L. Litten, MA, Ph.D.

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