Last night we posted the police surveillance tape showing George Zimmerman four hours after he shot Trayvon Martin. We concurred with ABC in saying that Zimmerman appeared completely unharmed in the video, contradicting his claim of being physically assaulted and injured by Martin. We, and ABC, should have taken a closer look at the video.
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In response to the death of Trayvon Martin, some Kenyon students are organizing Wear A Hoodie Day: “As one’s appearance should not determine one’s level of safety, wearing a hooded sweatshirt acknowledges that stereotypes do not represent us, nor the communities with which we identify.” Will you be participating? Tell us!
Our latest print issue came out yesterday – we’ll have the articles up on this site soon. In the meantime, you can check out what the hard copy looks like here.
Reports of Trayvon Martin breaking George Zimmerman’s nose, bashing his head into the pavement and leaving a gash on the back of his head are called into question by a police surveillance video which shows Zimmerman completely unharmed after shooting Martin. It should also be noted that there is no blood on Zimmerman’s shirt, implying that Martin was not on top of him when he shot.
In conjunction with Social Justice Week at Kenyon, the Kenyon Observer will be running a series of posts on the topic throughout the week. We will feature posts from contributors tackling the issue from different angles. Start thinking about what social justice means to you, and keep an eye out for what it means to