Tag Archive | Trayvon Martin

Trayvon Martin: How Can We Get from Fear to Love?


Hello readers, I am curious about how people around the world are responding to the case and verdict involving the death by gunshot of 17 year old Trayvon Martin  inflicted by George Zimmerman, an adult and possibly overzealous neighborhood watch leader.  I am also curious about how people from other countries view American culture with regard to […]

“Shoot First” Laws and Self-Mastery as a Way to Peaceful Interactions


Hello readers, I received the following e-mail message today from ColorOfChange.org, a non-profit organization that works to promote equal rights for minorities in this country. ” Jordan Russell Davis didn’t have to die. Last Friday, the 17 year-old Black teenager was shot in a Jacksonville convenience store parking lot after a dispute over loud music.1 He […]