Is racial inequality in America a problem, an opportunity, or a political con? The rallies and protests taking place across the nation are not about a shooting in Sanford, Florida. They are about opening old wounds to wrench as much mileage as possible from an incident politicized by activists, politicians, and other opportunity seekers.
Race in America
Commenting favorably on the protests and NAACP push to draw the Justice Department into the fracas over the Zimmerman verdict, the chair of the Congressional Black Caucus remarked:
Through collective action, where we all stand our ground together, we can ensure Trayvon Martin’s death will never be in vain.