‘Trayvon Martin Day’ Indoctrination in D.C.

Arnold Ahlert is a former NY Post op-ed columnist currently contributing to JewishWorldReview.com, HumanEvents.com and CanadaFreePress.com. He may be reached at atahlert@comcast.net.


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In an event that illuminates the ongoing politicization of the nation’s public schools, Malcolm X Elementary school in Washington D.C. held an event called “Trayvon Martin Day” last Friday. “The children at Malcolm X know the name Trayvon Martin,” principal, J. Harrison Coleman told WJLA-TV. “They know the incident. They know it basically because of what’s in the news but because of what they experience every day.” The event was framed as part of an ongoing effort by the school called “Let’s Keep Our Children Safe.”  But the slant of the agenda was clarified when Coleman announced that every adult who attended the seminar would receive an Arizona Iced Tea and each student would get a bag of Skittles, items Martin had purchased prior to his confrontation with George Zimmerman.

The day was framed as a “teachable moment” with respect to an anti-bullying campaign. Yet once again, Diane Woods, a special-education teacher and the school’s anti-bullying coordinator, framed the incident in a manner that aligns itself, either inadvertently or by design, with a version of the confrontation that remain in dispute. She believes the incident would have ended differently if Zimmerman had walked away. “A child lost his life,” Woods said. “It may not be a racial thing here…And we see so much anger and aggression here…It starts with hitting now, and it leads to more deaths when they get older. And that’s what we’re trying to avoid.”

Apparently the school is also trying to avoid dealing with the possibility that Zimmerman did indeed walk away and was pursued by Martin regardless of his retreat. On March 26, the Orlando Sentinel published an account of the story where Zimmerman claimed he was walking away when Martin approached him from behind, and the two men exchanged words. Martin then allegedly punched Zimmerman in the nose, knocking him to the ground, got on top of Zimmerman and began beating him. “That is the account Zimmerman gave police, and much of it has been corroborated by witnesses, authorities say,” reported the Sentinel. “There have been no reports that a witness saw the initial punch Zimmerman told police about.”

An accurate account? It’s difficult to say for certain at this juncture, which is precisely the point. Thus, it is more than a little ironic that a Trayvon Martin Day to promote anti-bullying was named after the man who may turn out to have been the bully.

Such a possibility was apparently irrelevant for principal Coleman. “I wanted to do something in recognition of Trayvon Martin,” she said. “I wanted to capture this incident in order to bring about change…This wasn’t about…dealing with who’s right or who’s wrong” with regard to the incident. That’s nonsense. The implication of an “anti-bullying” event named Trayvon Martin Day is about as subtle as a sledgehammer: Martin is the victim, Zimmerman is the the bully, and his claim of self-defense is not credible.

Ms. Coleman and other school officials are certainly entitled to draw whatever conclusions they choose to draw from the incident. Yet foisting those conclusions on schools students–at the elementary level no less–constitutes nothing more than progressive activism masquerading itself as anti-bullying education.

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  • Looking4Sanity

    These Left wing liberal racists never fail to jump the gun on an issue. Zimmerman's trial hasn't even begun and they've already fitted him for the lynch mob's noose.

    "Can't we all just get along?!?" – Rodney King -LOL!

    • Billy Bob Hick

      Die slow inbred

      • Larry

        P*ss off, troll.

      • HoR_Emperor

        Typical disgusting troll.

      • mrbean

        Garsh, Billy Bob took some tome off tending the hogs.

    • RoguePatriot6

      "These Left wing liberal racists never fail to jump the gun on an issue. Zimmerman's trial hasn't even begun and they've already fitted him for the lynch mob's noose. "

      They have a long history of it, read the history of the Ku Klux Klan and who started it, people with mentalities just like these.

      Meanwhile no one bats an eye at the hundreds of black youths who are dying this second at the hands of other blacks. You won't see Al, Jesse or Maxine in an uproar over that will you? No, of course not. They need a tragedy that provides and oppurtunity to be exploited as a "racial incident". So they desperately key on this one (Zimmeran isn't even white). If they didn't have one, no one would have a reason to vote for them.

      The so called "champions of the black communities" are a discredit to black people and this country.
      Obama isn't the only one who needs to be voted out of office. We have alot cleaning up to do over the next several years.

  • Looking4Sanity

    "Yet foisting those conclusions on schools students–at the elementary level no less–constitutes nothing more than progressive activism masquerading itself as anti-bullying education."

    You are far too generous. This is nothing less than government funded, institutionalized racism.

    • Billy Bob Redneck

      Death to all racists.

      • Anthony

        I agree. Let’s start with rounding up all those racist black thugs who daily attack, maim, rape and kill, brutalize and terrorize whites and that the media lies and covers up.

        Even in Japan a white woman was murdered in a hotel room by a black dancer who is allegedly shown on YouTube creating a disgusting disturbance on a train before the murder.

        Oh, and you should be sent to a place where you can get your mind straight Luke.

      • HoR_Emperor

        Wishing death on yourself, troll?

  • Wkstar

    I don't get how people don't comprehend the fact that Zimmerman followed Trayvon and was armed while doing so, yet he was told to stop following him by 911…obviously Zimmerman was the one looking for trouble.

    • Rifleman

      No doubt there's a lot you don't get, and probably never will.

      • Wkstar

        I don't get how you can defend Child MURDER

        • davarino

          I dont get how you already know all the facts of the case

          • Wkstar

            One FACT everyone knows, The Child was Shot DEAD with a GUN…

          • Debatable

            FACT: the dispatcher told him "we don't need you to follow him." He was never told to stop.

            Additionally, there is a difference between killing and murdering. Yes, Martin was Shot DEAD with a Gun… but that makes Zimmerman a killer, not a "Child MURDER" (even though most people in the English speaking world would spell the word murderer). I don't know how a person can be a murder.

          • Debatable

            Edit: dispatcher said "we don't need you to do that"

          • Joe Mama

            Saint Skittles was no child.

          • StephenD

            Wkstar says "The Child was Shot DEAD with a GUN"

            Shot dead by another "child" of someone. The fact is a 6'3" 17 yr old is no more a child than Zimmerman is. No one advocates child murder (except maybe Obama who has granted waivers to 4 countries to continue to receive aid from us even if they use children as soldiers…but that's another issue) so just stop it. Be a good citizen and grant Zimmerman his right to be considered Innocent until proven guilty. You know, like with OJ.

          • Looking4Sanity

            Q: What's healthier for you…Tang or orange juice?

            A: Tang. OJ will kill you!

          • ForConstitution

            LOL! I've never heard that one.

            Thought I'd jump on here for a few.

          • Looking4Sanity

            Always a pleasure when you drop by to visit!

          • RoguePatriot6

            Yet another product of main stream media brainwashing.

            You have this "child" image because all of the newspapers print this out of date photo of Trayvvon when he was either 9-10 years of age. Of course, Zimmerman is shown with a five o'clock shadow and handcuffs.

          • HoR_Emperor

            Yes, and we also know that this "child" was beating the cr*p out of Zimmerman.

        • Rifleman

          "I don't get how you can defend Child MURDER"

          That's because you're apparently prejudiced and don't know the details of what happened that night or the difference between murder and justifiable homicide.

        • oldtimer

          Travon Martin was 17 and over 6' tall. No child. And you should listen to the unalterd 911 call. He stopped following when he was told to, he did not specify race until asked, and then said I think.. He didn't want to give the dispatcher his address because he did not know where Martin was and did not want him to overhear and know where he lived…

        • HoR_Emperor

          Child murder? Really?

          So I take it you oppose abortion?

          • Chris

            No no no, Abortion is preventing a woman from being punished with a baby. At least that's what liberals like Obama believe.
            See abortion is murder, but trayvon's death was murder murder.
            (h/t to Whoopi Goldberg for distinguishing rape from rape rape.)

            Got it now?

        • LoveMyCountry

          I don't get how you can still believe in abortion.

    • Beagle

      Does it bother you being a lefty claiming everyone should follow police orders even when doing nothing illegal?

      Zimmerman shares some responsibility for what took place, but not enough to defeat a claim of self defense. Having said that, I expect a conviction on something to pacify the seething mob in hopes of preventing more violence.

      • Looking4Sanity

        I expect a full acquittal. Anything less would be a miscarriage of justice, not to mention malfeasance on the part of his defense attorney.

    • HoR_Emperor

      Opinions, not facts.

  • Shadowhuntaz1

    The short film [zimmerman in the hoodie] is inspired by a series of recurring dreams, during the period [zimmerman] was reportedly "missing", shortly before his arrest. Fragments of the dreams are interpreted via strategic editing + portions of the [actual] dialogue are recalled from the dreams, inclusive in the few words that are spoken. Simply stated, the film explores [zimmerman's] state of mind from a "hypothetical" point of perception. The film is void of color + "atmospheric" surrealism, is a key element as expressed by filmmakers, Kilgour + Weston

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Qx4TNhsEJU&fe

    • Rifleman

      It sounds stupid, I don't think I'll bother.

      • Shadowhuntaz1

        That's cool I don't want you to have an original thought you mite go numb and poop your Levi's. That's what us Hollywood liberals call a code brown

        • Rifleman

          I don't need to watch someone else's fantasies about what's going on in a head of a third party they don't even know, after an incident where the facts are largely unknown or unverified, to have original thoughts, and when I do, they're more original than that. I've seen enough bad art films that they have to be recommended by someone I know and whose opinion I trust to bother watching it.

          Also, apparently unlike hollyweird 'liberals', original thoughts aren't so rare for me that I poop my pants when I have one. How often does one have to poop their pants to need a special term for it?

          • Shadowhuntaz1

            Ah Phooey !

          • Chris

            That's right mr. shadow, create your own reality. It's what liberals do best.

          • Rifleman

            As an artist, i can admire the clarity and brevity of that opinion, not to mention the accuracy. Well assessed, and well said.

    • HoR_Emperor

      Um… what?

      Are you on drugs?

      • Shadowhuntaz1

        Just a little propofol to help me sleep.

    • pagegl

      That twaddle is the result of so much mental masturbation that is focused on questionable information, much of which has been proven false, published by the mainstream media. How can the fools who generated that self indulgent glop have any clue as to the state of Zimmerman's mind? They can't, hence their supposed efforts to explore his mind are more a projection of the misinformation the left wants to believe. There is nothing hypothetical in their presentation; they are accusing Zimmerman without knowing what happened. Rifleman is right, it is stupid. But, as I have learned by listening to what you Hollywood liberals say, what you regard as significant generally is stupid.

      • Shadowhuntaz1

        No time to read your comment now I'll scan thru it later but thanks for your Interest

        • reader

          Must be "propofol"… Just don't chew on anybody's face.

  • Wkstar

    When GZ got out of his Unmarked truck wearing Unmarked cloths. That was intent & malice. He then stalked and Murdered a Child

    • Query

      So,

      If Zimmerman lost Martin and was going to leave…how did Martin get near him?

      • Wkstar

        how did Martin get near him?… The real question is How and Why did GZ get near him. You will think of any way to justify murdering people on the sidewalk.

        • Rifleman

          The only way Zimmerman could get near martin while Zimmerman was walking away from him, was if martin pursued Zimmerman. Think much?

        • intrcptr2

          neighborhood watch
          http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neighborhood_watch

          If you have a problem with people trying to protect themselves and their neighbors and their stuff, then YOU have a problem.

          • Wkstar

            I have a problem with Crazy people with Loaded Guns Looking to shoot people

          • pagegl

            I have a problem with common, mouth-breathing twits who ignore physical evidence while trying to make a fallacious point.

        • HoR_Emperor

          You will think of any way to turn this into something it isn't, hatemongering troll.

    • RonaldCarnine

      Dear Wkstar, it amazes me, a retired police officer and investigator, that you are able to look inside Mr. Zimmerman and see his "intent and malice". What kind of uniform should he have worn? He was not acting as a security guard but rather as a neighborhood watchman. As far as I know there is no neighborhood watch uniform. His version of the incident is the most credible, at least looking at the evidence that we have been made aware of up to now. He is the one battered and bloodied (except for the gunshot wound of course). His frame of mind at the time he pulled the trigger is very important . Did he fear for his life? His head was banged on the cement at least twice. He has a younger, stronger individual on top of him. Is he afraid he will lose consciousness? Why did the DA not take this case to a grand jury? Because she knew that it would not return an indictment for 2nd degree murder. Then there is a $10,000 bounty placed on Zimmerman's head. What does that teach the children? How to misbehave like the Black Panthers and the two "Reverends"? This is a shameful exploitation of a tragic incident. This will not teach the children the right way to behave.

      • Wkstar

        His version of the incident is to stay out of Prison for MURDER. ….His frame of mind at the time when he got out of his truck is Very Important – To Hunt and Kill…… Did he fear for his life? when he was sitting inside his truck?…….Then there is a $10,000 bounty placed on Zimmerman's head , Those are words of DumbFools. and have nothing to do with Murder………How to misbehave like the two "Reverends"? They are the same as Glen Beck & Nancy Grace and have nothing to do with Murder, Stop trying so hard to change the subject and protect Murder……. This will not teach the children the right way to behave., What you should teach Children is not to hunt and kill other people

        • HoR_Emperor

          More trollish nonsense.

        • pagegl

          You are a presumptuous fool. You have absolutely no idea what what in his mind at the time. Any person who is armed, who has the intent to kill someone, probably would not put himself in a position to be attacked and beaten as Zimmerman was. You need to grow a few more neurons.

      • Wkstar

        Dear RonaldCarnine- It amazes me that a retired police officer and investigator can not see the intent and malice of a Unmarked person with a Loaded Gun confronting people on the sidewalk. Loaded Guns are for shooting and Killing people, Thats what Loaded Guns are made to do. Gz did not have a Care Bear. Gz on 911 tape said he saw a person walking strangely and he got out of his Unmarked truck with Unmarked cloths AND a Loaded Gun. The PRE Loaded Gun is the intent and malice.

        • ratskW

          Wkstar
          Zimmerman had every right to carry around a gun. He had a concealed carry permit. As for the gun being loaded: Have you ever tried to load a gun when someone is on top of you and hitting you? The loaded gun only shows that he had the intent of having a loaded gun, it does not show any other intent. If you think loaded guns are only for shooting and killing people then I hope you don't own one. Police officers walk around with loaded guns all the time, by your logic they are going around looking for people to shoot and kill.
          Unmarked "cloths" (clothes): would you prefer everyone carry around a sash or something?

        • Rifleman

          I'm not a cop or security guard, and I've been legally carrying a loaded firearm for over two and a half decades in a city of millions without shooting anyone yet. You must be from a place where that they treat grownups like children.

          Carrying a loaded firearm only demonstrates the intent to defend oneself from violence. Carrying an unloaded firearm only demonstrates stupidity, an unloaded firearm is just a club. The only time my firearms aren't loaded is when I'm cleaning them.

        • intrcptr2

          Actaully according to Florida Code, you ahve failed to establish intent by placing the gun in Zimmerman's hand, to wit;
          FL Code Title XLVI, Ch784.021, (1)(a).

          Notice further that the Special Prosecutor called in, to lynch George to satisfy the bloodlust of the likes of you, does not consider the case as supporting your contention;
          TitleXVLI, Ch782.04,(2)

          Please just stop.

          • Wkstar

            Laws are Not always correct…. The Speed Limit was 55, Prohibition of Alcohol was the law,,,,, The law is Not always correct and any Law that makes it OK to shoot people dead on the sidewalk is Wrong…. ………This case, If it goes to Trial will take upto 2015 before it is all done with
            GZ life will be like many other Peoples( like Joran van der sloot ) there will be no where he can go for the next 10 years without someone bringing this up.
            GZ even if he gets off from this will be shunned. His wife will leave him. His brother will stop talking to him. His father will die soon. He will be all alone. He will be broke and homeless

            I will be So Happy when I see him Crying on TV, NoBody loves me anymore
            If he does take a deal. 10 Years in Prison really is a long time
            In 2025, The world that he steps out to will be a Very different place.
            Cars, Phones, Houses, Trees nothing will be the same

            I hope every Minute that he is behind bars, Eats at his mind and turns him so crazy that he does something Really Really Stupid in the Courtroom

          • pagegl

            So, you are telling me that, if I am attacked and fear for my life, I use my gun to defend myself, and in that effort I kill my attacker that I am at fault. Consider for a moment that, if the attacker had not decided to beat up and/or mug an old fart like me who just happened to be armed or better yet had decided to be a law abiding citizen, he still might be alive. Or do you believe that thugs should be able to do whatever they want?

          • Wkstar

            You mean to say – That if you INSTIGATE a Fight and get beat up,,, Thats why you carry a Loaded Gun to kill the Person you started the Fight with

          • pagegl

            No, I carry a loaded gun for defense only; I have the right to defend myself. Apparently, you believe you know more about what is going on in my mind than I do… typical liberal/leftist. Let us know when you become a real human and can exist in the real world instead of whatever fantasy reality you inhabit.

        • HoR_Emperor

          And yet more…

    • anonymous

      Martin was an adult in the eyes of the law in many states. He had the mental capacity to foresee the consequences of his actions. He was more than old enough to know right from wrong.

      He wanted to live the “thug life” and in America, he had the freedom of choice to do so but that choice also resulted in him dying a thug’s death. I’m not very sympathetic to his parents as they publicly weep for their wayward child (while privately attempting to copyright his name so they can make money from his death). Where was their care and concern when their precious child started using drugs, misbehaving in school. and dressing in a manner calculated to intimidate people in his community ?

    • intrcptr2

      That's funny, I do that every day.
      So I suppose when I'm leaving to go substitute teach (Or running into a Wawa for a coffee), I'm doing it with malice and intent?

      full disclosure:
      I do teach with intent; the intent to make certain that no student (And the great majority of mine are black, here in Philly) simply swallows what ANY teacher, myself included, tells them. This article is fully coincident with my reality as a substitute teacher. I even did a number of days at William Penn. It has long had a deserved reputation as a rough school, largely from the incendiary mix of suburban and bussed urban kids. I got into some decent conversations with students there. But there is no reason to doubt that they do not get a proper education on a daily basis, as per this episode.

    • Guest

      And he should have cut the little monkey's head off just like another jungle bunny ate the man's face off.

      • Rifleman

        We can do without your racial slurs.

    • HoR_Emperor

      Whatever, troll.

  • David

    Those who can, do. Those who can't, teach.
    It is our own fault. Conservatives do not enter the teaching profession. Yet they support their alma maters with financial assistance that furthers the goals of the marxists/socialists. So stop giving to the schools whose philosophies you abhor.

    • Chris

      Conservatives have to go under cover in the academy. Leftism cannot survive in the marketplace of ideas if it has ANY competition. The leftist faculty only hires likeminded leftists.

  • Jimi Belton

    whackstar,@….dream on, This school system is creating the next generation of young black people that will forfet their lives on a racial battlefield, foistered by Jesse Jackson, and Al not to Shapton….Alone with the NEA, or which ever union rep this mob of socialists…..Oh i nearly forgot meself….94% of these black kids that will have to forfet their lives, agitated by Jesse jackson, and Al, not too Sharpton, will be slain by other black….and the White Mexican is just a fluke in the counting….Jesse and Al, and you socialist unions what would you do if you could not sew hatred upon the races….

  • http://www.venerdi.pl/ Swetry męskie

    I don't get it how racism is still possible in the 21 century. It's beyond me how can educated people still be so naive.

    • Rifleman

      You can lead a person to knowledge, but you can't make them think. The problem is, our education system is designed to stunt their ability to think. As for racism, it's being taught at places like malcom x elementary.

    • Guest

      http://m.worldstarhiphop.com/

      Bet you wouldn't be doing volunteer work in east st. Louis? If so, we'll soon see you on the page above or read about you on the drudge report, the only site attempting to cover the black intifada going on in the world.

  • Anthony

    Well, the fact a school is named after Malcolm X in our Capitol city (which is largely black) is the first problem. Ignoring the social disarray ensuing ALL largely black areas is another. But what can we do? America’s future was killed in the 1960′s when racing for the stars and Moon was hijacked by social engineers experimenting with de-Europeanizing America. Our future holds the prospects of a ghetto- thug citizenry that is substantially lower IQ than previous generations.

    This objective is not at odds with the Marxist idea of a utopia, which is exactly why wherever pure Marixists tried their theoretical, fantasy utopian ideals, they “reeducated” the masses and killed the intelligencia.

    America is even today a nation that is rapidly disintegrating with a president the Poles called yesterday “stupid, ignorant”, because he referred to “Polish death camps”, seemingly forgetting Poland was occupied by the Germans.

    You see, soon, the race industry, and all the schools named after questionable minority anti-establishment heroes won’t matter because a minority majority USA will accept the reality it creates for itself. Don’t be shocked when a “Trayvon Martin HIgh School” comes to Martha’s Vineyard, or Hyannis Port. Either way, he Liberals unleashed a ” Kingdom of Jones” upon us all, and we deserve our fate for allowing it.

    • Questions

      You seem to forget that the German occupation of Poland was made possible by eager Polish cooperation. The Germand located those camps in Poland precisely because they anticipated, correctly, that the Polish people as a whole would not object. Several of my maternal great-grandparents died in those camps.

      President Obama was right in calling those death camps "Polish." He erred only in his apology afterward.

  • PDK

    Great post Arnold.
    Dianne Woods, Trayvon was not a child. He was an adulterated 17 year old punk travelling the customary black path to prison time. Your elementary school students are children, how about treating them as such. BTW, how about teaching them the three rs and history, truthfully.
    Perhaps the time has come for a George Zimmerman Day. A day to remember innocent non blacks being sacrificed at the alter of liberalism to preserve and promote the self created black persecution complex which itselfs allows blacks to blame whitey and America for their personal failure to mature, which in turn allows them to continue failing their responsibility to mature.
    It was one thing to allow OJ off for murdering two whites, it is a totally different phenomenon to execute an innocent non black for a justifyable black homocide . Blacks like all liberals could use a little time and effort in the maturation department.
    Thank you.

    • Wkstar

      Justifiable Homicide is hitting some standing in the street with your car. … MURDER is getting out of your car and shooting them dead

      • PDK

        After having garnered and gleaned all the facts on this Trayvon fiasco, I would safely say the killing was without a doubt, justifiable homocide. It, among other things, is clear to me Trayvon was not a child but rather an adulterated 17 year old punk on the common black path to prison time.

        Liberalism is the failure to mature. Immaturity denies reality and substitutes a prefered illusion in said reailtys stead. The democrat party is the party of the liberals.

        The MSM has been taken over by the liberals. No longer does the liberal MSM present the news in fact and truth but at best is selective, telling the truth, but not the whole truth, and at worst outright lies, manufacturing false truths out of wholecloth.

        Blacks went liberal and democrat with FDR. FDR having promised a “New Deal ” to all Americans, during the great depression, by way of socislism.

        As with all liberals, blacks prefer an illusion to the maturation process. Most obvious is the black self created persecution complex, which liberal blacks must promote, defend and protect, or they must face the maturation process.

      • PDK

        Part2

        The liberal MSM knows this. Being an arm of liberalism they wait, like a stealth predator, for the right story, to then pounce upon, and use and abuse to get their desired results. By splicing, dicing and cheating, knowing how easliy liberal blacks would be duped, hook, line and sinker, they dropped their false story with the precision headline, “White man chases down and murders black child “. Every liberal black bit into this baited hook and now cannot let go without letting the self created persecution complex cat out of the bag.

        George is the sacrificial lamb brought to the alter of liberalism for blacks to wrongly sacrifice. The black illusion is preserved and blacks will stay on the democrat plantation for the immediate future.

        The machinations of liberalism at work, once again, for all to see.

        One and done! Nobama 2012, vote republican. Thank you.
        Reply

        • RoguePatriot6

          Well, said. I mentioned something simular to this on another blog about this issue.

          This administration and others that are hard core leftists or socialists want a divided nation. I personally think they are showing blatant bias to create dissention and racial violence amongst the citizens. When it blows up, of course the blame will go towards conservatives who have a grip on reality. We will the ones portrayed as the instigators and woe unto those who are black and conservative. They will probably have their very lives threatened.

  • davarino

    Wow, if they taught the three Rs as much as they push their progressivism we might just get somewhere with making our children as educated as the rest of the world.

    • Chris

      Repression, redistribution, and racism.
      Yeah they're still teaching three r's

  • Juana

    One positive outcome of the Trayvon Martin case: The white worm has turned.

  • StephenD

    Great idea to teach them “What” to think instead of “How” to think. I suppose these "teachers" (I use the term reluctantly) haven't heard of or attempted to use “Critical Thinking and Abstract Reasoning” techniques in the classroom. That would fly in the face of an agenda to mold the students rather than encourage growth. The term "Re-Education" better fits this than "Education" likened to the Cambodian Khmer Rouge camps of the early 70's.

  • tagalog

    "They know it (the Trayvon Martin story) because they experience it every day?" What exactly is it that they experience every day? Being followed by citizen watch patrol workers? What are they doing that watch patrol people follow them around? Getting beat up by whites? Frankly, I doubt that sort of thing happens all that often, although blacks beating on blacks is commonly reported, as is blacks beating on whites. Maybe it's attacking and beating up on whites.

    Maybe it's making racist anti-white remarks.

    A non-black person shooting an unarmed black teenager? Really, how often does that actually happen? How about experiencing black kids shooting at other black kids, or at white people?

    What kind of responsible school administrator makes such unsupportable remarks? Such remarks are pure propaganda and aimed at a particular audience that finds it sustaining to hear such claptrap.

    Maybe it's the flash mobs the kids are experiencing that call for a "Trayvon Martin Day."

    When I walk around in my little city, I notice that it seems to be "Hoodie Day" for a lot of people every day. I try to stay away from those people; the choice to wear certain kinds of clothing is a way of sending a message to the world about what kind of a person one is. But that's too close to an edge, forget I said that.

    Still, when I'm in a 7-Eleven and a guy in a hoodie walks in, that's the point when I get antsy about getting out of there.

    • Wkstar

      When they see a Black person they see a Hyena, A Thing born to kill and hurt.
      So, Just like you would shot a Hyena walking down your sidewalk and would think nothing of it.
      'Cause you know there is Zero reason you would be in trouble for shooting a Hyena

      They defend GZ for shooting Trayvon 'Cause a Black person is born to hurt and damage
      A Black person is going to steal their car or break into their house or just knock over the garden gnomes on the grass
      Because thats what a Hyena or Silver back gorilla would do

      Hyena = Black person to their minds, A thing born to hurt and maim
      So shooting one as it walk down the sidewalk is a good thing 'Cause they will do damage at any moment

      They had to be taught to think this way
      I go around trying to believe that They do Not even realize that they think this way
      'Cause when the day come that it dawns on me that they know they think like this
      I will do something that I should not and I will be on the evening news

      • tagalog

        Who is "they?" Certainly no one I know. Nobody I know thinks black people are for hurting and damaging. I bet you don't know anyone who thinks like that either.

        George Zimmerman is defended by me and the people I know because he was portrayed, on no evidence other than that he killed a black kid, as a racist stalker looking to shoot a black person for racist reasons. That may be true, but what evidence we of the public are aware of suggests something quite different than that scenario. I defend him because he's entitled to a defense and because it's not right for mob justice to prevail in his case or anyone else's.

  • BS77

    A school named after Malcolm X…receiving taxpayer dollars from the Federal Govt…amazing how far this insane PC liberal agenda has gone.

  • http://baersart.com Jane Larson Baer

    A soon-to-be High School teacher here in Santa Cruz County CA threw a metal bed frame at my pregnant belly in front of my small children.
    I was and am too afraid of him to press charges (and I didn't want my daughter to be tested and have it legally discussed as to whether she is permanently physically harmed by the attack, it was hard enough on her to know about the attack…this is how I learned how attackers get away with it)
    The teacher was/is an extremist progressive who took his students out of school against school policy to protest the Iraq War (before Obama took over, then he was silent) He just retired with full benefits and is respcted in our small town. Yuuk.

    • fiddler

      "The teacher was/is an extremist progressive who took his students out of school against school policy to protest the Iraq War (before Obama took over, then he was silent) He just retired with full benefits and is respcted in our small town. Yuuk."

      And leaving town is what the legislators did to thwart the vote in Wisconsin. Seems that with them the "law" doesn't matter. Can you blame some parents for wanting to home school? I wonder if you could make a case for government funded "educators" raping young minds? Heck, what choice do innocent children have? There should be a vehicle for parents to use to declare "educational malpractice".

      • tagalog

        Particularly in light of the fact that more and more, we see home-schooled children winning spelling bees and math contests and getting scholarships to college.

    • PDK

      Jane my sympathy is ellicited by your personal tale of woe.
      Your husband sounds like a bully, pursuing his superiority, to placte his inferiority complex, by all the wrong means including cruelty and abuse.
      Perhaps when the oppertunity avails, you might secretly drop a dime on that POS.
      Thank you and good luck.

  • mrbean

    Yassah, he beez a goot chile an awl dat stuft abouts dah diamond rinks an dah buglary tools dah poooolice dun tooks fum Trayvon beez irevarent. An dah coronaw dun lie abouts his drugs in hiim system cause Trayvon beex a brutha. Dey says dat Trayvon dun attack cause he beez caught casing dah neigbawhood by Zimmerman. Zimmerman den shoot Trayvon one time cause he being wupped on. Trayvon tinks he beez bad, now it be so sad, he gits him shot, den he die, an watta comes tah meh eye.

    • Ghostwriter

      mrbean,you're not helping matters with your "Amos n' Andy" routine. Please stop it. It's disgusting.

      • Dennis Metz

        thats just the way most blacks communicate, even the so called educated ones dey aint open they books

        • Ghostwriter

          Not all black people are like that. Why don't you join the 21st Century instead of being stuck in the 19th?

          • mrbean

            Ohhh the 19th century, ahhh yes when black people had upwards of 90% of their children in wedlock insted of 80-% out of wedlock with the fathers absent, and the negro bucks worked and supported their families, and over half the negro polpulation was not on the government dole in one form or another, and negro crime was not an epidemic. And oh yess, there were not 200,000 plus white women raped by negroes annually. Is that 19th century you are talking about Ghostwriter?

  • intrcptr2

    Put the bottle of mezcal down and step away.

    • PolandPolandPoland

      Oh, that one.

  • fiddler

    "An accurate account? It’s difficult to say for certain at this juncture, which is precisely the point. Thus, it is more than a little ironic that a Trayvon Martin Day to promote anti-bullying was named after the man who may turn out to have been the bully."

    Stupid is as stupid does.

  • Guest

    My chile ant done nuffin. He a good kid. Ant no body killin cept them crackers. We's all good people just wanted our EBT

    • Ghostwriter

      You're just as bad as mrbean.

      • mrbean

        No he dun not beez as bad, caws ah beez dah baddest roostaw in dah whole chikin coop. Yassah,, yonowatahsayin. metttt…..mettt….mettttt….Yassah!!!

  • RoguePatriot6

    "Child murderer" "Baby killer"
    You know, it's funny how lib/progressives love to throw these two terms around to villainize people yet you will find alot of these same people rallying for the right to kill unborn children.

    The hyporcisy of the left never ceases to shock and amaze me.

    • Kendrick1

      I see you are still wearing that pseudonym, RoguePatriot6, which speaks to the opposite of your true character!!

      • RoguePatriot6

        I still see you have no idea who your talking to or talking about for that matter. If you are who I think you are, I've already explained what my intentions were last time and I'm not going to bother doing it a second time.

  • Judas

    So if 74% went to D-bags and 5% went to Republicans, where did the other 21% go? Well if I had to guess, I would guess the Socialist Party of the USA.

  • Linda Rivera

    United we stand. Divided we fall. The elites want us divided. And our great nation to fall.

    Barack Hussein Obama, Holder, Jackson and Sharpton are inciting hate of whites. Many people are concerned that these white-haters are hoping to stir up a race war so that martial law can be declared. And our freedom and human rights will be taken away from us forever.

  • Linda Rivera

    The scary number of extremely vicious, very violent and frightening attacks by big black gangs on a sole white person, or white couple are IGNORED! The government DOESN'T care about white victims!

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLNn2YflwNs Roger

      They care about exploitation.

      The rest of us are expendable.

  • Questions

    What does one expect from a school named after Malcolm X? Trayvon Martin was about as much a “child” as any other murderous black homie. He deserves nothing so much as anonymity.

    • fiddler

      In the convenience store video, he towered over the store clerk. Very crafty those media outlets sending around a picture of a 12-13 year-old when the guy who whomped on Zimmerman was tall enough to play for the NBA. My condolences to the parents, but my disgust to the exploiters within the media and without.

      • mrbean

        Maybe if his parents hadn't raised him with a hating whitey attitude and when he was asked who is was and what he was doing in a gated community he did not live in he should have said "I am Trayvon Martin and I am visiting NAME at ADDRESS" instead of chimping out and sucker punching and proceeding to ground and pound an adult. Then he would still be alive. Reminds of colleges having a Mumia Jamal day in the past. Both are just chimpout thugs.

        • Dennis Metz

          Many people are using the word ‘child” to describe the thug. As if we should feel sorry for the jerk. I get so frustrated with the bleeding hearts that feel sorry for young kids that bleepin commit dastardly crimes , such as holding up stores and beating and robbing them or murdering them. I think they are worse than animals and have no sympathy for them at all

  • Tychicus

    Waiting for the black community to begin to critique the rap/hip-hop/gangsta culture that these kids come out of.
    But instead it is all about "whitey".
    Just take a real look at what these kids are buying into and you will see it has nothing to do with race and everything to do with culture.
    Trayvon Martin Day is when everyone gets training and freebees: tattoos, gold teeth, bling, draggin pants, hoodies, curse-like-a-rapper, misogyny, nasty ugly music, plenty of victimization attitude.
    Courage and Godspeed.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLNn2YflwNs Roger

    When I read the title to the story I had to wonder.
    What is Trayvon Martin Day? Do they teach you to hold down hispanics and bash their heads into the sidewalk?

    • Wkstar

      What is Trayvon Martin Day? Is to Teach you to always be on the look out for Crazy people with Loaded Guns

      • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLNn2YflwNs Roger

        But the crazy drugged out one didn't have the gun. Or he wouldn't have been using the sidewalk on the back of Zimmerman's head.

  • mrbean

    Let us have day for little Jonathan Foster who was torture-murdered by black retard sow. Watch this and realize it was sparsely reported. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJJW2ex5Tds

  • crypticguise

    The public schools in DC or Detroit or any inner city populated by the black underclass is the best place to look in determining what NOT TO DO in teaching children how to read, write and do basic math.

    DC "educators" are unionized IDIOTS who actually prefer that their children NOT receive the best possible education for the dollars spent. Much better to enhance the salaries, benefits and pensions of teachers and administrators.

    They are pathetic and aren't going to get better in the immediate future. Only when children are removed from this setting will things improve.

  • Eva

    As a first-generation immigrant, I can never comprehend why, despite all of the claims of the "white racism" made by a large number of blacks in the U.S., there is not a single black individual wishing to permanently move to Africa. You have crowds of people knocking down walls, trying to get into the U.S., but very few decide to leave America, despite their obvious hate and contempt for all things American. Perhaps it is because they know that elsewhere in the world if you don't work, you don't eat. The homegrown blacks (not all of them, just the ones who are guilty of engaging in race war, victim games and entitlement attitudes) know that they can always play the system and hijack the public purse. What a shame.

  • Serafino

    The only death-mongers and baby killers are blacks themselves. Just tune in to your local TV channel's evening news. Not a day goes by without a homicide or two, where a victim is a white person and the assailant – a black thug. Facts are a stubborn thing.

  • Wkstar

    Seems Zimmerman has an endless list of people lying and trying to pull strings. His father, the chief of police and now his wife.

    Zimmerman continues to think he's slick and smarter than everyone else. That's why he keeps lying and omitting information. But his defenders still think he should be believed about what happened that night

    I can only laugh at his supporters. The fact that you could support a dude like this and malign a dead kid tells me everything I need to know about you.

    He's done nothing but lie and flip flop since this thing started back in March…sometimes, you give someone the benefit of the doubt, but Zimmerman's actions so far suggest he's a crook, liar, cheater, and murderer

    Zimmerman lawyer need to go ahead and recuse himself and save face now