Birth of a Nation…Where Art and Racism Meet

Birth of a Nation

Birth of a Nation…where art and racism meet…art can touch us deeply
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On Trayvon Martin…one of us

From the renowned rabbi and incisive social critic, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach
More of Rabbi Boteach’s writings can be read at his web site; http://www.shmuley.com/

No greater tragedy can befall parents than having to bury a child. This is especially true when the child is killed and a perpetrator gets away with it. In this sense no American can but feel the double pain of the parents of Trayvon Martin.

On the other side of the equation, however, is the interview given by the father and brother of George Zimmerman, the shooter, who have spoken of a son and sibling who shot an assailant in self-defense but who is now being so pilloried and demonized that he cannot leave his home for fear of violence.

Who is right?

Read more at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rabbi-shmuley-boteach/trayvon-martin-race_b_1392934.html

Posted on the Huffington Post on 3/30/12

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