We are nowhere near done with our fight for justice for Trayvon, but the beat still bangs hard for so many other young men of color around this country. And that beat brought our nation to silence on Friday night when Jordan Davis was shot and killed.
You are right when you said, "This city is a city where we have to go on," however we do not go on until everyone can go on. We are a united city. We stand together. We leave no one behind. We are New Yorkers.
This morning, the date was set. June 10, 2013. Three weeks is all it will take to go through evidence, testimony, opening and closing arguments, and ultimately a verdict. The first thing that came to my mind when I heard the date was Mitt Romney.
We didn't start this fire, but we will certainly put it out quicker than you can brainwash another white person to hate black America. For your hate is at its last dance, and slowly the music will fade to black.
People in Iowa are lining up this morning casting the first ballots of this year's election. Early voting. Barack Obama's road to a second term depends on us. The turn-out. What kind of power will our generation show?