After last night's decision in the Trayvon Martin case, many Americans errupted in anger and disappointment about George Zimmerman's acquittal. Almost immediately following the decision, the NAACP posted an online petition for federal prosecution of Zimmerman. And the site got so much traffic that it crashed and has…
George Zimmerman has been found not guilty of murdering the unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin in Florida. Many Americans were not shocked. And there's a good reason why. Hard data shows that recent U.S. laws make it easy for blacks to be gunned down without anyone being found guilty of murder.
Spike Lee recently re-tweeted the home address of an elderly couple that he mistakenly thought was George Zimmerman's house to his 256,000 followers. Last night, Jon Stewart rightly—and hilariously—took him to task on The Daily Show.