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Trayvon Martin
Blacks and whites need to wake up to racial injustice.
Blacks and whites need to wake up to racial injustice.

In September, I received an email that should have left me feeling vindicated. It was in response to the nonfatal shooting of Levar Jones, an unarmed African-American man, by Sean Groubert, a whiteSouth Carolina state trooper. Mr. Groubert would later claim he shot Mr. Jones because Mr. Jones came at him in a menacing way. But this lie was unmasked by Mr. Groubert's own dashcam video, which shows Jones complying with the trooper's orders until Groubert inexplicably panics and starts shooting. That video moved a reader named David to write the following: "Think I FINALLY get what you've been saying all along. That cop just shot him down for doing nothing...

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