Anti-Zimmerman hatred is a sicknessSubmitted by Redgyl on Mon, 07/15/2013 - 21:59
Of course, I'm not on Facebook for ages, and have completely ignored the Zimmerman case until today, so I'm a little bit behind on the details. But one of my friends shared this anonymous letter:
Dear George Zimmerman,
For the rest of your life you are now going to feel what its like to be a black man in America.
You will feel people stare at you. Judging you for what you think are unfair reasons. You will lose out on getting jobs for something you feel is outside of your control. You will believe yourself to be an upstanding citizen and wonder why people choose to not see that.
People will cross the street when they see you coming. They will call you hurtful names. It will drive you so insane some days that you'll want to scream at the top of your lungs. But you will have to wake up the next day, put on firm look and push through life.
I bet you never thought that by shooting a black male you'd end up inheriting all of his struggles.
Enjoy your "freedom."
A black male who could've been Trayvon Martin
This same friend of mine also posted that she herself had had a gun pointed at her face for no good reason. And I had seen a lot of injustice done on her this past year alone that I can only explain as being race-based.
I feel sorry for all of these people who heard the MSM narrative and relived their own personal hells. These people had been taught in our public school system that they originated from slaves, and that they were not freed peacefully, and about the Jim Crow laws and Affirmative Action (the government coercing people to "not be racist"). All of these things teaching them that they are helpless, they are victims, and that they should expect nothing better than their ancestors.
Then these people are told by the MSM that an innocent kid goes through something that rivals what their grandparents went through with the Jim Crow laws, and it does so in a way to remind them of any minor injustice they had personally gone through.
It's almost like post-tramatic stress disorder, only it's more brainwashed in. Yes, racism is real, but so are many other forms of bigotry. Yes, these people have been treated unjustly, but so have many other people.It's one thing to be a victim. It's another matter entirely for that victimhood to be taught to us since first grade.
So I feel sorry for the people who are being taken advantage of by the MSM narrative. How can they objectively look at the facts to see that this is NOT what they've been programmed to see it as: a symbol of themselves and their family since before the US was conceived.
This symbol is stronger than reality. They cannot see the innocent man who is not guilty of the hatred they think he as, because they are too busy reliving their own issues. They don't see Trayvon, either. They only see themselves. Trayvon is a victim by proxy. Zimmerman is guilty by proxy.