Mary Sanchez

July 21, 2013 9:36 PM

Zimmerman case invites stereotypes, but commands reflection

The George Zimmerman case can be a basis for deep intellectual discussions about how stereotypes originate with a sliver of fact, then spiral out of control to horrendous ends. It can inform thoughtful conversations and action around self-defense and stand-your-ground laws and broader understanding of federal civil rights law.

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