In my post yesterday about the Zimmerman verdict I asked readers to imagine the situation in a different light. If a 17-year old white kid had been shot and killed by a 28-year old black man how different would the outcome have been?

While Seated’s Tumblr posted the above photoshopped pic of what that would look like. It helps put things into perspective a bit more.

Do you think the outcome of the Zimmerman trial would have been the same had the perpetrator and victim looked like the photo above?

Posted by James Poling

A socialist, tinkerer, thinker, question asker and all around curiosity seeker. If you'd like to reach me you can use the contact link above or email me at jamespoling [at] gmail [dot] com.


  1. That’s a phenomenal question – asked in a very unique way. Hopefully it opens someone’s eyes.




    1. Sadly, I think that we all already know the answer to that question.



  2. […] thing that saddened me most about the Trayvon Martin case is that we don’t live in a world like […]



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