kyle&noel, and trayvon martin

I have a lot I could write about: being seated on the jury for a civil trial, traveling to Ohio to attend a same-sex wedding where one of the grooms wore his army officer dress blues, spending the night at LAX after the accident at SFO… but everything gets overshadowed by the verdict in the Trayvon Martin case. I’ll collect myself and write in a little while. For now, here is one of the best accounts of the meaning of the acquittal of George Zimmerman that I have read (and I’ve read many): by Eugene Robinson in The Washington Post, Black boys denied the right to be young.