Statement of the Hip-Hop Party for the People on Justice for Trayvon Martin
The Hip Hop Party For The People joins the millions of people across the world who are outraged by yet another American miscarriage of justice in light of the horrific racial profiling and gunning down of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin.
At this time our prayers are with the Martin family as we call upon everyone to reflect deeply on the meaning of both Trayvon’s murder and the unjust verdict passed by the US courts.
We all are Trayvons! Our young brother Trayvon was a victim of a overall racist society, a deeply ingrained self-hating mentality which devalues black life and criminalizes and demonizes all African-Americans, including its men and boys, and a dysfunctional and broken legal system in which African-American and other oppressed people get no justice. The HHPP calls upon all people to redouble the effort…
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