The tragic murder of Trayvon Martin has certainly brought the race issue to the forefront. The killing of Trayvon Martin speaks volumes of the weakness of human beings – each and every one of us. A lunatic who did this can never be sufficiently punished to make things right.
Trayvon’s parents and his immediate family and friends plus the students and other youngsters with whom Trayvon dealt have had their own lives changed forever.
Everyone should examine his or her own feelings and attitudes. You should honestly assess how you feel about people who are different from you and if you feel any hatred at all, you need to make a concerted effort not only to control those feelings but to change them.