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Matt Evans: The Myth of the Unarmed Man

Matt Evans: The Myth of the Unarmed Man

“God created men; Samuel Colt made them equal” — attributed to Colt Firearms Advertising If you’ve been paying attention to the Michael Brown shooting story from Ferguson, MO, you’ve no doubt heard that he was unarmed. Years ago, you also heard that Trayvon Martin was unarmed. In these cases, the media seems to have focused

Kobe Bryant On Trayvon Martin: "I Won't React To Something Just Because I'm Supposed To Because I'm An African American"

During an interview for the New Yorker, basketball icon Kobe Bryant commented on reactions to the Trayvon Martin case, and his opinion might raise some eyebrows given that Bryant is a celebrity and not supposed to engage in this sort of independent thinking. “I won’t react to something just because I’m supposed to, because I’m

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