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TRAGEDY: Where’s outrage over hazing incident?

Letter by Steve R. Litten, Spanaway on June 7, 2012 at 12:46 pm | 6 Comments »
June 7, 2012 12:48 pm

When Trayvon Martin was shot, many in our country came together to protest and show solidarity for the family.

Why hasn’t this happened for Robert Champion, the drum major who died after being hazed? That too is a tragedy! Why is his death not being protested all over the country? Is it because the color of the perpetrators’ skin? Where is the outrage?

Both are horrible tragedies, why don’t we treat them the same way? The “hoodie” became a symbol for Trayvon. Where is the symbol for Robert?

Why haven’t all the drum majors in the country marched in protest?

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