Trayvon Martin’s Mother Definitely Does Not Think Son’s Death Was An ‘Accident,’ Affirms Absurdly Racist Profiling
Earlier today, Trayvon Martin’s parents got up on national television and shared their reaction to George Zimmerman‘s second degree murder charges. The mother spoke briefly about what she feels happened that day when her unarmed son was shot and killed by a volunteer watchman and called the shooting “an accident.” Sybrina Fulton has since recanted her words, choosing “in cold blood” instead.
In a statement to msnbc, Trayvon’s parents said:
Earlier today, I made a comment to the media that was later mischaracterized. Â When I referenced the word ‘accident’ today with regard to Trayvon’s death, in NO way did I mean the shooting was an accident.
We believe that George Zimmerman stalked my son and murdered him in cold blood. Â The ‘accident’ I was referring to was the fact that George Zimmerman and my son ever crossed paths. Â It was an accidental encounter. If George Zimmerman hadn’t gotten out of his vehicle, this entire incident would have been avoided.
My son was profiled, followed and murdered by George Zimmerman, and there was nothing accidental about that.
Definitely a detail worth clarification as there isn’t much coincidental about suspecting a child of color on his way back from a Skittles run is up to no good — just because he is a child of color.Â If you think that’s an accident, then I’d like to direct you to the Hoodies Are Endangering Your Black Children club.