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Fear and Rewriting Trayvon: Educator Thoughts

Mica Pollock Teaching Tolerance - Blog Prejudice Reduction
Research shows that to prevent next harms to young people, it helps to analyze individual tragedies as part of patterns we can counteract collectively. FBI data shows African Americans comprise around half of all youth arrests for murder. Conclusion: African American youth commit around 2 percent of homicides in the United States--you'd think it was 92 percent from media coverage.

Fear and Rewriting Trayvon: Educator Thoughts

Mica Pollock Teaching Tolerance - Blog Prejudice Reduction
Research shows that to prevent next harms to young people, it helps to analyze individual tragedies as part of patterns we can counteract collectively. FBI data shows African Americans comprise around half of all youth arrests for murder. Conclusion: African American youth commit around 2 percent of homicides in the United States--you'd think it was 92 percent from media coverage.
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