Trayvon went out to buy Skittles and an ice tea. He was shot and killed by George Zimmerman on his way home. Zimmerman was told not to follow Trayvon (by 911 operator) but he did and claimed it was an act of self-defense. Zimmerman has not been arrested. My white, hoodie wearing teenage son showed me the Amazing Atheist’s take on Trayvon’s death, check him out here, Amazing Atheist.
Babble writer, Magda Pecsenye wrote about how to discuss racism with our children here, Moxieville.