Trayvon Martin

Do non-white Americans pay a 'respectability tax'?

Jul 19, 2013
Much was made of the way Trayvon Martin was dressed as a factor in his being perceived as dangerous. Many African Americans and other people of color say they are very careful about how they are viewed by others because it can impact their ability to get a job, or a raise or to even be safe.
Posted In: race, African-American, Trayvon Martin

What's in a hoodie?

May 9, 2012
The hooded sweatshirt has become a charged symbol, depending on who wears it and where.
Posted In: Wealth and Poverty, Mark Zuckerberg, Trayvon Martin

Is the homeowners' association liable in the Trayvon Martin case?

Apr 3, 2012
In cases like the shooting of Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer, it's possible the plaintiffs could add the homeowners' association to an action for its role in setting up the watch.
Posted In: Trayvon Martin, Law