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Our Hoodies Will Always Stay Up For Trayvon Martin! by Michael Skolnik


I struggle greatly with the words to write. I get stuck on the opening and the ending.  The middle I see clearly. It's almost like slow motion. I envision those last minutes. 7:17PM when the breathing stopped. Where it began is murky.  Where it will end is confusing. But, I see the part where the story comes to a screeching halt.  The pause button. February 26th.  Not this year, but last year. The moment that one life will end and one life will be forever changed. I have gone over this moment in my head for a year. A year since a can of ice tea and a bag of skittles hit the ground with deafening ...