“Trayvon”

Professor and author Cornel West, along with past collaborator Tavis Smiley, has been a vocal critic of President Barack Obama. In the aftermath of the George Zimmerman verdict and the president’s recent remarks on racism, Dr. West aimed sharp barbs at Obama and referred to him as a “global George Zimmerman.”

The Trayvon Martin case has galvanized the nation in a demand for justice. A number of rappers have created music inspired by the teenager’s murder by George Zimmerman. Jasiri X, Plies, Reef The Lost Cauze and Mistah F.A.B. are some of the artists that dropped tunes to help create more awareness of and comment on this […]