Trayvon Martin: Article Analysis

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In the article Sha’kema Blackmon and Anita Thomas spoke about election results thought that most African Americans viewed the death of Trayvon Martin as a race-related event (Gabbidon and Jordan 2013; Pew Research Center 2013). This online investigation tested African Americans, opinions on the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin and how it relates between Black racial identity groups. Each test taker had multiple reactions, also being asked question about whether Trayvon Martin’s death was racially motivated. The groups talked group and three black racial identity groups were listed. Group 1 was made of each person of the different Black racial identity attitude types. Group 2 was made of each person who tries to put separation between students of African-American and Caucasian to an end and who wants everybody to be together.…show more content…
Only their view on African American identity being positive or negative, participating in racial or cultural integration. Other research says that individuals who focused on Black racial identity at a higher level were more likely to assume and feel unsafe in situation similar to Trayvon Martin after learning about Trayvon Martin's death.
African Americans and Trayvon Martin: Black Racial Identity Profiles and Emotional Responding” by Sha’kema Blackmon and Anita Thomas will be a good sources for my paper 4 because it not only speaks on Trayvon Martin’s death its speaks on other opinion on how Trayvon Martin death was described as a race-related
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