Troubled by Trayvon Martin's death and seeking to “have these conversations in the public space," a Boston street artist and professor has erected a small guerrilla monument to Martin on a lamp post stump he considered "ripe for intervention." He put the plaque, with a hoodie splayed on the ground, across from a Civil War monument as "a marker to how far we've come in terms of race relations...power and equality since the end of slavery." "I think there are many stories like his out there...I...
"Every single one of these people I talked to were saying, 'I don't know how I can maintain this face of joy and warmth when I have to go home and forage for food in other people's garbage.'"
"The reports of dangerous, dehumanizing conditions—where 125,000 Americans are...
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