State electeds hold hoodie protest over Trayvon Martin shooting

Monday, March 26, 2012 - 03:32 PM

Karen DeWitt / NYS Public Radio

Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries, holding a bag of Skittles candy, is joined by other elected officials to protest the killing of Trayvon Martin in Florida.


More in:

Comments [2]

william Galison from nyc


There are hundreds of articles about the Trayvon Martin tragedy. The outrage is not because a white man killed a black man -- but because the Sanford police department covered up the murder.

- What if the police department were the NYPD?

- What if the victim had been kidnapped and threatened with death by NYPD detectives?

- What if the victim requested protection form the FBI?

- What if the victim posted a Youtube video NAMING the people who were going to kill him?

- What if the victim was then bludgeoned to death on a deserted street, miles from his home?

- What if the ER doctor lied about the cause of death, claiming the victim died of an “aneurism” with "no trauma".

- What if NYPD detectives illegally removed the body from the hospital hours after death and sent it to the morgue for cremation, claiming claiming "natural death".

- What if the Medical Examiner contradicted the NYPD and the ER and ruled the cause of death “Blunt force trauma with skull fractures and brain injuries” & the manner of death "suspicious".

- What if the NYPD denied all FOIL requests for information?

- What if THEN - as in the Trayvon Martin case - the police refused to investigate?

Those are the precise circumstances of the death of corruption whistleblower Sunny Sheu, yet not ONE mainstream media venue has reported this story.

Apr. 11 2012 04:11 PM

how do i tag myself in photo

Apr. 05 2012 03:26 PM

Leave a Comment

Email addresses are required but never displayed.

Get the WNYC Morning Brief in your inbox.
We'll send you our top 5 stories every day, plus breaking news and weather.


"The Capitol Pressroom" with Susan Arbetter at 11 am

For show archives, please visit The Capitol Bureau's website here.

About The Empire

Everything you need to know about New York politics and governance. We aim for a ground-up approach to politics, reverse engineered to make the effect just as important as the players and the game they play. From the Long Island to The Thousand Islands, New York City Hall to the Capitol Building, The Empire's got you covered.

Check out WNYC's 2013 Mayor Tracker--the one-stop shop for info about the candidates, issues and trends in the upcoming New York City mayoral election.


Our Reporters


Supported by