A sentence reflects the continuity of US racism: George Zimmermann has hastily been acquitted (1) from the accusation of having murdered young unarmed black Trayvon Martin in a Rambo mood (2). The question of what would have happened if the victim would have been white is already answered by a glance at the death rows of US American “Justice”, full of black people whose guilt is much more doubtful than George Zimmermann´s could have been (http://tinyurl.com/3ugdone).
Anyway, the case is more multi folded than a “simple” case between a “white” perpetrator and a black victim would be, since according to old racist American traditions of the “one drop rule” Zimmermann himself having a Latin American mother and black ancestors via her would have been regarded as “black” (http://tinyurl.com/nscrejl) in confrontation with a supposedly “white” person. But there is also a traditional proverb in the US: “if you´re white, you´re right! If you´re brown, stay around! If you´re black, go back!” Actually it´s not Zimmermann who has in the end been acquitted since he is not a person as such for whom the real power and traditions in the US would care in any way, it´s an ideology that has been acquitted. It is the tradition of color hierarchy and the complete absence of respect for black people. People of mixed ancestry are accepted in this hierarchy as long as they´re helpful to the master! It´s the terrible principle of the “house slave´s” superiority over the “field Negro” that has been acquitted! And, of course, the easy handed use of guns in the US has been acquitted.
And it´s a symbol showing to the poor majority of the African Americans “where their place is” though a “black President” is in office (not in power), as Obama was a mask on the US Power Elite´s ugly WASP face towards the black middle class and white real liberals (http://tinyurl.com/9ybeayv). This is a sign towards the black majority like the brutal racist reactions of military, police and white mobs against the black protests after World War One in Chicago and elsewhere (3) to show the “Black Man” that his participation in that war didn´t mean anything!