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States of Emergency: The Object of American Studies

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‘This Is No Country for Young Black Men’

Posted on Dec 3, 2012

MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry says that the killing of Jordan Davis is not the killing of Trayvon Martin or Emmett Till, but a sad reminder that in America, “They need not wield a weapon to pose a threat. Because, if you are a young, black man, who you are is threat enough.”

—Posted by Peter Z. Scheer. Follow him on Twitter: @peesch.

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