Oliver Semans: Trayvon Martin, Stand-Your-Ground Cowards and Border-Town Murders

Renee Vaughan holds a sign that mocks the "G. Zimmerman River Oaks Stand Your Ground" group as it holds a demonstration to oppose a march led by Houston community activist Quanell X in the River Oaks community in Houston, Sunday, July 21, 2013. The Dueling groups of protesters converged on the wealthy Houston neighborhood Sunday in reaction to George Zimmerman's acquittal on July 13 in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, James Nielsen)August 6, 2013 – Segment 2

We talk with Oliver Semans, an enrolled member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe and Executive Director of Four Directions, who wrote an article for Indian Country Today titled, “Trayvon Martin, Stand-Your-Ground Cowards and Border-Town Murders.”


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