On February 26, while reportedly returning from a corner store, the 17-year-old Martin — who was visiting his father — got into an altercation with self-appointed neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman. Zimmerman, who pursued Martin against the warnings of a 911 operator, shot and killed Martin in what he claims was self-defense.
Martin’s shooting created an international firestorm because Zimmerman, the apparent aggressor, was never taken into custody or charged with a crime. What is making things worse is that Martin is black, Zimmerman is Hispanic and the now-former police chief of Sanford, Florida — where Martin’s death occurred — is white.
Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2012/03/26/why-is-there-no-discussion-of-black-on-black-crime/#ixzz1wNklUb6G