Author Alice Walker on How Killing is Symptom of Unaddressed Racism


Pulitzer Prize-winning author, poet and activist Alice Walker joins us talk about the death of Trayvon Martin. “It’s a symptom of our illness,” Walker says. “We are a very sick country. And our racism is a manifestation of our illness and the ways that we don’t delve into our own wrecks… As a country, we are a wreck. And part of it is that we have never looked to see where we went off the trail… [Trayvon Martin] was ours. And I don’t mean just ours, black people, but all of ours. I mean, these children, they are our future, and they have to be protected.”

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One response to “Author Alice Walker on How Killing is Symptom of Unaddressed Racism

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