A Search for Meaning: Trayvon’s Murder and Zimmerman’s Trial

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from Agyei Tyehimba l My True Sense


Many of us viewing America’s most controversial and publicized criminal trial at this moment find ourselves torn between feelings of outrage, frustration, and anxiety.  We are OUTRAGED because the …

OUR COMMON GROUND Omnibus‘s insight:

"Lastly, this trial causes us great ANXIETY because we’ve all been here before and we know how this story typically ends, though we pray for a different outcome this time."

Agyei Tyehimba is a former NYC public schoolteacher, co-founder of KAPPA Middle School 215 in the Bronx, NY, and co-author of the Essence Bestselling book, Game Over: The Rise and Transformation of a Harlem Hustler, published in 2007 by Simon & Schuster. Agyei has appeared on C-Span, NY1 News, and most recently on the A&E documentary, “The Mayor of Harlem: Alberto ‘Alpo’ Martinez.” Mr. Tyehimba is a professional consultant and public speaker providing political advice and direction for Black college student organizations, community activist groups, and nonprofit organizations. If you are interested in bringing Agyei to speak or provide consultation for your organization, please contact him at truself143@gmail.com.

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