Racial Profiling & Your Rights

Mark is a sixteen year old African Canadian male who lives in a community considered to be a priority neighborhood.  On Friday night, Mark was walking home alone from his shift as an assistant cook when he was suddenly stopped by two police officers. The officers questioned Mark about an earlier armed robbery that took place…

Trayvon Martin: Where do we go from here?

This opinion piece was written by JFCY volunteer and PLE Team member Cemone Morlese. The opinions expressed are Cemone’s and not necessarily those of JFCY. The Trayvon Martin case has gained international attention from average people, to celebrities to even the President, himself. At its core is the victim, 17 year-old Trayvon, shot and killed…