Update: The IREHR report was picked up by CNN and blasted across local media all across the country. Organized Whiteness is not getting the full credit we deserve yet for our decisive intervention on March 21 which changed the whole Trayvon Martin narrative.
Note: When this case eventually winds down, I will write an essay that explains the theory of “narrative terrorism” (symbols > narratives > myths > legitimacy > political power) that explains why I have spent so much time blogging this story.
It will start off by asking the question of why Al Sharpton returned to Selma earlier this month to walk across the Edmund Pettus Bridge. Is there something magical about that particular bridge? Why did Sharpton think the magical juju of the Civil Rights Movement would be restored by reenacting the Selma-to-Montgomery march?
This is what it is like to walk across the Edmund Pettus Bridge from Montgomery into Selma: