I wrote a short essay about race and ethnicity in the George Zimmerman trial.  It was published on Salon.  If you have not read it yet, I encourage you to do so, both because the rest of this post will not make much sense without it, and because, if you’ll pardon my bragging, it’s pretty good.   Most of the comments on it are quite… pointed, shall we say?  I’ve received a handful.. Read More