Cheryl Staats

  Discussion of the George Zimmerman verdict has been rampant in both the public and private spheres since jurors rendered the divisive decision in mid-July.  Zimmerman’s acquittal of all charges in the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin has sparked conversations on a plethora of sensitive topics, including Stand Your Ground laws, the current status of race relations in the United States, and what it means to live at the precarious identity intersection of being Black and male in a society that asserts itself to be “post-racial” despite ample evidence to the contrary.
 
By Cheryl Staats, Research Associate,
 
By Cheryl Staats, Research Associate,
 
By Cheryl Staats, Research Associate,
 
By Cheryl Staats, Research Associate, Every once in a while, research results produce quizzical looks, general confusion, and a collective “Huh?”
 
By Cheryl Staats, Research Associate,
 
By Cheryl Staats, Research Associate,