Friday, March 03, 2006

On Rashawn Brazell

I saw this article in the NY Times and then couldn't find it again. But here it is A Year After a Teenager Was Dismembered, Still No Answer

And from professor kim's blogspot comes a post om Rashawn Brazell entitled "A funny thing happened on the way to last week's panel discussion." "Prof. Kwame Anthony Appiah contended that the sheer ghoulishness with which Brazell died should have attracted press and public compassion and concern -- because it's quite likely that whoever killed Rashawn is still walking the street. Clarence Patton of the New York Anti-Violence Project noted that several years ago, another young black gay man was hacked to death and that murder also went unsolved and garnered little press attention." (more)


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