NYT Leads Zimmerman Acquittal Coverage with Crying Black Mother and Two Children

NYT Leads Zimmerman Acquittal Coverage with Crying Black Mother and Two Children

In their website cover story on the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the killing of Trayvon Martin, the New York Times has run a photo of a weeping black woman and her two young children, looking somberly ahead. The woman wears a shirt that reads: “HOPE.” The caption: “Darrsie Jackson with her children Linzey Stafford, left, 10, and Shauntina Stafford, 11, outside the Seminole County Courthouse.”

Ben Shapiro is Editor-At-Large of Breitbart News and author of the New York Times bestseller “Bullies: How the Left’s Culture of Fear and Intimidation Silences America” (Threshold Editions, January 8, 2013).

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