After Trayvon Martin, Precautionary Deference Has To Go
Are black teenagers forced to live by a different metric? Former congressional candidate Mac D’Alessandro says no matter the circumstances, his mother told him to simply say, “yes, sir,” or “no, sir.” In an op/ed in today’s Boston Globe, D’Alessandro wonders if maybe Trayvon Martin felt enough is enough.
Mac D’Alessandro, principal with Democracy Partners (national political consultantcy)
READ D’Alessando’s “No more ‘yes, sir’” (Boston Globe, 3/28/12)