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Trayvon Martin case: Texas student's cartoon causes controversy

Publié par Clifford Armion le 30/03/2012

Molly Hennessy-Fiske

The controversial cartoon that appeared this week in the University of Texas at Austin's Daily Texan showed a mother sitting in a chair labeled "the media" reading to a child from a book titled, "Treyvon [sic] Martin and the case of yellow journalism.”

The mother says: “And then the big bad ‘white’ man killed the handsome, sweet, innocent ‘colored’ boy.”

The cartoon appeared in the paper Tuesday, just as students and residents held a rally in downtown Austin for Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old youth shot and killed by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Florida.
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"Trayvon Martin case: Texas student's cartoon causes controversy", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), mars 2012. Consulté le 28/09/2020. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/trayvon-martin-case-texas-student-s-cartoon-causes-controversy