A black body in public space must presume its own guilt and be prepared to...– Melissa Harris-Perry, Trayvon Martin: What It’s Like to Be a Problem
Askiri is similarly a young, black man who often wears a hoodie. He also happens...– “Askiri and Me,” Abel Habtegeorgis, via the Ella Baker Center.
What do I say to you? How do I answer your questions without inviting you to...– excerpt from Apology to My Brown Boy by Bassey.
Melissa Harris-Perry’s Dress Code for Black Safety. An Instant Classic.
Your apology is accepted. Let me just add one thing with the wearing of the...– Tracy Martin, Trayvon’s father, to Geraldo Rivera. (Source.)
Me, being a person of fashion, I have multiple hoodies of all different colors...– Khalil Bunch in Hoodies: Why parents of teens of color have the ‘survival’ talk by Angela Hill
The way I dress elicits several responses from different types of people. I...– “Heed the Gunshot That Killed Trayvon Martin,” Bianca E. Vega
Rep. reprimanded for wearing hoodie →
A congressman was ejected from the House floor after his attempt to stand in solidarity with Florida shooting victim Trayvon Martin — and draw attention to the scourge of racial profiling — ran afoul of the legislative body’s dress code.
What was George Zimmerman wearing when he shot Trayvon Martin? Did his outfit...– Roxane Gay, “A Place Where We Are Everything,” The Rumpus
You don’t have to stop wearing that jacket, E,” I said. “What...– My Five-Year-Old is Afraid to Wear a Hoodie,” Bassey, xojane.com
I love hoodies. But if you believe what you read, only teenage gang members wear...– Don’t believe what you read! Jenniper Lipman wants to reclaim the hoodie. Good for her.
Special shout-out here to In the Hoodie, a hoodie fashion review blog.