“I think the hoodie is as much responsible for Trayvon Martin’s death as George Zimmerman was.”
“I’ll bet you money, if he didn’t have that hoodie on, that nutty neighborhood watchguy would have never responded in that violent and aggressive way.”
“I am urging the parents of black and Latino youngsters particularly to not let their children go out wearing hoodies.”
“He wore an outfit (Trayvon Martin) that allowed someone to respond in this irrational, overzealous way, and if he had been dressed more appropriately. I believe unless it’s raining or at a track meet leave the hoodie at home.”
“You know the old Johnny Cash song ‘don’t take your gun to town son, leave your gun at home.’ There are some things that are almost inevitable.”
Geraldo later tweeted this:
- The U.S. will release Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard after 30 years. The move isn't tied to the Iran nuclear deal, American officials say.
- Officials released new footage proving Sandra Bland was "alive and well" when her mugshot was taken. The release aims to counter social media rumors that she was deceased in the photo.
- The NFL has upheld Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his alleged involvement with the deflation of footballs 🏈