The fact that Trayvon’s name is being pulled through the mud is unforgivable. In the meantime, some of the missing kids out there that get a lot of media attention (like Sierra Lamar…I hope they find her safe) are being ignored. Her Twitter talked about drugs, alcohol, sex and she used the “N” word to address all her friends. No one is talking about that. Why? Because she is attractive, cute, and white.
I read Trayvon’s Twitter feed and his is tame compared to Sierra and 90% of other teens on Twitter.
Parents of teens, check their Twitter, Facebook, and Tumblr. Be prepared to be shocked, grossed out, and disappointed. Imagine if our teen lives would have been broadcasted online. We were no different as teens. The difference is that our shenanigans are lost in time, in memories and maybe one or two photos. Teens these days have their every immature, inappropriate thought and emotion set in stone on the internet.
Give them a break. We were NO different.
Darrin Bell and Theron Heir