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Meliss Harris-Perry on MSNBC did a recent segment about the shooting death of Jordan Russell. Russell was killed by a white man for playing his music too loud, at least that’s what the media is saying. The case is drawing similarities to Trayvon Martin, since he was also 17-years old when he died. But others are wondering why the deaths of other young black males are not being highlighted, since black boys are the greatest victims of handgun violence in America.
Perry feels that this racial incident is more worthy than others to address and she speaks to the issue in an open letter: