Blessed are the pure of heart... ...that's never witnessed prejudice first hand.
Trayvon says over phone that some Crazy ass Cracker is following him.
it may not be
.. illegal. He can say any thing he wants and it's not illegal.
but to anyone "knowing the code", that means he's in fear of some unidentified white guy the word, "cracker" being code for "red-neck" which is synonymous with the type of person that might historically lynch or otherwise murder black men, generally vulnerable boys... which is code for, HE'S IN FEAR FOR HIS LIFE
which in your break-down, might not be "illegal" but to many people, it's the justification for him to take evasive action, run (not illegal) attempt to hide (duck between buildings) (not illegal) and when the "Crazy Ass Cracker" persisted in pursuit, (legal?) take the only other option left open in regard to "the flight or fight" response.
And here's where we enter Fuzzy Territory...
Guess we'll never know. Seems like a lot of details never found their way into the courtroom, possibly by the machinations of a slick lawyer who knew how to play the system.
In any case, something has to change the narrative... ...otherwise the wound will continue to fester until the infection becomes life-threatening... ...and not just to people of color.
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