The Buchtelite

A response to critics of the Trayvon Martin case

April 19, 2012

Written by: Richard M. Thompson In Bradley Brincka’s article “A call for all of the facts” on April 12, he states that there is no evidence that the shooting of Trayvon Martin was racially motivated and also denies that America and the black community in particular are not the victims of wides...

It could have happened to you

April 5, 2012

Written by: Richard M. Thompson Imagine you are walking home from the local convenience store, talking on the phone to your significant other after purchasing a bag of potato chips and some soda for the pizza party at a friend’s house later in the day. Imagine this friend’s home is in Bay Villag...

What good is standing going to do?

April 5, 2012

Written by: Jennifer Craig Trayvon Martin’s shooting is a national news event that many are talking about, but there seems little being done in response. To fully understand the case at hand, we must investigate the details. Neighborhood watch groups are just that, a watch group. They are not told ...