The chief of police said: "A hate crime is one of the possibilities, and we will be looking at that..we don't want to focus on only one issue and miss something else."
A commenter wrote: "this police chief must be drinking his looony pops! Of course it is a HATE crime! "
We all know what makes crimes like these (including the death of Trayvor Martin) possible. It's the same mentality used to victimize women - by making us less than human. Here is a thoughtful explanation of how racism is like rape:
N. Jerin Arifa