"We do not yet know the name that will be attached to this particular season. He is still out there, playing Call of Duty, finding a way to feed his family or working to pay off his student loans.
But we do know, with gruesome certainty, that his number will come up – that one day he will be slain in cold blood. We know this because it is statistically inevitable and has historical precedent. We know this because this is not just how America works; it is how America was built."
For the past couple of years the summers, like hurricanes, have had names. Not single names like Katrina or Floyd – but full names like Trayvon Martin or Michael Brown.
THEGUARDIAN.COM|BY GARY YOUNGE