Trayvon Martin’s death has galvanized a divided nation into political action — some demand his shooter be held accountable, while others defend George Zimmerman’s right to bear arms and stand his ground.
While the case continues to develop, bloggers and artists have taken to the web to weigh in on the controversy. Most of these cartoons take a clear political and moral stance, critiquing the polarizing Stand Your Ground law, Florida gun law, and/or racial profiling.
These images are provocative precisely because they suggest strong opinions about issues that seldom enter public discourse, such as the stigma surrounding hoodies, and prejudice against black male youth. Here are TheGrio’s top 10 most controversial Trayvon Martin cartoons.