“Angry Trayvon” Game Makes A Tasteless Mockery Of Martin’s Shooting
It’s been more than a year now since 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot at close range by George Zimmerman while Zimmerman was on neighborhood watch. Just last week, we watched Trayvon Martin’s mother’s brave testimony in court as she was forced to listen to her son’s dying cries. Whether or not you believe Zimmerman is guilty or innocent of murder, I think there is something we can all agree on: An app named Angry Trayvon has NO place on the market.
Seriously, it exists. Well, existed. The game, which allows users to control a character rockin’ a hoodie as he goes on a killing rampage around Brooklyn, has caused QUITE the stir. Both Apple and Google allowed the game into their app stores. Since then, its Facebook page has been deleted and both Apple and Google say it’s been removed from their stores.
Seriously, I wish this was a joke. Read more on The Stir…