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Today marks 18th birthday of Trayvon Martin; peace walk announced

Today marks 18th birthday of Trayvon Martin; peace walk announced

Trayvon Martin’s 18th birthday remembered

Another Trayvon Martin? Unarmed Florida teen killed for playing music too loudly

Another Trayvon Martin? Unarmed Florida teen killed for playing music too loudly

Jordan Russell Davis murdered

Trayvon Martin's Mom, Sybrina Fulton, to Appear on 'The Ricki Lake Show'

Trayvon Martin’s Mom, Sybrina Fulton, to Appear on ‘The Ricki Lake Show’

Sybrina Fulton, Trayvon Martin’s mom, will make an appearance on “The Ricki Lake Show” today. She will talk about how much she misses her son. George Zimmerman was charged with second-degree murder in Martin’s death. His trial is scheduled to start June 10, 2013. In the Lake interview, Fulton discusses her feelings of loss and […]

D'Angelo honors Trayvon Martin and Sean Bell with song

D’Angelo honors Trayvon Martin and Sean Bell with song

Prosecutors Accidentally Release Photo of Trayvon Martin's Body

Prosecutors Accidentally Release Photo of Trayvon Martin’s Body

Photo Of Trayvon Martin’s Body Hits The Web

Trayvon Martin's Mother Sued by Insurance Co. to Prevent Payout

Trayvon Martin’s Mother Sued by Insurance Co. to Prevent Payout

Trayvon Martin’s mother is being sued by an insurance company in order to avoid a hefty payout as liability for her son’s shooting death. Travelers Casualty and Surety Company of America has sued Sybrina Fulton, Martin’s mother, and The Retreat at Twin Lakes Homeowner’s Association, the gated community where Martin was shot and killed by neighborhood […]

SCLC Hosting 55th Conference Where Trayvon Martin Was Killed in Florida

SCLC Hosting 55th Conference Where Trayvon Martin Was Killed in Florida

The Southern Christian Leadership Conference is hosting its 55th annual conference in Lake Mary and Sanford, Fla., the region near Orlando where George Zimmerman confessed to killing Trayvon Martin. Highlighting the annual convention will be a rally and march on Saturday, July 21 at 10 a.m. from a local church to the old Sanford courthouse where […]

George Zimmerman Has No Regrets, Says Shooting Trayvon Martin Was 'All God's Plan'

George Zimmerman Has No Regrets, Says Shooting Trayvon Martin Was ‘All God’s Plan’

George Zimmerman Gives First Interview

Heaven Sutton Dead, But Trayvon Martin Lives

Heaven Sutton Dead, But Trayvon Martin Lives

Very recently in Chicago, a murder occurred that seems to have been forgotten as quickly as it occurred.  No, it was not the murder of a black male by a white man or the police, it was the senseless killing of a 7-year-old child named Heaven Sutton. Heaven Sutton was with her mother when someone […]

George Zimmerman Lied About Killing Trayvon Martin, Police Officer Says

George Zimmerman Lied About Killing Trayvon Martin, Police Officer Says

George Zimmerman is slowly sinking in legal quicksand. The initial story of self-defense in the killing of Trayvon Martin was not believed by the lead Sanford Police investigator who initially questioned him on Feb 26. So how is it possible that they could justify letting Zimmerman go free without charging him with any crime whatsoever? […]

George Zimmerman Re-Enacts Trayvon Martin Shooting

George Zimmerman Re-Enacts Trayvon Martin Shooting

Zimmerman Reenactment Video Released

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Trayvon Martin’s Dad Releases Father’s Day Message

Martin Wants Stand Your Ground Laws Amended

Trayvon Martin's Final Moments Captured on 7-Eleven Video

Trayvon Martin’s Final Moments Captured on 7-Eleven Video

Trayvon Martin walked into a Sanford, Fla., 7-Eleven on Feb. 26, purchased a bag of Skittles and an Arizona Iced Tea, and before he was able to return to his father’s fiancée’s home, he was killed. Surveillance footage from the convenience store shortly before his murder is among the evidence prosecutors released Thursday, ABC News reports. […]

Trayvon Martin Video, Close-Up Photos of George Zimmerman 'Post-Fight' Released

Trayvon Martin Video, Close-Up Photos of George Zimmerman ‘Post-Fight’ Released

Zimmerman Photos Released

Trayvon Martin Had Drugs in His System, Autopsy Report States

Trayvon Martin Had Drugs in His System, Autopsy Report States

Trayvon Martin had an illicit drug in his system the night of this death, according to new information obtained by the news media. Trayvon Martin is the the 17-year-old who was shot and killed by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in Sanford, Fla., that ignited an international outrage. The revelation that Trayvon Martin had THC […]

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George Zimmerman May Be Charged With Hate Crime for Killing Trayvon Martin

George Zimmerman is likely to be charged with a hate crime by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. This is in addition to standing trial for second-degree murder by the state prosecutors in Florida. According to media reports, FBI investigators are actively questioning witnesses in the retreat at the Twin Lakes neighborhood of Sanford, Fla., seeking evidence […]

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Harvard’s Dr. Kellie Jackson Examines Race, Violence and the Trayvon Martin Murder

  The killing of Trayvon Martin and its aftermath proved that race relations in America continues to be an ongoing problem. Civil rights leaders and upset citizens voiced their disapproval of what appears to be a case of racial profiling. Dr. Kellie Carter Jackson, professor of African American Studies at Harvard University, teaches how the […]

Trayvon Martin Gun Range Targets Sold on Website, Sells Out in 2 Days

Trayvon Martin Gun Range Targets Sold on Website, Sells Out in 2 Days

An unidentified businessman has blatantly admitted that he is trying to financially capitalize off the Trayvon Martin controversy by selling gun range targets online that resemble the slain teenager. There is no photo of Trayvon Martin on the target practice sheets. But the targets come with black hoodie, a drawn-in bag of Skittles, an iced […]

Trayvon Martin's Mother Releases Mother's Day Message

Trayvon Martin’s Mother Releases Mother’s Day Message

The grieving mother of Trayvon Martin has released a special Mother’s Day message hoping to bring awareness to a worthy cause. Sybrina Fulton who’s remained resolute in press conferences and interviews about the unarmed shooting death of her 17-year-old son, is asking for parents to lobby for a re-evaluation of Stand Your Ground laws. Stand […]

David Banner Discusses Rap, Race and Trayvon Martin at Harvard

David Banner Discusses Rap, Race and Trayvon Martin at Harvard

David Banner understands that the hip-hop generation is facing a crisis. The Grammy Award-winning rapper often speaks out about the troubling issues that blacks in America deal with on a daily basis. His poignant words are so influential that representatives at Harvard University invited him to the campus to speak at “The L.A. Riots: Twenty […]

Police Chief in Trayvon Martin Case to Resign

Police Chief in Trayvon Martin Case to Resign

(CNN) — Sanford, Florida, Police Chief Bill Lee is expected to resign Monday, 57 days after his department declined to arrest neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, according to a city official familiar with the matter. Lee announced that he was temporarily stepping aside on March 22, a day […]

Can Trayvon Martin Movement Create Hip-Hop Anthem With Jay-Z, Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj?

Can Trayvon Martin Movement Create Hip-Hop Anthem With Jay-Z, Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj?

  Trayvon Martin had so much more to say, but the silence in his absence speaks volumes to the hip-hop generation of today. Where are their responses after the attention is gone, will his murder be a phase that rises and quickly passes on? Will they continue to remember him with hoodies and will his […]

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Make Statement About Trayvon Martin Case?

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Make Statement About Trayvon Martin Case?

  Have Kim Kardashian and Kanye West issued a statement on the Trayvon Martin case as a couple? That’s what it looked like this weekend on a new episode of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live.” Actress Nasim Pedrad and comedian Jay Pharoah posed as “Kimye” for a spoof on the sketch-comedy show centered on the tragic […]

Rodney King Comments on Trayvon Martin Case

Rodney King Comments on Trayvon Martin Case

  Nearly 20 years after his beating by Los Angles policemen was caught on camera, Rodney King is speaking out about the Trayvon Martin case. King spoke with CNN Thursday and shared his thoughts on the investigation that’s landed George Zimmerman behind bars and charged with second-degree murder. According to the man who was beaten […]

Trayvon Martin's Mother Speaks Out About George Zimmerman's Murder Charge

Trayvon Martin’s Mother Speaks Out About George Zimmerman’s Murder Charge

(CNN) “First of all, I want to say thank God,” said Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, upon hearing that her son’s killer was charged Wednesday with second-degree murder. “We simply wanted an arrest; we wanted nothing more, nothing less. We just wanted an arrest, and we got it and I say thank you, […]

David Banner speaks the truth about the Trayvon Martin case

David Banner speaks the truth about the Trayvon Martin case

George Zimmerman Charged With 2nd Degree Murder for Killing Trayvon Martin

George Zimmerman Charged With 2nd Degree Murder for Killing Trayvon Martin

George Zimmerman is being charged second-degree murder in the admitted shooting death of Trayvon Martin in late February. Zimmerman has already turned himself into  the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, according to his lawyer Mark O’Mara. Special prosecutor Angela Corey announced the charges at a special news conference in Tallahassee, Fla., the state capitol. Police […]

George Zimmerman's Legal Team: Trayvon Martin Deserved to Die

George Zimmerman’s Legal Team: Trayvon Martin Deserved to Die

After listening and digesting the contentious press conference by George Zimmerman’s former legal defense team, they basically said this: Trayvon Martin deserved to die for what he did. Because they allege, and say the evidence shows, that Trayvon Martin made the initial aggressive move of punching Zimmerman and then beating Zimmerman’s head on the ground, […]

George Zimmerman to Be Charged in Trayvon Martin Shooting, Official Says

George Zimmerman to Be Charged in Trayvon Martin Shooting, Official Says

George Zimmerman will face criminal charges in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin according to a law enforcement official close to the case. The Washington Post has confirmed that the 28-year-old will be brought up on charges as early as Wednesday afternoon. Angela Corey, the special prosecutor assigned to the case, previously confirmed that she’d […]

Actress Reagan Gomez Shares Her Thoughts on the Trayvon Martin Case

Actress Reagan Gomez Shares Her Thoughts on the Trayvon Martin Case

George Zimmerman's Lawyers Step Down From Trayvon Martin Case

George Zimmerman’s Lawyers Step Down From Trayvon Martin Case

  Lawyers representing George Zimmerman announced today that they are stepping down from the Trayvon Martin case. Zimmerman’s lawyers, Hal Uhrig and Craig Sonner, told reporters at a live news conference that they lost contact with Zimmerman Sunday and will no longer provide him representation. Uhrig and Sonner also told reporters that their former client […]

Trayvon Martin Case: 6 Shots Fired at Police Car Near George Zimmerman's Home

Trayvon Martin Case: 6 Shots Fired at Police Car Near George Zimmerman’s Home

Tension is escalating as the Treyvon Martin case continues without signs of justice in the near future.  We’ve heard from lawyers, activists, entertainers, and children all over the world.  The people are hoping for the silver lining at the end of this tunnel, and though many are praying for the victim in the privacy of […]

George Zimmerman Speaks: Trayvon Martin's Killer Has Special Request

George Zimmerman Speaks: Trayvon Martin’s Killer Has Special Request

  Trayvon Martin’s killer speaks for the first time. The man who pulled the trigger that took Trayvon Martin’s life and enraged half the nation is asking for help. And, as evidenced by the racial incidents that have taken place in metro Detroit and at Ohio State University’s campus, George Zimmerman will get that help. […]

The Rude Boys shoot official video for Trayvon Martin tribute song

The Rude Boys shoot official video for Trayvon Martin tribute song

Detroit Road Sign Calls Trayvon Martin N-Word

Detroit Road Sign Calls Trayvon Martin N-Word

An electronically altered road sign was spotted in Michigan today, Monday, April 9, which broadcast a racial epithet aimed at Trayvon Martin. The Detroit Free Press reports that a sign posted alongside I-94 in Detroit was changed to read “Trayvon A N—-” sometime after 1 a.m. Monday. The road sign was originally warning of traffic […]

Special Prosecutor: No Grand Jury in Trayvon Martin Case

Special Prosecutor: No Grand Jury in Trayvon Martin Case

A special prosecutor announced today that she’s decided against sending the Trayvon Martin case to a grand jury. As previously reported, Martin, 17, was killed by George Zimmerman, 28, in February while he walking unarmed through his father’s Florida neighborhood. Now the office of State Attorney Angela Corey is confirming that she’s canceled plans to […]

George Zimmerman Finally to Get Arrested for Killing Trayvon Martin?

George Zimmerman Finally to Get Arrested for Killing Trayvon Martin?

    The parents of Trayvon Martin may finally get what they desire: justice for their murdered son. According to media reports, a special prosecutor will decide this week whether to bring charges against the self-appointed neighborhood watch volunteer (Zimmerman) who admitted to killing the teen in late February in Sanford, Fla., a northern suburb […]

Trayvon Martin, Mary J. Blige and 'The Hunger Games': 10 Most Racially Charged Events of 2012

Trayvon Martin, Mary J. Blige and ‘The Hunger Games’: 10 Most Racially Charged Events of 2012

Are we living in 2012 or 1952? Recent events across the nation have proved that one of America’s biggest problems continues to be race. Although acts of racisms occur daily, rarely do race-related situations get the attention of the national media. However, in the first four months of 2012, race- related issues have been so […]

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George Zimmerman Lawyers Claiming ‘Shaken Baby Syndrome’ as Defense in Trayvon Martin Case

George Zimmerman’s attorneys are making headlines for claiming that their client suffered from”shaken baby syndrome” before he shot and killed Trayvon Martin. Attorney Hal Uhrig appeared today on “CBS This Morning” where he slammed the media for making this a “rush to judgement case.” “I guess that started with Johnnie Cochran and the O.J. Simpson […]

Republicans, Whites, Tired of Trayvon Martin Coverage

Republicans, Whites, Tired of Trayvon Martin Coverage

  A new study released by a research center is claiming that number of whites and Republicans are growing tired of hearing about the death of Trayvon Martin. According to a study by Pew Research Center, 56 percent of Republicans think there’s been too much Martin coverage, compared to 25 percent of Democrats. The study […]

Trayvon Martin Says 'N-Word,' Used by Republicans to Discredit Him

Trayvon Martin Says ‘N-Word,’ Used by Republicans to Discredit Him

Trayvon Martin had no idea as he put his thoughts on Facebook, his status would ultimately disappear. The “No Limit N—–” as he called himself on Twitter, had no idea that when he put on his hoodie he would have something to fear. Trayvon Martin had no idea that his image would be broadcast across […]

Black Journalists Harassed on Twitter for Reporting on Trayvon Martin Tragedy

Black Journalists Harassed on Twitter for Reporting on Trayvon Martin Tragedy

Reporting the news and mainly facts seems to upset many CNN viewers. Well that’s the conclusion that many would draw if they read some of the Twitter rants that CNN’s Don Lemon and MSNBC’s and thegrio.com’s commentator Goldie Taylor received following their on-air coverage  “about the social fault lines the Trayvon Martin case has exposed.” […]

Trayvon Martin Prom and High School Pictures

Trayvon Martin Prom and High School Pictures

The latest released photos of Trayvon Martin give a better glimpse of what the teenager looked like before he died tragically at the hands of George Zimmerman in Sanford, Fla., in late February. Despite the evidence uncovered thus far, Zimmerman remains a free man. But these photos help keep Martin alive in the hearts and […]

The Trayvon Martin Murder: America On Trial

The Trayvon Martin Murder: America On Trial

Trayvon screaming. America is still having a collective nightmare over those horrifying screams that echo in our heads and reverberate down through our souls. Those were the awful, full-throttle, undeniable screams of a terrified teenage boy who saw death coming for him seconds before it actually reached him. It was those blood-curdling screams on the […]

Sean Bell's Fiancée Pens Letter to Trayvon Martin's Parents

Sean Bell’s Fiancée Pens Letter to Trayvon Martin’s Parents

The fiancée of an unarmed man gunned down by police is reaching out to the parents of Trayvon Martin. Nicole Paultre Bell has penned a letter to the parents of the unarmed teen who was shot and killed by neighborhood watch wvolunteer George Zimmerman. Like Martin, her husband-to-be, Sean Bell, was unarmed when he was […]

Fight for justice: Tribute to Trayvon Martin

Fight for justice: Tribute to Trayvon Martin

Trayvon Martin's Parents Lead Martin Luther King Annual Candle Light Memorial in Miami

Trayvon Martin’s Parents Lead Martin Luther King Annual Candle Light Memorial in Miami

Martin Luther King Jr. and others fought, bled and died for the very rights for which the parents of Trayvon Martin — and much of the nation — seek at this very moment: truth and timely justice. Trayvon’s parents, Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton, along with attorney Benjamin Crump will attend the “March for Justice […]

FBI Now Investigating Trayvon Martin Case

FBI Now Investigating Trayvon Martin Case

  FBI officials have confirmed that they’re now investigating the shooting death of 17-year old Trayvon Martin. According to MSNBC, FBI agents confirmed Monday that were questioning potential witnesses and had begun a “parallel investigation” to see whether the teen’s civil rights were violated. As previously reported, George Zimmerman admitted to shooting the unarmed 17-year-old […]

Tyler Perry Understands Trayvon Martin's Plight; Says 'Racial Profiling Should Be a Hate Crime'

Tyler Perry Understands Trayvon Martin’s Plight; Says ‘Racial Profiling Should Be a Hate Crime’

Tyler Perry is living proof that success and money doesn’t eradicate  America’s troubling issue of racial profiling. In a recent post on Facebook, Perry revealed why he understands Trayvon Martin’s plight. He too was a victim of racial profiling just days before he hosted an event for President Barack Obama. Below is Perry’s full statement […]

George Zimmerman's Dad: Ret. Judge Robert Zimmerman discusses Trayvon Martin's murder

George Zimmerman’s Dad: Ret. Judge Robert Zimmerman discusses Trayvon Martin’s murder

For the first time since that fateful night on February 26, the father of a neighborhood watch volunteer who shot and killed an unarmed teenager sat down for a television interview. Robert Zimmerman, father of George Zimmerman, said he decided it was time to speak out for his son, against the advice of others. George […]