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Story and direction: A.R. Shaw Images: Phoenix White for Steed Media Service On the night George Zimmerman was acquitted of the murder of Trayvon Martin, Michael B. Jordan experienced an all too familiar feeling. The 26-year-old actor was attending a sporting event when the verdict was announced. “I was at the L.A. Dodgers game with my […]
Trayvon Martin’s murder and the circumstances that occurred to Oscar Grant III at the Bay Area’s Fruitvale transit station seem to hit the zenith concurrently. The nightmarish confrontations with vigilantes faced by two young African American males help us to realize the value of African Americans has been reduced in the minds of many who’ve […]
When President Obama uttered the words “Trayvon Martin could have been me” he joined the millions who’ve rallied to show support for the family of Trayvon Martin. The acquittal of George Zimmerman was a reminder that we do not live in a post-racial society. President Obama stated that the common bond felt by African Americans […]
The Zimmerman trial is over, but rallies of protestors, along with celebrities, still gather across the nation in support of Trayvon Martin. Take a look at who was out this weekend and still looking for justice for Trayvon.
Hip-hop artists continue to show support for Trayvon Martin, despite the verdict of the Zimmerman trial’s jury. Take a look at several artists in support of Martin who have reacted to the jury’s verdict. Podcast: Play in new window | Download
Trayvon Martin’s murder and the subsequent acquittal of George Zimmerman has sparked passionate debates across the nation. Because race and death is involved, the backlash has been polarizing. Overall, it shows how deeply divided we are in America when it comes to injustice and the way it’s analyzed. Romany Malco of the film Think Like […]
More than a week after the not guilty verdict heard around the world, the Trayvon Martin protests and marches have not subsided, but instead have grown. There were reportedly marches and demonstrations in more than 100 cities across the country that brought out A-list urban superstars and even inspired President Obama to comment on the […]
This past Friday, President Barack Obama gave a deeply personal address about the George Zimmerman verdict and the death of Trayvon Martin. And although many applauded the president for sharing his thoughts on Martin’s death, TV personality Tavis Smiley recently criticized the president, saying he only gave the address because he felt pressured to. “I appreciate and […]