Instagram photos from Trayvon Martin protests over the weekend

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 […]

Trayvon Martin’s parents give 1st interview since George Zimmerman’s acquital

The family of Trayvon Martin gave their first public interview since George Zimmerman was acquitted of second-degree murder and manslaughter charges in the shooting death of the 17-year-old college bound boy that touched off impassioned protests nationwide. Tracy Martin, Sybrina Fulton, Trayvon’s brother Jahvaris Fulton and family attorney Ben Crump appeared on the “Today” show […]

NAACP demands Department of Justice prosecute George Zimmerman for hate crime

The NAACP, “outraged” over the not-guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman murder trial, is demanding that the U.S. Department of Justice prosecute Zimmerman for shooting Trayvon Martin. “We are outraged and heartbroken over today’s verdict,” NAACP President Benjamin Jealous said in a statement. “We will pursue civil rights charges with the Department of Justice, we […]