From Cyrus to Syria.
From Cyrus to Syria.
“It’s time that we look out for the youth and fight against racism and the laws that protect it,” the rapper said at the American Music Awards.
Theodore P. Wafer, 54, faces charges of second-degree murder and manslaughter in the death of 19-year-old Renisha McBride.
“This is another teenager who should be living their life and pursuing their dreams and aspirations and instead there are grieving parents who are left empty because of another senseless act of gun violence.”
Is this the most offensive Halloween costume ever?
Carrick High School decided to cancel the Trayvon Martin Day it had scheduled during homecoming. It has been replaced with Pirate Baseball Day.
The episode dove into the issues of race, profiling, fear, and self-defense, while throwing in stop-and-frisk for good measure.
“I think anyone would doubt that innocence because I don’t know the person that I’ve been married to,” his estranged wife, who is filing for divorce, said.
“I truly forgive him. I pray for him. And I pray that he gets off the police force,” Georgia Ferrell said of the police officer who shot and killed her son. “You took a piece of my heart that I can never get back.”
The conversation between a concerned citizen and Florida police chief took place in a series of emails, according to Think Progress. “Your reference to Sandy Hook…I agree.”
Shellie Zimmerman says her husband felt invincible and was selfish and verbally abusive after he was found not guilty in the death of Trayvon Martin.
In an interview with Good Morning America last week, Shellie Zimmerman said their marriage was strained.
She said she wasn’t home the night of the shooting of Trayvon Martin because she’d had a fight with her husband.
Adding to the $902,000 that public agencies already spent on his murder trial.
“Trayvon Martin was likelier to have been one of those kids who killed Delbert Belton than to have been an innocent victim like him.”
The episode features Cybill Shepherd and actors from The Wire and Arrested Development and will reportedly be called “American Tragedy.”
The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence video is titled “Stand Up to ‘Stand Your Ground.’” The Coalition took some creative liberty with their reenactment.
Many see it as powerful and effective, while others think it goes too far.
“The unfortunate reality is that there is a description, there is a profile out there of what a criminal is, and you fit the description,” said attorney Jamal Hicks.
Ebony magazine got a dig in at the Tea Party and Twitter did the rest.
“Little black boy wonders, vanish every day. But there seems not enough copper in our field to vanish that away.”
Four covers, each with the headline, “We Are Trayvon.”
“I hope you enjoy this brief tribute to the ways that Black men see themselves and each other.”
The police report lists him as a white male.
Maddy, juror B29, says she was almost the juror to send the trial to a hung jury. But in the end, the evidence and Florida law did not favor a guilty verdict.
He also gave details about the Trayvon Martin Foundation, which seeks to advocate against senseless crime and gun violence, mentor boys and educate about Florida laws.
After reports that Zimmerman saved a family from an overturned car, Twitter users imagined his other feats. “Zimmerman was able to save both Harvey Dent and Rachel Dawes #ThanksGeorge.”
Just why? It’s for a party on Long Island in New York.
Heeding Rev. Al Sharpton’s call for Justice Rallies in 100 cities to protest the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, federal buildings and state houses across the country were marched on by peaceful demonstrators demanding the repeal of Stand Your Ground laws. The sentiment across the state lines were similar, protestors the country over are hoping to turn, as one rally speaker said, this “Travyon Martin moment” into a “movement.”