George Zimmerman Allegedly Attacked Beyoncé In Text Messages During Filming For The Trayvon Martin Documentary
“Oh yea and tell Jay-Z he’s a bitch and his wife is a broke whore.”
“Who can trust this man in any interaction with an African American?” the bartender said. “How can this man make sure any mixed cultures are ‘secure’?”
Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story premieres July 30 on the Paramount Network.
Here's how Chadwick Boseman ended up sharing the screen with Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin.
Witnesses don't entirely agree on what happened at the Florida restaurant, but it seems to have involved a bragging Zimmerman, a man with "racist" tattoos, and another man who fled on a Harley-Davidson.
“It was unbelievable in the fact that it wasn’t unbelievable.”
"We have the equal right to live."
Auction site United Gun Group said it created two auctions for the gun — one real with pre-qualified bidders — and one fake to "troll the trolls."
Bidding for the gun was supposed to open at $5,000 when it was first posted online Wednesday, but the sale has been stopped three times. United Gun Group said the last time it was removed because of false bids.
Benjamin Crump will endorse Hillary Clinton and travel to South Carolina to campaign for her, BuzzFeed News has learned.
After a professor said she was racially profiled by officers in Texas, the police chief released dashcam footage and said there was no evidence to support the claim.
"Hell You Talmbout" is a bop with a chilling message.
The group calls itself "Never 21" in honor of the young black men and women killed by police before their 21st birthdays. BuzzFeed News talked to the group's anonymous spokesperson.
Everyone wants to be black until it's time to be black.
"We knew that to get sufficient enough of evidence, Trayvon would have to be here to tell his story," Tracy Martin told BuzzFeed News.
The Department of Justice has concluded its federal investigation into the killing of Trayvon Martin and will not bring charges against George Zimmerman.
Band members also wore shirts displaying the words "I can't breathe." The phrases reference the deaths of black men including Michael Brown and Eric Garner.
The 31-year-old was arrested in January for allegedly throwing a wine bottle at his girlfriend.
A Judge set Zimmerman's bond for $5,000 and ordered him to turn over his firearms.
Demonstrators took to the streets in New York City, Berkeley, Seattle, Chicago, and other cities. On Monday, they closed a major highway leading to a bridge during rush hour.
Eleven lives that were cut short for no good reason.
Benjamin Crump has been representing young black victims of alleged police violence, and their families, for years. "These families want a fighter. It's hard for them to fight because they’re in the middle of grieving."
Jeff Triplett, the part-time mayor of the town where Trayvon Martin was shot, says the Justice Department saved the day in Sanford.
"At 19, everything seemed possible and life seemed infinite. It was like just being born."
The man who was found not guilty of murder in the killing of teenager Trayvon Martin will fight the rapper who promised to "f**k him right up," according to TMZ. The fight promoter backtracked from announcing the fight on Trayvon's birthday. Update: The fight has been canceled.
Zimmerman confirmed the account on his eBay listing for his original painting. His brother Robert Zimmerman Jr. also confirmed the account.
TheRealGeorgeZ on eBay, Zimmerman says he has found a "creative way to express myself, my emotions and the symbols that represent my experiences."
From Cyrus to Syria.
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.
"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.
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."
This Haunting Stand Your Ground PSA Features Zimmerman 911 Call, Depicts Last Moments Of Trayvon Martin's Life
Many see it as powerful and effective, while others think it goes too far.
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."
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."
Craigslist Ad Seeking Actors To Reenact The Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman Confrontation Is The Internet's Shame
Just why? It's for a party on Long Island in New York.
More than 100 cities across America held #Justice4Trayvon rallies Saturday to protest the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial.
"Thank you @BarackObama for the acknowledgment of our collective pain."
The first black president explains what it's like to be a black man in America.
"Obama has done more to divide races than anybody else."
"If a white male teen was involved in the same kind of scenario, both the outcome and the aftermath might have been different." President Obama makes a surprise appearance on Friday in the White House briefing room.
There is a hold on all evidence, including the gun.
"I just thought I need to say something that is a little more uplifting rather than one more comment about the trial."
"Trayvon was a fun-loving child -- he was our child -- we miss him dearly."
Four days after George Zimmerman's acquittal, downtown Orlando — about 30 miles south of where Martin died — puts on a protest. "People were just numb and in shock and they didn't know how to move forward," a member of the Martin family's legal team said.
"She's a hater."
The woman known as Juror B37 issued a new statement Wednesday after four other jurors said the opinions she expressed didn't represent all who served in the trial.
Someone Wrote "#NoJustice #NoTip" On A Restaurant Receipt In Florida Because That's The Best Way To Protest The Zimmerman Ruling
According to the boyfriend of the waitress, the customer wrote they wouldn't tip in solidarity with Trayvon Martin. The user who posted it has since admitted he faked it just to show how racist people could be.
UPDATED: Police continue to stress that there is no tie to the George Zimmerman verdict. How did the death of two Florida brothers become a rallying point for conservatives?
In a new statement, the women "wish to point out that the opinions of Juror B-37" are not their own.
"By allowing — and perhaps encouraging — violent situations to escalate in public, such laws undermine public safety," Holder tells the NAACP.
Many have questioned the fact that there were no African-Americans on the jury in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
"Now, do we look suspicious?"
Radio Host Offers Trayvon Martin's Friend A Full Scholarship To Any Historically Black College She Wants
A nice gesture for Rachel Jeantel, who testified in the George Zimmerman trial.
A Los Angeles reporter and photographer were assaulted Monday night while covering a George Zimmerman protest in the Crenshaw area.
"We will honor Trayvon Martin by strengthening our commitment to end bias, hatred, profiling and violence across our communities."
Intense and immediate backlash apparently changed the mind of Juror B37 — and her agent. "I have realized that the best direction for me to go is away from writing any sort of book and return instead to my life as it was before ..."
It begins. Juror B37 and her attorney husband have signed with a literary agent.
Rallies in Times Square, highway marches in Los Angeles, flag burning in Oakland. Yet normalcy and calm abound in the Florida city where Trayvon Martin was killed.
Meet Nikkolas Smith, the man who created this powerful image.
The #HoodiesUp march from Union Square to Times Square.
The former Speaker of the House and presidential candidate-turned-CNN host said protesters after the Trayvon Martin trial were prepared to "be a lynch mob."
Wildly unpopular. Suddenly vindicated. Two women tell their stories.
"There had to be something, somewhere. An outlet for people to vent."
Lalo Alcaraz posted the cartoon after the George Zimmerman not guilty verdict was announced.
"Experienced federal prosecutors will determine whether the evidence reveals a prosecutable violation of any of the limited federal criminal civil rights statutes within our jurisdiction, and whether federal prosecution is appropriate in accordance with the Department's policy governing successive federal prosecution following a state trial," says a Justice Department spokesperson. Update: Holder will address the case in a speech in Orlando Tuesday.
President calls for "calm reflection" after George Zimmerman was found not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. "We are a nation of laws, and a jury has spoken."
A University of Miami law professor tells BuzzFeed that “Stand Your Ground” will probably keep George Zimmerman from facing a civil trial. Federal charges are still possible.
Beyoncé honored the teenager during a concert in Nashville following the verdict in the George Zimmerman case. "I Will Always Love You."
But here are some peaceful protests.
Falcons wide receiver Roddy White tweeted Saturday night that jurors in the George Zimmerman trial should kill themselves.
An appeal to Attorney General Eric Holder from the nation's oldest civil rights organization. [Updated]
Unanimous distaste for the verdict from the major Democrats in the 2013 primary for New York City mayor.
"My heart hurts."
"I'm sorry I didn't tell it better but there was an important reason for it," Zimmerman Defense lawyer Don West said, responding to a question about the personal criticism he's faced over his handling of the case.
Powerful trial moments that changed Zimmerman's life forever.
Artists from around the U.S. and around the world have immortalized the tragic story of a young man's death.
The man accused of murdering Trayvon Martin found not guilty.
The jury begins deliberating in Zimmerman's second-degree murder trial.
There was an attorney straddling a foam doll. Also, the judge kept asking Zimmerman if he was going to testify and it got awkward.
Who was screaming for help in 911 tape? Was Trayvon Martin stalked and attacked? Did Zimmerman kill in self-defense? The jury will have to decide.