Martin is the unarmed 17-year-old youth who died after being
shot by George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch captain in Sanford,
Florida. Martin was black; Zimmerman is a white Hispanic. The
shooting has led to a number of charges of racism and the NAACP is
a meeting tonight in Orlando with Al Sharpton, the MSNBC
host and activist who says:
"For a lot people, this is a Southern town that tried to play by
its own set of rules," he said.
This is quite disturbing to say the least… In the first 911 call before black teenager Trayvon Martin was killed, white neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman can be heard pursuing the unarmed youngster on foot as he runs away....
A more complete picture is emerging about George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch captain who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in Florida late last month. But Zimmerman’s father says that picture is “extremely misleading.”...
Following a day of protests calling for the arrest of a neighborhood watch captain who fatally shot an unarmed black teen, the U.S. Justice Department announced late last night that it will investigate the case. George Zimmerman, 28...
The death of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed teen who was shot while walking in his neighborhood in Sanford, Florida, has sparked allegations of racial profiling and calls for the gunman to be charged. Federal prosecutors and the FBI wil...