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.
George Zimmerman, accused of fatally shooting an unarmed black teenager in Florida, has ties to Northern Virginia, according to new reports. The 28-year-old neighborhood watch captain, who told police he shot 17-year-old Trayvon Mar...
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.”...