George Zimmerman attorney and now-CNN legal analyst Mark O'Mara said that Officer Michael Slager shot Walter Scott at least in part out of an implicit racism.
It's been more than three years since Geraldo Rivera took substantial flack for his comments that a hooded sweatshirt was as much responsible for 17-year-old Trayvon Martin's death as was the actual shooter, George Zimmerman. But a lighthearted story brought the controversy back into conversation Friday on Fox & Friends, and Rivera had some follow-up details.
In a new interview that was recorded with his divorce lawyer, George Zimmerman says he was victimized by President Barack Obama, who, according to Zimmerman, heightened racial tensions following the death of Trayvon Martin. It is the first time Zimmerman has spoken publicly since the Justice Department cleared him of all charges -- civil rights or otherwise -- in February.
During a speech at Cornell University earlier this week, MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry said she hopes Trayvon Martin "whooped the sht out of' George Zimmerman during the fatal confrontation that led to Martin's death in 2012.
According to ABC News, George Zimmerman will not face any charges -- civil rights or otherwise -- for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Martin was killed in February 2012, and Zimmerman was acquitted in a high-profile July 2013 trial.
George Zimmerman has, once again, evaded legal action: a domestic assault case recently filed against him was dropped and the woman involved has recanted her statements.
After George Zimmerman was arrested last night and charged with aggravated assault and domestic violence, his lawyer said, "he hasn't been very lucky with the ladies."
It's now official: George Zimmerman is O.J. Simpson.
George Zimmerman, the Florida man famously acquitted of the death of Trayvon Martin, was arrested last night for aggravated assault with a weapon.
Following a two-ear investigation, Department of Justice sources said Wednesday they had insufficient evidence to file civil rights charges against George Zimmerman, who was acquitted for the murder of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin last summer. The DOJ was looking into potentially filing hate crime charges against Zimmerman, in which it would have to be shown [...]
George Zimmerman's openly gay brother shared a strange story involving a night of drinking and almost going to bed with a female cable news pundit...
The best part of GQ‘s new and endlessly depressing profile on the George Zimmerman family is when Robert, George’s brother, recounts the conditions under which the two of them agreed to an interview with CNN.
George Zimmerman, who was famously acquitted last July in the death of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin, attended a Florida firearm expo on Saturday and was given "celebrity treatment" by many attendees, the Orlando Sentinel reports. He also has, as of late, been encouraged to use fake names to disguise himself, but insists he can not lie.
George Zimmerman found himself in trouble with the law yet again this week. Florida’s WSVN News is reporting that Zimmerman, who was acquitted of murder last year in the killing of 17-year-old black teenager Trayvon Martin, threatened to kill a fellow driver during a road rage incident and even showed up at the man’s workplace the next day.
Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, who was shot and killed at the age of 17 in 2012 by George Zimmerman, has penned an open letter to the family of Michael Brown, the unarmed 18-year-old who met the same fate last week at the hands of a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.
A little more than one year after George Zimmerman was acquitted in the killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin he has reportedly been "patrolling" outside a Florida gun shop that was recently robbed.
Last month a Florida judge dismissed George Zimmerman's libel suit against NBC Universal, over that unfairly edited audio of Zimmerman's 911 call. But Zimmerman has now officially appealed that dismissal, indicating he not done fighting NBC yet.
It's been just over a year since the world was introduced to Rachel Jeantel, the friend of Trayvon Martin's who testified on behalf of the prosecution in the George Zimmerman murder trial, but may have ended up doing more harm than good.
On Monday a judge in Florida dismissed George Zimmerman's libel suit against NBC Universal.
It's often said that the best lies contain just enough of the truth to make them believable. That probably explains why I've seen so many people falling for the latest viral hoax from a “satirical” site called The News Nerd.