Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh called out a variety of media outlets on Tuesday for trying to “to Dzhokhar [Tsarnaev] what they did to Trayvon Martin.” He said that showing images of Tsarnaev at 14-years-old is an effort to humanize him and frame him as a “normal” or “mixed-up kid,” rather than a accused murder and terrorist.
Following Brad Paisley's appearance on The Tonight Show Wednesday night, LL Cool J, too, sat down with Jay Leno on Thursday and responded to the firestorm over their new song "Accidental Racist." While the song "wasn't perfect," he said sought to clarify it by explaining the intentions behind it.
One year after George Zimmerman was arrested for the murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, Zimmerman's mother has published a letter accusing authorities of arresting her son "solely to placate the masses" and calling that day, April 11, 2012, "the day the justice system failed us as Americans."
Robert Zimmerman, Jr., brother of Trayvon Martin shooter George Zimmerman, has spent several days trying to spin his way out of trouble over a series of tweets in which he compared the teenager his brother killed with De’Marquise Elkins, the Georgia teenager accused of killing a 13-month-old boy. Show More Summary
Piers Morgan scored quite the interview on his show tonight, Robert Zimmerman, Jr., the brother of Trayvon Martin shooter George Zimmerman, who has gotten quite a bit of media attention for tweeting out a picture pointing out similarities between Martin and De'Marquise Kareem Elkins, the Georgia teenager accused of killing a 13-month-old boy.
Robert Zimmerman, Jr., brother of Trayvon Martin shooter George Zimmerman, continued his everything-including-the-racist-kitchen-sink PR offensive on behalf of his brother by repeatedly tweeting a photo comparison of the teenager his brother shot, and De’Marquise Elkins, the 17 year-old who has been detained in the murder of a Georgia infant. Show More Summary
Hip hop artist Chuck D., famous for his work with the group Public Enemy, appeared on CNN with Carol Costello to discuss the impact that the slaying of Trayvon Martin had on the nation one year later. Chuck D. told Costello, that when he was growing up, there were no guns in the black community. Show More Summary
In a Spanish-language interview this weekend with Univision, members of accused murderer George Zimmerman’s family suggested that Trayvon Martin’s family lawyers have exploited racial tensions in order to misrepresent Zimmerman as a villain to both the public and to President Obama.
George Zimmerman is back in the news, and this time he's suing NBC for airing a misleading edit of a 911 phone call he made the night of Trayvon Martin's death. The edited phone call made it seem like Zimmerman purposefully highlighted the fact that Martin was black, when in fact, he was prompted by the dispatcher to describe Martin's appearance. Show More Summary
George Zimmerman's defense team has released a new photograph of Zimmerman from the night he fatally shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. It shows the former neighborhood watchman — who has been charged with second-degree murder — with blood on his nose and mouth.
Still facing a criminal trial for his role in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman is now suing NBC over the network’s airing of a misleadingly edited version of his 911 call, according to a report in The New York Post. Show More Summary
The defense attorney for Trayvon Martin's accused killer said Monday that he believes the facts of the case call more for a traditional self-defense strategy, as opposed to a "stand your ground" statute.
The Smoking Gun reports that Florida prosecutors accidentally distributed a photo of Trayvon Martin's corpse and copies of his accused killer George Zimmerman’s college records, material that Florida law deems confidential and exempt from disclosure.
Thursday afternoon, George Zimmerman, the accused killer of Trayvon Martin, posted a video to YouTube entitled “Thank You,” thanking “the masses” for their support during his ongoing situation. In the video, Zimmerman stands in front of a window and announces the re-launch of “TheRealGeorgeZimmerman.com,” which he describes as a website where “you can personally communicate [...]
During his hour-long interview with George Zimmerman last night, Sean Hannity touched on the media coverage of the Trayvon Martin shooting and called out MSNBC host Al Sharpton by name as one of the people who "rushed to judgment" in their coverage of the case. Show More Summary
Trayvon Martin's parents and their lawyer, Benjamin Crump, appeared on Fox & Friends Thursday morning to offer reaction to George Zimmerman's Hannity interview from the night before. Host Gretchen Carlson started off by offering her condolences to Martin's parents.
Judge Andrew Napolitano stopped by Fox & Friends Thursday to weigh in on Sean Hannity's exclusive interview with George Zimmerman, the volunteer watchman charged with shooting Florida teen Trayvon Martin. While Napolitano found Hannity's...Show More Summary
Sean Hannity aired an exclusive interview tonight with George Zimmerman, the Florida man who fatally shot Trayvon Martin and is charged with second-degree murder. Zimmerman opened up about how he first noticed Martin as a suspiciousShow More Summary
On Wednesday night, Sean Hannity is devoting the entire hour of his show to his interview with George Zimmerman. Accused of second-degree murder after the Trayvon Martin shooting, Zimmerman is sitting down for an interview for the first time.
New information was released about the Trayvon Martin case today, including photographs of the hooded sweatshirt Martin was wearing the night of the shooting — as well as the lead investigator's conclusion that George Zimmerman targeted Martin based on his race, but his entire. Meaning, the hoodie.