The shooting death of the unarmed Florida teen Trayvon Martin influenced the outcome of the trial of a white man who was recently convicted of killing an unarmed young black woman on his suburban Detroit porch, his lawyer told the Detroit News.
The top story at its website since last night begins: In the final days before the election, Democrats in the closest Senate races across the South are turning to racially charged messages — invoking Trayvon Martin’s death, the unrest...Show More Summary
Memories of promises broken, as Harry Reid's super PAC blames Thom Tillis death of Trayvon Martin.
Trayvon Marin was shot dead in February 2012 after jumping a neighborhood watchman. The shooter, George Zimmerman, suffered a fractured nose and lacerations on the back of her head. Zimmerman was charged with second degree murder but was found not … Continue reading ?
“Tillis even led the effort to pass the kind of ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws that caused the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.” – radio ad sponsored by Senate Majority PAC, referring to Republican Senate candidate Thom Tillis This radio ad, captured by a conservative blogger, has inspired outrage in the closely fought election campaign between […]
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The conservative group American Commitment is responding to a recent radio ad from the Democratic Senate Majority PAC that attempts to tie North Carolina Speaker of the House Thom Tillis to the death of Florda teen Trayvon Martin. American...Show More Summary
IT’S NOT ABOUT TRUTH, IT’S ABOUT DESPERATION AND TURNOUT-BOOSTING RACE-BAITING: Democrats Join The Ferguson Lynch Mob Right As The Case Against Officer Wilson Collapses. Related: Democrat Ad Blames Thom Tillis For Trayvon Martin Shooting.
A radio ad from a super PAC run by former aides to Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) is tying the death of Trayvon Martin to GOP Senate candidate Thom Tillis. The ad, a recording of which was posted online, says "Tillis even led the effort to pass...Show More Summary
Forty years after Freedom Summer of 1964, Phillip Agnew’s Dream Defenders continues the legacy of youth-led social justice organizing. After catapulting to national prominence in the wake of Trayvon Martin’s death, the Dream Defenders...Show More Summary
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In Florida, Stand Your Ground was used as the foundation of George Zimmerman's defense after he shot and killed Trayvon Martin. In South Carolina, it was used to defend a man who walked out of the house with a gun to confront "women thugs" who had threatened his daughter; he ended up shooting a teenage boy in his car instead. Show More Summary
Was Barack Obama the real target when George Zimmerman shot African-American teenager Trayvon Martin, and when Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Daren Wilson opened fire on another unarmed black youth, Michael Brown? Writer Greil Marcus,...Show More Summary
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Greil Marcus explains why the sick new American racism is only getting worse, and explores his brilliant new book
Three Found Guilty And Given Life Sentences In The "HIGH END SNEAKER COLLECTION MURDER" Trial I WAS MURDERED IN A MANNER THAT WAS MORE HEINOUS THAN JORDAN DAVIS OR TRAYVON MARTIN - BUT FOR SOME REASON MY TALE NEVER BROKE NATIONALLY LIKE...Show More Summary
George Zimmerman may already be destitute and homeless due to the shooting of Trayvon Martin, a Federal Justice Department investigation into whether or not Zimmerman committed civil rights violations has the potential to put him behind bars. Show More Summary
In unsurprising news, George Zimmerman is unlikely to face civil rights charges for his singular role in the death of Trayvon Martin…Continue
When the Obama Administration sent in a team to investigate civil rights violations in the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin, some of us expressed doubt over the basis for such a charge as well as the timing of the federal move into the case. Indeed, I was highly skeptical of how the case was […]