There was absolutely nothing good about the announcement that certified awful person George Zimmerman would appear on an episode of Celebrity Boxing to square off against rapper DMX (on what would have been Trayvon Martin's 19th birthday, no less). Show More Summary
Race, ethnicity, or the hoodie that we wear should never be viewed as justification for violence and hatred to be perpetrated against an individual.
While representing the Outdoor Channel at a gun show, National Rifle Association board member Ted Nugent cited President Obama's expression of sympathy to deceased Florida teenager Trayvon Martin's parents as evidence the president is...Show More Summary
On Wednesday, multiple reports said that George Zimmerman -- he of the Trayvon Martin killing -- will face rapper DMX in a celebrity boxing event (such as this Time article). Not so fast, though.Zimmerman told Radar Online last month that boxing was his hobby even prior to the “incident” (as he called the Trayvon Martin shooting / killing). Show More Summary
Coming up on the second anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death (and the somewhat controversial news that George Zimmerman would be boxing rapper
DMX doesn’t just want to fight George Zimmerman. The rapper said he plans to break all the rules of boxing and do whatever it takes to “beat the living fk” of the acquitted killer of Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman had been publicly seeking an opponent for a Celebrity Boxing matchup, and it appears the Ruff Ryders... Show More Summary
Trayvon Martin would have turned 19 years old today had he not been shot and killed by George Zimmerman nearly two years ago. His mother, Sybrina Fulton, shared this birthday tribute to her slain son earlier today:
DMX has offered to take on George Zimmerman, the acquitted killer of young Trayvon Martin, in a charity DMX Ready To Face George Zimmerman In Charity Boxing - -
On this day we would like to remember our fallen brother Trayvon Martin, who would have been 19-years-old if his life had not been taken that fateful night in Sanford, Florida. It’s hard to put into words what Trayvon’s
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[Content Note: Violence; guns; misogynoir.]Marissa Alexander is the black woman from Florida (the same state in which George Zimmerman was acquitted of murdering Trayvon Martin, under the same prosecutor) who was convicted and sentenced to 20 years for firing a warning shot into the ceiling when her abusive husband was trying to harm her. Show More Summary
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Trayvon Martin, who would have turned 19 today, is one of the 26 young people killed. The post At Least 26 Children Or Teens Died In Florida Stand Your Ground Cases appeared first on ThinkProgress.
It was recently announced that George Zimmerman, the Sanford, Florida man who shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin on February 26, 2012, had signed on with fight promoter Damon Feldman to participate in a "celebrity" boxing match with a hitherto unnamed opponent. Show More Summary
It wasn't a regulated fight between two grown men that lead to Trayvon Martin's death. We shouldn't pretend a boxing match is equal retribution, much less justice. The post The George Zimmerman-DMX Boxing Match Is Not Justice for Trayvon appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Happy Birthday Trayvon Martin!!!
That rapper is DMX...DMX vows to urinate on George Zimmerman during a "celebrity" boxing match http://t.co/dGpdC8p5Tb— SPIN (@SPINmagazine) February 5, 2014 The fight is not yet set in stone, but just the whole idea of it is repulsive and has nothing to do with the dead youth. Show More Summary
Zimmerman, who shot and killed Trayvon Martin two years ago, will fight DMX in a Celebrity Boxing match.
Martin isn't turning 19 today because Zimmerman was a racist with a gun. He walks free because the State of Florida has proven that they are a-ok with racial profiling and vigilantism. And I didn't want this piece to be about George Zimmerman - but since Trayvon is gone, the only gift I have is to let his parents know I believed you. Show More Summary
George Zimmerman was looking for a fight, and now he’s found one. The infamous neighborhood watch captain, acquitted in the murder of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin last year, will meet rapper DMX in the ring for a televised Celebrity Boxing match. Zimmerman reportedly reached out...