Jill Lepore examines the history of gun ownership in America, from the Second Amendment and the N.R.A to George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin.
Alicia Garza, whose 2013 Facebook post in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s killer, George Zimmerman, created a hashtag that later became a rallying cry for the Black Lives Matter movement, is arguably now one of the most influential civil rights leaders of this century. Garza, 36, and her fellow co-founders have since expanded their fledgling […]
I want people to know that we [the six-woman jury] put everything...into this verdict. We thought about it for hours and cried over it afterwards. I don't think any of us could ever do anything like that ever again. I have no doubt that George [Zimmerman] feared for his life in the situation he was in at the time. Show More Summary
NOSL–a community-centered response to the police-sponsored National Night Out–has been redefining safety beyond law enforcement since 2012. This year, it’s even more important. In 2012, as George Zimmerman was making the rounds through a Stanford, Florida community as a neighborhood watch volunteer, he fatally shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Show More Summary
TMS talks to jurors from the case of Robert Durst, George Zimmerman, and Michael Jackson about the impact of these cases and their views on the justice system.
On February 26, 2012, George Zimmerman, 28, confronted and fatally shot unarmed, African-American 17-year-old Trayvon Martin inside a gated community in Sanford, Florida. The post George Zimmerman: 5 Shocking Facts About The Man Who Shot Trayvon Martin appeared first on CrimeFeed.
“It causes me to think he doesn’t value his own life, so it was easy for him to take someone else’s,” juror Maddy says of the disturbed Zimmerman.
George Zimmerman was acquitted of the killing of Trayvon Martin on July 13, 2013. It was then that Black Lives Matter first became a hashtag—which lead to the creation of a network co-founded by Alicia Garza, Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Opal Tometi that since has expanded into a global movement dedicated to the liberation of all black people. Show More Summary
It was the Ferguson riots and the not-guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman trial that inspired co-creators/executive producers Gina Prince-Bythewood and Reggie Rock Bythewood to heed the call of the Fox network and Imagine Entertainment...Show More Summary
On February 26, 2012, neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman shot Trayvon Martin dead. The next day he passed a lie detector... The post Florida Memorial University to Honor Trayvon Martin with Posthumous Degree appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
Trayvon Martin's getting a college degree. The slain Florida teenager -- killed by George Zimmerman five years ago -- will be awarded a posthumous bachelor's degree in aeronautical science from Florida Memorial University. Martin's parents,...Show More Summary
Jay Z & Trayvon Beyonce's man and the Weinstein Company are coming together to work on film and television projects about Trayvon Martin, the Florida teen who was fatally shot by George Zimmerman in 2012. The independent film company plans to make a six-part docu-series with Jay Z producing, according...
Click here for reuse options! At least 23 states already have the controversial law made infamous by George Zimmerman and Marissa Alexander. The debate over controversial “stand your ground” laws is heating up again, as lawmakers in at least two states are seeking to expand protections for people who commit violence in self-defense. Show More Summary
On the fifth anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death, the man who took his life joined WeSearchr for an interview in which he discussed which news organizations “truthfully” covered the shooting. George Zimmerman, who killed 17-year-old Martin and was ultimately found not guilty on...
On this day five years ago, Trayvon Martin was shot dead by George Zimmerman. His death has also marked a rebirth of NBA and NFL protest.
(NOTE: As I left the HuffPo web page open the next video was of Sabrina Fulton [Travyon Martin's Mother] recalling her feelings over the not guilty verdict for George Zimmerman. ] Where as the local television news website have VIDEO...Show More Summary
Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton went on The Breakfast Club and talked about a number of subjects including their son Trayvon Martin being killed. One of the topics was George Zimmerman fighting DMX in a celebrity boxing match. The parents
Trayvon Martin’s Parents Write 5-Year Anniversary Book The parents of Trayvon Martin have released a book following the tragic murder of this son by child-killer George Zimmerman. Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin took extensive notes during the trial in the
YG in One Time Comin’ In 2012, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman. He was later acquitted of the crime. Two years later, Eric Garner was killed after being placed in a chokehold by police officers, and Michael Brown had been shot to death by a white police officer in Missouri just a month later. Show More Summary
The liberal media did its job and reported the facts in an officer-involved shooting, unlike the case surrounding Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman, in addition to Michael Brown and then-Officer Darren Wilson. Sadly, Keith Lamont Scott lost his life in this fatal encounter between him and a black police officer in Charlotte, North Carolina. Mr. […]