During his coverage from Ferguson, MO last night, Anderson Cooper interviewed Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, the Florida teen who was gunned down by George Zimmerman in 2012. Midway through the interview, Cooper turned to protesters nearby who’d been shouting at him: “I’m actually talking to Trayvon Martin’s mother right now. Show More Summary
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.
Last year, right before President Barack Obama made his unannounced appearance in the White House briefing room to personally address the acquittal of George Zimmerman, Trayvon Martin’s killer, on murder charges—I was among those who argued no, the president shouldn’t be called on to make a statement about the case.
When 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot by George Zimmerman on the evening of February 26, 2012, at the Retreat at Twin Lakes in Sanford, Florida, the story was not national news. Local news outlets heard of Martin’s death, had an inkling that something (the strange phone calls, the fact that Martin was unarmed except for [...]
As the controversy over the Michael Brown shooting continues to rage in Ferguson, Missouri, some people are already comparing the situation to when George Zimmerman shot Trayvon Martin, with witness Dorian Johnson describing a one-sided struggle. But others are casting the situation in a darker light by suggesting Brown was a thug. In a related
Last summer, after the outrage at the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial, I wrote a piece wondering why it takes death and tragedy for us to have conversations about race in this country. And, here we are again, following the killing of Mike Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, living in the "eerie echo" of tragedy repeated, as Charles M. Show More Summary
Keep in mind that radio host Rob Redding found a way to work in an attack on "George Zimmerman" in every show that spanned the 1 year between the killing of Trayvon Martin and the murder trial.It should not surprise anyone that Rob Redding...Show More Summary
The jury verdict is likely to elicit a collective sigh of relief in the civil rights community, after acquittals in the trials of George Zimmerman and Michael Dunn involving racially charged killings reinforced the perception that Stand Your Ground-like laws skew outcomes against African Americans. Show More Summary
A new Trayvon Martin cartoon is causing controversy because it portray efforts to impeach President Obama as being similar to the actions of George Zimmerman. As might be expected, Republicans and conservatives were upset, but should even some Democrats and progressives be calling foul? In a related report by The Inquisitr, the civil rights movement
1Hood Media 1Hood Media Academy Students speak about the climate in America for Black youth, one year after George Zimmerman was found not guilty for killing Trayvon Martin. Has anything changed?
In an ironic twist of fate, George Zimmerman was spotted acting as a watchman for gun shop even as the civil rights movement is pushing for so-called Trayvon Martin gun control laws to become the major focus of continued efforts by groups like the NAACP. But should gun control laws and gun rights even be
On the one hand, it’s good to know that George Zimmerman is so hard up that he’s volunteering
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Because you don’t come to this site to read about how small your dick is for cowering like a pussy behind guns, here’s Megan Fox at the Mexico City premiere of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles where I’ll assume the promotional poster featured the Turtles chopping off the heads of their enemies. Or they’re just taking Read More...
“George, they infiltrated the police, George. We’re sitting ducks.” “There’s a gun inside my rectum. You know what to do.” When we last left George Zimmerman, he was attempting to make money by competing in underground fight clubs to benefit The Trayvon Martin Foundation (You just read all of those words.), so you’ll be happy Read More...
Last night I posted this story about how Trayvon Martin's killer, George Zimmerman, is apparently bored not having any recent opportunities to shoot people he decides are bad guys. So he was found working as a 'volunteer' night security...Show More Summary
I'm sure the people of DeLand, Florida, feel safer already: According to a DeLand police report, George Zimmerman has found work as a security guard at Pompano Pats in DeLand. Pompano Pats is a locally owned store on South Woodland Boulevard...Show More Summary
Is George Zimmerman missing playing pretend cop and shooting people? A TPM Reader reader in The Hive (sub req) flagged this bizarre little story. It seems Zimmerman has been volunteering as a night security guard at a Motorcycle and gun shop in DeLand, Florida called Pompano Pat's. Read More ?
Neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin Although he’s not a hired security officer, George Zimmerman has been patrolling a Florida gun store after a robbery last month. He’s a friend of the store owner. Click Orlando reported: video platformvideo … Continue reading ?
A year after the George Zimmerman trial propelled HLN to double- and triple-digit audience growth, the channel is down across the board year-over-year. For the month of July, HLN was fourth in total viewers and third in the demo forShow More Summary