?For the movement to survive, it needs to focus on work that doesn’t lend itself to 140 characters. In March 2012, nearly a month after George Zimmerman killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida, hundreds of high-school students...Show More Summary
On July 13, 2013, when George Zimmerman was acquitted in the killing of Trayvon Martin, the activist Alicia Garza posted a simple message to Facebook from an Oakland cocktail bar: “Black people. I love you. I love us. Our lives matter.” Her friend Patrisse Cullors saw the post, created the... More »
“Black Lives Matter” was the brainchild of Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors and Opal Tometi. BLM was first conceived during the days following the acquittal of George Zimmerman for the murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. As reported by The Guardian, Alicia was checking her cell phone, almost constantly, waiting for a verdict in a local bar,... Show More Summary
Listen, kids who die-- Maybe, now, there will be no monument for you Except in our hearts Maybe your bodies'll be lost in a swamp Or a prison grave, or the potter's field, Or the rivers where you're drowned like Leibknecht But the day...Show More Summary
Over the course of four years, there has been a increase in media coverage of Black people being killed by law enforcement officers. Following the aftermath of George Zimmerman shooting Trayvon back in 2013, it picked up more during the Ferguson, Missouri incident when Darren Wilson shot Michael Brown in 2014. Show More Summary
It has been four years since Trayvon Martin's February 26th, 2012 murder by George Zimmerman. It was a leap year, just as it is this year. Trayvon would be 21 years old had he walked home safely. I happened to drive through Sanford while on vacation the day before Trayvon and Zimmerman met for the first and last time. Show More Summary
Matthew Apperson is facing attempted murder charges after prosecutors say he shot at George Zimmerman in May 2015
The Black Lives Matter movement’s history has become something of a legend in recent years. The grass roots protest group was started by Patrisse Cullors, Alicia Garza, and Opal Tometi after George Zimmerman was acquitted in Trayvon Martin’s shooting death, but it did not become prominently known until after the Ferguson protests and the police... Show More Summary
Trayvon Martin should have been celebrating his 21st birthday today. However, on this date in in 2012, Martin was murdered by a neighborhood-watch zealot named, George Zimmerman. Martin was only 17 when he was shot for treading upon an all-white neighboorhood in South Florida. Show More Summary
The hate and vitriol directed at Trayvon Martin by some on the right has never stopped
In bond court Saturday, accused cop shooter David Mejia used his opportunity in front of a judge to vent his frustrations about everything from “crooked cops” to what he referred to as the glorification of George Zimmerman, the man ...
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Following the conclusion of his 2013 murder trial for killing Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman’s wife Shellie filed for divorce and — after 2-1/2 years later — it’s finalized, according to the Orlando Sentinel.
A new claim that George Zimmerman, the man acquitted for the murder of Trayvon Martin, died this month, has been proven false. Snopes reports that on January 21, Action News 3 posted a fake news story entitled, “George Zimmerman Found DEAD Months After Tweeting Pics Of Trayvon Martin’s Dead Body.” The article garnered massive attention... Show More Summary
In 2013, after George Zimmerman was acquitted in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, the U.S. justice system sent a message to the black community: You don’t matter.
George Zimmerman is at it again and this time he accusing President Barack Obama of being disingenuous during his speech announcing his executive actions to curb gun violence, during which the president teared up while remembering some of gun violence's youngest victims.
George Zimmerman won’t go away. …Zimmerman is accusing President Obama of insincerity for weeping over mass shooting victims one day ago. “He made an announcement and I could think when I saw it was crocodile tears,” Zimmerman, who shot and killed a black teenager in 2012, told TMZ. “The man is a disgrace to the [...]
George Zimmerman, Trayvon Martin’s shooter, is obviously not a gun control fan. So when he saw Obama’s crying during a speech about new U.S. gun control laws, Zimmerman blasted the president, calling him a “disgrace to the country.” Zimmerman also seems to think Obama might be faking those “crocodile tears,” which is an idea becoming... Show More Summary