The publication comes just a month before the five year anniversary of his death
"It's hard not to feel like you are a Laquan McDonald, or you are a Trayvon Martin or you are a Mike Brown just waiting for s to explode." [ more › ]
A black superhero in a hoodie is here! We commend Mike Colter for using his platform to point out injustices and thwart stereotypes. This month, Mike Colter will join Netflix’s collection of superheroes as Luke Cage, but he won’t
Not all superheroes wear capes! In fact, when Mike Colter suits up as Marvel's newest vigilante Luke Cage next month, he'll proudly be rocking a hoodie! The 40-year-old actor stopped by fellow Netflix series Chelsea on Friday where he explained just how the murder of Trayvon Martin — who was killed in his own neighborhood in 2012 [...]
Trayvon Martin shooter George Zimmerman is in court again today to testify against Matthew Apperson, who was allegedly engaged in a road rage incident where he shot at Zimmerman in 2015. Apperson is charged with attempted second-degree murder. Zimmerman asserted he doesn’t believe Black Lives...
The grieving mothers of Eric Garner and Trayvon Martin would disagree.
An attempted murder trial launched Monday for the man accused of opening fire on the former neighborhood watch volunteer acquitted in Trayvon Martin's death
Barack Obama at this morning's press conference on the death of Trayvon Martin. President Barack Obama has spoken out relatively rarely in his presidency on the big, controversial issues that dominate our headlines. In an analysis this...Show More Summary
A protester addresses the role of race in George Zimmerman's trial at a July 14 rally. Photo by Michael Fleshman. You can't talk about the death of Trayvon Martin without talking about race. Except in the courtroom where the man who shot him, George Zimmerman, was tried.
Saturday's verdict in the George Zimmerman trial shouldn't have been a surprise. History has shown us, again and again, that the legal system is less interested in the deaths of young black men than ones in which black people stand accused.
It's the day after a jury found George Zimmerman not guilty of murder or manslaughter for killing Trayvon Martin and it feels like everyone is stil a little in shock—shocked and angry, shocked and sad, shocked and cynical. But some people have managed to sort out their emotions into solid analysis of the verdict and trial. Show More Summary
Good morning! Here's the list of feminist news on our radar this morning! • It's been 365 days since Trayvon Martin was shot. Colorlines documents the acts of kindness and resistance that have come from the shooting in that year. •...Show More Summary
Ann Coulter has since said this became “The Ann Coulter Roast” and feels she got the short end of the stick. LOL HollywoodReporter: At Saturday night’s taping of the Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe, the celebrities took shots
Umi Selah, formerly known as Phillip Agnew, co-founder of the Dream Defenders, a civil rights organization formed in Florida in the wake of the 2012 slaying of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, has fought for the black community for many years. Now, he’s reaching out for help and the community is reaching back. Selah’s mother, Theresa Agnew, […]
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Floridians have kicked out Angela Corey, who botched the prosecution of George Zimmerman. Who'll let child killers walk now?
On Sunday, August 28th, Beyoncé walked the red carpet of the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) accompanied by several cast members featured in her visual album, Lemonade, including the mothers of Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin, Oscar Grant, and Michael Brown. The presence of these women on a national stage helps challenge the racist myth of careless Black mothers. […]
Corey investigated the shooting death of teen Trayvon Martin and prosecuted Marissa Alexander, who fired a warning shot at her husband durin...
Beyonce Brought Mothers Of The Movement To The MTV VMAs Beyonce is ensuring no one forgets #BlackLivesMatter according to NY Daily News: Beyoncé made a statement about the Black Lives Matter movement at the MTV Video Music Awards be...
Beyoncé already won an award that MTV brought back just for her and brought the mothers of Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner, Mike Brown, and Oscar Grant onto the red carpet, but it was her stunning performance of songs from her visual album...Show More Summary