As the race for the Democratic nomination gets tighter, the serious gaps between presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders and the black Democratic voters they seek become more and more apparent.
Sources say she will hone her message on systematic racism and criminal justice reform.
And so we turn to South Carolina. The narrative of the primary season proceeds from ethanol, to heroin addiction, to black people. Are black people pleased to find themselves the subject of the week or is this irksome? [The Clinton]Show More Summary
Hillary took a shellacking yesterday in the New Hampshire primary, losing to Bernie Sanders by 20 or so points. Time to pull out the race card: Clinton is set to campaign with the mothers of Trayvon Martin and Eric Garner,...
On Trayvon Martin's 21st birthday, Tidal will donate $1.5 million to Black Lives Matter and a host of other charities, including Opportunity Agenda, Hands Up United, Sankofa, Community in California, Dream Defenders in Florida, Black Youth Project in Illinois, the Baltimore Justice Fund and Empowerment Development Corporation in Maryland, Million Hoodies... More »
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
Jay Z's Tidal, in association with Roc Nation, is donating $1.5 million to Black Lives Matter and other social justice organizations. Continue reading…
The hate and vitriol directed at Trayvon Martin by some on the right has never stopped
But instead he died at 17 and the man who killed him walks free
#BlackLivesMatter, a hashtag created in 2012 after 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was killed, has been used on social media for years to discuss today's climate of racial tension. For the first time, however, children - the boys and girls...Show More Summary
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.
Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton on Monday used a Martin Luther King Day event to invoke the memory of Trayvon Martin, the Florida teen shot and killed in 2012 in
Hillary Clinton (in response to @GlennThrush Q about her crowds): "I'm feeling good. I'm feeling really good." pic.twitter.com/aJzRG68ivM — Liz Kreutz (@ABCLiz) January 11, 2016 Ahead of Iowa Black and Brown forum, Trayvon Martin's mother...Show More Summary
Sybrina Fulton Writes Op-Ed In Support Of Hillary Clinton For President Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has faced several obstacles in her campaign that she is still in the process of trying to overcome. One of which is her (and
Sybrina Fulton, the mother of gun violence victim Trayvon Martin, explained in a CNN op-ed on Monday why Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has her vote. "She sees what I see: a criminal justice system that is not always just. Show More Summary
Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, endorsed Hillary Clinton for president in an op-ed for CNN Monday.
Clinton has gone after Democratic opponent Bernie Sanders on the gun issue
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