Symbols often drive controversies because they seem to represent, articulate or personify events in a way that serve as intellectual shortcuts to understanding long-brewing or distressing situations. Think Trayvon Martin's hoodie, the...Show More Summary
By persecuting George Zimmerman, in Roof’s own words: The event that truly awakened me was the Trayvon Martin case. I kept hearing and seeing his name, and eventually I decided to look him up. I read the Wikipedia article and right away I was unable to understand what the big deal was. Show More Summary
On July 14, 2013, a white supremacist named Andrew Anglin, bewildered by black Americans' outrage over the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, began typing out thoughts on what he saw as a distorted world.
Dylann Roof In the notorious manifesto that mass murderer Dylann Roof posted online before his shooting spree in Charleston, South Carolina, he told the world exactly who informed his views after, he says, Trayvon Martin's killing "awakened"...Show More Summary
Of couuuuurse he’s a George Zimmerman supporter…SMFH… Dylann Roof’s Racist Manifesto Uncovered Dylann Roof, the racist that gunned down 9 people at a Charleston church, once wrote in a manifesto about how his white supremacist thoughts were
In a long interview, Kendrick describes growing up in Compton, his experience of depression and visiting Nelson Mandela’s old cell.
In what is purported to be Dylann Roof's "manifesto," he writes that this is where it all began: The event that truly awakened me was the Trayvon Martin case. I...
The photos on the site, titled "The Last Rhodesian," appear to be authentic and an unsigned text refers to the Trayvon Martin case and details the author's attitudes toward various ethnic groups.
Via Twitter users @HenryKrinkle and @EMQuangel, here is what appears to be Charleston shooter Dylann Roof’s racist manifesto. “The event that truly awakened me was the Trayvon Martin case,” the author of this document writes. “I can say today that I am completely racially aware.” Read more...
Charleston Shooter Dylann Roof, Freddie Gray, Trayvon Martin, Confederate Flag Dylann Roof is a terrorist. All terrorists have inspiration. Daily, we are learning more and more about the motivating factors that caused this man to walk into a Charleston church and brutally murder nine African Americans. Show More Summary
Rebellion taking place in our country goes beyond Freddie Gray, Michael Brown and Trayvon Martin. Our justice system is broken not just for people of color. It is failing all of us. Preserving public respect for our courts is essential to a peaceful democratic society. Show More Summary
In February 2012, George Zimmerman killed Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teen. When Zimmerman failed to be convicted of murder under the "Stand Your Ground" laws of Florida, three women activists started the #BlackLivesMatter campaign. Show More Summary
With the arrest of Dylann Storm Roof, Charleston police have interrogated the young man and he has confessed to the reasons for the church shooting. It turns out that Roof is hoping to promote a race war in the United States with his...Show More Summary
A friend said the alleged gunman who killed nine people in a historic black South Carolina expressed white supremacist views after they reconnected earlier this year. Joey Meek said he got together with Dylann Storm Roof, a former middle school classmate, a few weeks ago after the 21-year-old sent...
Alleged Charleston church shooter Dylann Storm Roof was obsessed with the death of Trayvon Martin, an old friend said.
(Reuters) - The man accused of shooting at George Zimmerman, who was acquitted of murder in the 2012 death of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, now faces an upgraded attempted murder charge in Florida, according to media reports on Thursday.
Transcript from 2015 Personal Democracy Forum Aiyana Stanley Jones. Trayvon Martin. Tamir Rice. Mya Hall. These names represent the individuals -- the families -- that have inspired young black people to rise up in every corner of this...Show More Summary
Two of B.B. King's daughters say they have enlisted a lawyer involved in the Trayvon Martin case in Florida and the police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, to review their suspicions that the blues icon's longtime business manager looted his accounts and hastened his death in Las Vegas. Show More Summary
Following the killings of unarmed men and boys such as Trayvon Martin, Tamir Rice, Eric Garner and Walter Scott, the United States is entering what’s being called a new civil rights movement, with activists ensuring that the world now knows about the ongoing onslaught against black life....
McKinney brought to mind the killing of Trayvon Martin, another black teenager deemed to be not where he belonged