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Meet the Woman Behind #BlackLivesMatter—The Hashtag That Became a Civil Rights Movement

Alicia Garza and her friends tweeted #BlackLivesMatter in response to the murder of Trayvon Martin. Following the police killing of Walter Scott in North Charleston, South Carolina, TIME Magazine hit newsstands with a cover dominated by large, block letters: “Black Lives Matter.” #BlackLivesMatter has infiltrated America’s modern vocabulary. Show More Summary

Trayvon Martin’s mom to appear in Baltimore Friday for rally

2 days agoNews : NY Daily News

Sybrina Fulton, Martin’s mom, will attend a rally led by Pastor Jamal Bryant of the Empowerment Temple Church, a spokesman for the Martin family’s law firm Parks & Crump, Adner Marcelin, confirmed to The News.

Blame Baltimore Riots on Obama

The seeds of what happened yesterday in Baltimore were sown by President Obama going back to the Trayvon Martin case when his DOJ funded protest marches. It’s called community organizing

Valdosta, Georgia -- a racial powder keg?

On January 11th, 2013, the body of high school sophomore Kendrick Johnson was found in a rolled-up wrestling mat inside the Lowndes County High School gymnasium. Efforts are under way to make him a Trayvon Martin.

Virtual reality app puts you at the scene of Trayvon Martin's shooting

The near constant flow of news detailing yet another shooting death of a black person by U.S. police officers may eventually dull the shock for some observers, but what if you could relive the incidents reported as if you were there? That's...Show More Summary

A new civil rights movement is stirring, but it doesn't need an MLK

Trayvon Martin. Michael Brown. Eric Garner. Tamir Rice. And now Walter Scott. These names mark iconic deaths — unnecessary, violent ends for black men and boys in America. Often missing from this list but equally important are black women and girls — Renisha McBride, Aiyana Jones or Sakia Gunn...

Racing Together, Starbucks and Fast Food Space

When Trayvon Martin was killed, I published a blog post saying race and disability are linked by stigmatizing architectures. I wrote from an outlier's position as I'm a blind man whose presence in public is nearly always conditional....Show More Summary

Illinois Police Shoot Teen as He Ran Away - Witnesses

Police shootings have been a topic of controversy recently, as the deaths of Trayvon Martin and other civilians have sparked outrage and despair nationwide about the actions of policemen. Another police shooting has once again occur...

Geraldo: Many Middle Class Families Deal with ‘Pretender’ Kids Who Want to Be ‘Hood’

4 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

It's been more than three years since Geraldo Rivera took substantial flack for his comments that a hooded sweatshirt was as much responsible for 17-year-old Trayvon Martin's death as was the actual shooter, George Zimmerman. But a lighthearted story brought the controversy back into conversation Friday on Fox & Friends, and Rivera had some follow-up details.

George Zimmerman Says Killing Trayvon Martin Was God's 'Plan,' But These Christians Don't Agree

last monthNews : Huffington Post

George Zimmerman, the man who shot and killed Trayvon Martin in 2012, thinks it was God’s will that the 17-year-old died -- but many Christians reject this opinion. In a video released on Monday by the law firm Ayo and Iken, which represents...Show More Summary

Zimmer Down, Man

last monthHumor / odd : Snopes

Rumor: George Zimmerman said that it was God's plan for him to shoot Trayvon Martin.

George Zimmerman Claims It Was Part of God's Plans for Trayvon Martin to Die, Accuses Obama of Stoking Racial Tensions in America

George Zimmeran, the man who was acquitted in the 2012 killing of Trayvon Martin, has said in a video that it was "God's Plan" for the 17-year-old Florida teenager to die. Zimmerman also accused President Barack Obama of stocking racial tensions in America.

George Zimmerman: God Made Me Do It

Now that the Justice Department has declared George Zimmerman a swell human being who merely shot and killed Trayvon Martin but didn’t violate his civil rights, Mr. Zimmerman sat down for a spontaneous, not-at-all scripted-sounding interview...Show More Summary

George Zimmerman: Killing Trayvon Martin Was "God's Plan"

Ever since he was acquitted for the murder of Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman has gone out of his way to prove that he's every bit the violent psychopath that his critics always claimed he is. Back in September, Zimmerman threatened to kill a man following a near-traffic accident. Show More Summary

George Zimmerman: Obama Turned Americans Against Me

last monthNews : Huffington Post

George Zimmerman, the man acquitted in the murder of Trayvon Martin, said President Barack Obama turned Americans against him. In an interview posted online Monday by his lawyer, Zimmerman argues Obama shouldn't have weighed in on his...Show More Summary

George Zimmerman Takes The Gloves Off and Hammers Obama With Fierce Accusation

George Zimmerman has been quite ever since the Department of Justice said they were not going to prosecute them for killing Trayvon Martin.  He did however open up to his

George Zimmerman Says God and Justice Are On His Side

If the moral arc of the universe really did bend toward justice, I would be reporting on George Zimmerman’s incarceration for one of the numerous crimes he’s committed since he gunned down unarmed, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin on that dark, rainy night in Sanford, Florida.

Zimmerman blames Obama for racial tension after shooting

Trayvon Martin’s killer, George Zimmerman, released a video Monday in which he claims President Obama stoked racial tension and used “incendiary” language following the 2012 Florida shooting. Zimmerman, 31, a white man acquitted based on the controversial “stand your ground” … Continued

Someone Dump On This Guy: George Zimmerman New Interview Blames Obama And Says “Killing Trayvon Martin Was A Godsend” [Video]

George Zimmerman, the man acquitted of the 2012 killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, explains his feelings on killing Martin and the public’s response.

5 Death Penalty Cases Tainted by Racism

The intersection of race and justice on the street has loomed in the headlines this past year or two, with racially charged killings—Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Eric Garner, and Tamir Rice, among others—sparking widespread protests...Show More Summary

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