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Trayvon Martin’s Parents Will Release Their Book in January

The publication comes just a month before the five year anniversary of his death

Video: Vic Mensa Says Laquan McDonald Shooting, Protests Inspire Him To Vote

"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 › ]

Black Superhero In Hoodie: Luke Cage’s Mike Colter Tells How Trayvon Martin Influenced His Character [Video]

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

Luke Cage Star Mike Colter Tells Chelsea How Trayvon Martin's Murder Helped Shape His Superhero

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 [...]

WATCH: George Zimmerman smolders with rage in courtroom rant against ‘terrorist’ Black Lives Matter

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

Lil Wayne doesn’t believe racism exists anymore

The grieving mothers of Eric Garner and Trayvon Martin would disagree.

Zimmerman testifies man shot at him in on-road encounter

2 weeks agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

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

Wow—Barack Obama's Speech on Trayvon Martin Asks Americans to Examine Our Own Racism

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

The Jury in George Zimmerman's Case Never Once Discussed Race—That's a Problem

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. 

We are NOT All Trayvon Martin.

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.

Six Perspectives on George Zimmerman's "Not Guilty" Verdict

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

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

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

Watch Ann “Skeletor” Coulter Get Booed & Heckled At Rob Lowe Roast “Haven’t Seen Her Laugh This Hard Since Trayvon Martin Got Shot” [Video]

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

We All We Got: Black Community Rallies Around Dream Defenders Leader to Help His Mom

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, […]

The Trayvon Martin Case Claims A New Victim

The wheels grind slow but exceedingly fine The post The Trayvon Martin Case Claims A New Victim appeared first on RedState.

Prosecutor In Trayvon Martin Case, Angela Corey, Too Awful Even For Florida

Floridians have kicked out Angela Corey, who botched the prosecution of George Zimmerman. Who'll let child killers walk now?

Beyoncé, Black Motherhood, and the VMAs

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. […]

Angela Corey lost her primary, and the Internet is celebrating

Corey investigated the shooting death of teen Trayvon Martin and prosecuted Marissa Alexander, who fired a warning shot at her husband durin...        

#BlackLivesMatter: King Bey Brought Mothers Of Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner, Oscar Grant And Mike Brown To VMAs

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 delivered one of the most flawless performances in VMAs history

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

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