For the last couple of years, Phillip Agnew has been the voice of a generation when it comes to his activism and social awareness. After Trayvon Martin was killed by George Zimmerman, Agnew became a powerful voice in Florida against the “Stand Your Ground” laws. Show More Summary
(John Hinderaker) Last night, basketball player Lebron James tweeted this graphic: As many have noted, there are obvious parallels between the Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown cases. Both were young black men who were, as we were told countless times, unarmed. Show More Summary
After the verdict in the Trayvon Martin case when his killer George Zimmerman was set free, I witnessed my online and social media world split into two. All of my friends of color, black, Hispanic and Asian, including those who wereShow More Summary
As Ferguson rioters and hoodlums were burning down buildings in their communities, shooting at police officers, looting stores, and pelting CNN reporters with rocks and bottles on Monday evening, the NAACP invoked Trayvon Martin in vowing to fight the "appalling" grand jury decision to not indict officer Darren Wilson. Show More Summary
Shaylona Williams - One Of 5 Murder Victims In The "Cleveland Massacre Of November 2014"
As Ferguson waits for the grand jury decision on whether to charge a police officer in the death of Michael Brown, the Sanford, Florida police department talks about lessons learned in the wake of Trayvon Martin's shooting.
Every time there's a Sean Bell or a Ferguson or a Trayvon Martin, we go through my taxes.
One of George Zimmerman’s most outspoken supporters has apparently changed his story. Frank Taaffe testified Wednesday before a grand jury that Zimmerman may have called him and made racially charged comments in a phone call shortly after he shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in February...
Mainstream media accounts of Michael Brown of Ferguson fame repeatedly refer to him as an "unarmed teenager." You may recall Rodney King and the repeated press references to him as a "motorist." Trayvon Martin, we were often told, was a...
From the November 7 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends: Previously: Geraldo Rivera And The Victim-Blaming Of Black Teenagers Fox's Geraldo Rivera: "I Think The Hoodie Is As Much Responsible For Trayvon Martin's Death As George Zimmerman" Fox's Geraldo Rivera Maintains "Hoodie" Comments Were "Potentially Life-Saving" Advice
Do you think Renisha’s killer got a fair shake in the courtroom? Defense Attorney Blames Trayvon Martin Verdict For Guilty Verdict In Renisha McBride Case Last month, justice was served in the shooting death of Renisha McBride. However, everyone
Cross posted from Frederick Leatherman Law Blog Saturday, November 1, 2014 Good afternoon: Cheryl Carpenter, the lawyer who represented Ted Wafer, gave an interview recently about the trial in which she attributed the guilty verdict to Trayvon Martin’s ghost in the courtroom. By that she meant the jurors felt like they had to find Wafer [...]
The shooting death of the unarmed Florida teen Trayvon Martin influenced the outcome of the trial of a white man who was recently convicted of killing an unarmed young black woman on his suburban Detroit porch, his lawyer told the Detroit News.
The top story at its website since last night begins: In the final days before the election, Democrats in the closest Senate races across the South are turning to racially charged messages — invoking Trayvon Martin’s death, the unrest...Show More Summary
Memories of promises broken, as Harry Reid's super PAC blames Thom Tillis death of Trayvon Martin.
Trayvon Marin was shot dead in February 2012 after jumping a neighborhood watchman. The shooter, George Zimmerman, suffered a fractured nose and lacerations on the back of her head. Zimmerman was charged with second degree murder but was found not … Continue reading ?
“Tillis even led the effort to pass the kind of ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws that caused the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.” – radio ad sponsored by Senate Majority PAC, referring to Republican Senate candidate Thom Tillis This radio ad, captured by a conservative blogger, has inspired outrage in the closely fought election campaign between […]
Kobe Jones Was Denied Admission To The "Black Civil Rights Homicide Victims Martyrs Club" Chicago Tribune Says: "Damn. Even Our Blacks In Chicago Are Typically Shot For A Reason Greater Than This"
The conservative group American Commitment is responding to a recent radio ad from the Democratic Senate Majority PAC that attempts to tie North Carolina Speaker of the House Thom Tillis to the death of Florda teen Trayvon Martin. American...Show More Summary