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
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
A Florida mom’s strict vegan diet allegedly left her newborn grossly underweight, and now her story is the target intense scrutiny. Huffington Post reports that Sarah Markham faces criminal charges associated with the neglect of herShow More Summary
"I'm going to go on camera and say George is not a racist" are words that Frank Taaffe now regrets saying about former pal George Zimmerman. Just two years ago, when the media frenzy was at a fever pitch following the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, Taaffe made an aggressive...
A man claiming to be George Zimmerman made racist comments during a phone call with a confidant a few days before his arrest in 2012.
Duh, azzhole. SMH. Via RawStory 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
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...
Taaffe to testify to Grand Jury that he couldn't be sure "racist call" was from Zimmerman
WTTG FOX 5 announced the hire of Marina Marraco as a reporter, contributing across broadcasts and online. Marraco was most recently with WESH, Orlando’s NBC affiliate, where she covered Hurricane Sandy and the George Zimmerman trial....Show More Summary
What Hollaback’s Viral Video, George Zimmerman’s Trial, and Twilight Have in Common by Kimberly B. George | @kimberlybgeorge | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) By now you, like 27 million people, have probably seen the video : a woman walking around for 10 hours in New York. Show More Summary
Cowards. Andrew Branca on Thursday: The Orlando Sentinel newspaper today reported that the Department of Justice has assembled a Federal Grand jury to meet next week to hear testimony about whether George Zimmerman violated Trayvon Martin’s civil rights on the night that Zimmerman ultimately killed Martin in self-defense. When you have a case you can’t […]
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 ?
In Florida, Stand Your Ground was used as the foundation of George Zimmerman's defense after he shot and killed Trayvon Martin. In South Carolina, it was used to defend a man who walked out of the house with a gun to confront "women thugs" who had threatened his daughter; he ended up shooting a teenage boy in his car instead. Show More Summary
Was Barack Obama the real target when George Zimmerman shot African-American teenager Trayvon Martin, and when Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Daren Wilson opened fire on another unarmed black youth, Michael Brown? Writer Greil Marcus,...Show More Summary
Greil Marcus explains why the sick new American racism is only getting worse, and explores his brilliant new book
George Zimmerman may already be destitute and homeless due to the shooting of Trayvon Martin, a Federal Justice Department investigation into whether or not Zimmerman committed civil rights violations has the potential to put him behind bars. Show More Summary
In unsurprising news, George Zimmerman is unlikely to face civil rights charges for his singular role in the death of Trayvon Martin…Continue
The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday declined to comment directly on a Washington Post report that officials are unlikely to bring civil rights charges against George Zimmerman, who was acquitted after the 2012 shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in Florida. Citing unnamed officials, the...
Here is some stuff in the news today...[Content Note: Racism; guns; death] Goddammit: "The Justice Department is not expected to bring civil rights charges against George Zimmerman in the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin, according to three law enforcement officials, despite allegations that the killing was racially motivated. Show More Summary