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Dream Defenders' Phillip Agnew Arrested During Ferguson Solidarity Protest in Miami 

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

Brown, Trayvon, Race and Parents' Responses to these Verdicts

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

Vegan Mom Gets George Zimmerman’s Attorney

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

Pal Who Defended George Zimmerman Changes Tune

"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...

Man claiming to be Zimmerman made racist call to confidant

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.

No Isht Sherlock: Vehement George Zimmerman Supporter Frank Taaffe Finally Admits Trayvon Killing Was Racially Motivated

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

George Zimmerman friend tells court he now thinks Trayvon Martin was targeted for his race

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

DOJ Flails Again in Efforts to Charge George Zimmerman

Taaffe to testify to Grand Jury that he couldn't be sure "racist call" was from Zimmerman

Marina Marraco Joins WTTG

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

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 & Twilight Have in Common

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

Feds Convene Grand Jury in George Zimmerman Case

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 […]

Harry Reid Radio Ad Ties GOP Candidate to Trayvon Martin’s Death (Audio)

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 ?

South Carolina: Swell for fetuses, less so for victims of domestic violence

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

Were George Zimmerman, Darren Wilson ‘Killing Barack Obama’ When They Shot Black Youths?

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

“When that cop killed Michael Brown, and when George Zimmerman killed Trayvon Martin, they were killing Barack Obama”

Greil Marcus explains why the sick new American racism is only getting worse, and explores his brilliant new book

George Zimmerman Still Faces Hate Crime Violations For Shooting Trayvon Martin?

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

George Zimmerman Not Expected To Face Civil Rights Charges For Killing Trayvon Martin

In unsurprising news, George Zimmerman is unlikely to face civil rights charges for his singular role in the death of Trayvon Martin…Continue

Civil rights charges unlikely for George Zimmerman: Report

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

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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

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