Amy Joyner-Francis You WILL NOT BE The EmmetT Till Yousef Hawkings Amadou Diallo Sean Bell Troy Davis Trayvon Martin Jordan Davis Ranisha McBride Eric Gardner Freddie Gray Sandra Bland OF 2016!!!!! YOU WERE KILLED BY PEOPLE WHO ARE OF "NO URBAN USE TO TO ADVANCE PROGRESSIVE SOCIAL JUSTICE" DURING AN ELECTION YEAR. Show More Summary
On February 26, 2012, 17-year old Trayvon Martin was shot dead on his way home in Miami Gardens, Florida. His death surfaced the true state of US race relations and led to the creation of the Travyon Martin Foundation. Sputnik spoke to executive director Troy E Wright about what the foundation has already achieved and what the future holds.
It’s been four years since Trayvon Martin was shot dead in a Florida neighborhood, but the fight for justice lives on in his name.
Sybrina Fulton, the mother of gun violence victim Trayvon Martin, explained in a CNN op-ed on Monday why Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has her vote. "She sees what I see: a criminal justice system that is not always just. Show More Summary
When the murder of Trayvon Martin catalyzed outrage and galvanized citizen reaction into social movements, Million Hoodies for Justice launched as an action network of students, artists and young folks working to protect others and themselves from gun violence and abuses of power. Show More Summary
Rebellion taking place in our country goes beyond Freddie Gray, Michael Brown and Trayvon Martin. Our justice system is broken not just for people of color. It is failing all of us. Preserving public respect for our courts is essential to a peaceful democratic society. Show More Summary
Sybrina Fulton, mother of the slain teenager Trayvon Martin, spoke on a panel discussion in Los Angeles at Manifest Justice, an art activist showcase focused on the theme of social inequality. "When I pick myself up off that floor and...Show More Summary
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 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
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.
In communities across the country, demonstrators have peacefully organized to protest against violence. Protesters have been seeking justice for Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown and Eric Garner -- among others -- in an effort to demonstrate...Show More Summary
The DOJ will not move forward with federal hate crimes charges. George Zimmerman won’t face civil rights charges for killing unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin three years ago, the New York Times reports. The Department of JusticeShow More Summary
The Justice Department has announced that they will not file federal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman, who was acquitted last year of second-degree murder for shooting Trayvon Martin. More » The post DOJ Will Not File Charges Against George Zimmerman for Trayvon Martin Shooting appeared first on EveryJoe.
Today is the third anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death, and a crucial moment to think about what justice is for Black Americans.
On Tuesday, news broke that the U.S. Department of Justice would not bring charges against George Zimmerman for the slaying of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin. Though Attorney General Eric Holder called Martin's death a "devastatingShow More Summary
In an almost completely expected decision, the Department of Justice yesterday announced that it "found insufficient evidence to pursue federal criminal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman for the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin on Feb. Show More Summary
Not enough evidence to prosecute, but didn’t all those liberal pundits declare it an open and shut case? “Justice Dept to Announce No Charges Against Zimmerman for Death of Trayvon Martin.” If the president won’t sign a no brainer, bipartisan bill like this, I doubt anything will get done for the rest of his term. […]
George Zimmerman continues to get into minor scrapes with the law, but he's going to avoid a major one: The Justice Department has decided not to bring civil rights charges against him in the death of Trayvon Martin, reports AP. It's not a huge surprise given that the threshold for...
On Tuesday, the Department of Justice announced it would not file civil rights charges against George Zimmerman for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Martin’s family described the decision as a “disappointment.” The federal government will now close the investigation for good. Show More Summary