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George Zimmerman Race

Facing Reality: Race Matters

Hector Villagra | Posted 09.18.2013 | Crime
Hector Villagra

Whether Zimmerman did so consciously or unconsciously, it's hard to avoid that race played a part in his decision-making, influencing his thoughts, attitudes and actions toward young, black males. There's a growing body of research documenting just how powerful implicit or unconscious biases can be.

Justice Department Begins Process Of Examining Zimmerman Case For Potential Racial Motive

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 09.15.2013 | Politics

MIAMI — The Justice Department will sift through trial testimony, interviews and other evidence during what is likely to be a months-long invest...

CNN Is Still Totally Confused About What Race Zimmerman Is

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.12.2013 | Latino Voices

CNN is trying its hand at anthropology. In a case that highlights continuing confusion over how to define Latino ethnicity, the television news ne...

The Killing of Trayvon Martin -- A Call to Address White Privilege in Florida

Muhammed Malik | Posted 06.03.2012 | Miami
Muhammed Malik

To analyze what happened as George pulled the trigger on Trayvon, you must understand something about how race works in Florida. It is important to ex...

Trayvon Martin and Race: A Sober Assessment

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.30.2012 | Crime
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

If justice determines that Zimmerman walk, then so be it. But who could fault parents demanding that they get to the bottom of why their son, who went to buy a can of iced tea, is now in a grave.

George Zimmerman's Race Is A Complicated Matter

AP | SUZANNE GAMBOA | Posted 05.29.2012 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON -- At first, the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager at the hands of a white neighborhood watch volunteer was playing out like many...