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George Zimmerman Trial Verdict

Gun Violence And The One Year Anniversary Of The Zimmerman Trial Verdict

Next City | Posted 07.11.2014 | Black Voices

I moved to the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood in Central Brooklyn last October. Despite increasing signs of gentrification, Bedford-Stuyvesant is a p...

George Zimmerman's Life On Bond Revealed

AP | MIKE SCHNEIDER | Posted 10.08.2013 | Black Voices

ORLANDO, Fla. — George Zimmerman ordered a bulletproof vest and an infrared home security device last year while he was out on bond awaiting his...

Radley Balko

The Good News About Race And Crime In America | Radley Balko | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics

This article is part of a Huffington Post series examining the state of Black America. To read more, click here. The death of Trayvon Martin and s...

Zimmerman Comes Out Of Hiding

The Huffington Post | Danielle Cadet | Posted 07.23.2013 | Black Voices

It seems the nation has erupted since George Zimmerman was found not guilty for fatally shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. While demonstrations have...

Trayvon Martin's Mother 'Stunned' By Zimmerman Verdict

The Huffington Post | Danielle Cadet | Posted 07.18.2013 | Black Voices

For the first time since the man who fatally shot their son was acquitted, Trayvon Martin's parents, have come forward to discuss their reaction to th...

Emily Swanson

Poll Shows What Americans Think Of Zimmerman Verdict | Emily Swanson | Posted 07.17.2013 | Black Voices

Americans are divided over whether they'd have found George Zimmerman guilty of a crime in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, according to a new HuffPost...

Juror B37: Zimmerman 'Justified' In Shooting Trayvon

Reuters | Posted 09.15.2013 | Black Voices

July 16 (Reuters) - One of the jurors who acquitted George Zimmerman of murder said the Florida neighborhood watch volunteer was "justified" in shoo...

4 Jurors Distance Themselves From Juror B37

AP | MIKE SCHNEIDER | Posted 09.15.2013 | Black Voices

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Four of the six jurors from the murder trial of neighborhood watch volunteer GeorgeZimmerman have distanced themselves from stat...

Sharpton To Rally In 100 Cities Over Zimmerman's Acquittal

AP | SHAQUILLE BREWSTER | Posted 09.15.2013 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON — The Rev. Al Sharpton announced Tuesday that he will lead a national "Justice for Trayvon" day in 100 cities this weekend to press f...

The Courts Failed Trayvon Martin: Can the Church Step Up?

Rev. Chuck Currie | Posted 09.15.2013 | Religion
Rev. Chuck Currie

As a minister, I want both reconciliation and justice. If you think there is no racism in this nation, you are willfully blind. If you believe there has been no progress towards racial justice, your eyes are not open.

Jermaine Spradley

Did This Black Man Stand His Ground ... And Go To Jail? | Jermaine Spradley | Posted 07.16.2013 | Black Voices

"If it were Zimmerman who was shot, what would your verdict be?" prosecuting attorney John Guy asked in one of the last questions posed to jurors befo...

Juror 'Sure' Voice On 911 Tape Was Zimmerman

Posted 07.16.2013 | Black Voices

Juror B37 from the George Zimmerman trial spoke to CNN's Anderson Cooper Monday evening on "AC360" about finding Zimmerman not guilty Saturday night o...

David Lohr

The World May Still Yet See George Zimmerman Squirm On The Witness Stand | David Lohr | Posted 07.15.2013 | Crime

George Zimmerman just walked away a free man, but the family of Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old he killed, may still yet see Zimmerman on a witness st...

A(nother) Bad Week for Race in America

Michael Yaki | Posted 09.13.2013 | Politics
Michael Yaki

On a meta-level, these are just continuing symptoms of the underlying, chronic, disease called racism. As a nation, we've done a pretty good job of treating it in the past 50 years, but as with all treatments, a certain amount of resistance has set in.

Twitter Reacts To Zimmerman Verdict

Posted 07.14.2013 | Black Voices

As the world waited with bated breath for the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial, social media users remained actively commenting on the trial and ...

City Braces For Verdict Protests

Posted 07.03.2013 | Miami

After an all-white jury acquitted a Miami cop in the death of Arthur McDuffie in 1980, the city exploded in a burning, three-mile-wide riot that laste...