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Million Hoodie March

50 Years After the March on Washington: Creatively Pursuing the Paths of Glory

Daniel Maree | Posted 10.23.2013 | Impact
Daniel Maree

At the end of the day, we have to ask ourselves, are we a nation that accepts institutional discrimination, mass gun violence and the murder of innocent children as a way of life, or not?

The Danger of Being Forever Young: An Ode to Every Child Killed Before Their Time

Tiphani N. Montgomery | Posted 06.16.2012 | Black Voices
Tiphani N. Montgomery

Our children are dying. They aren't graduating from high school or college, they're being buried six feet under. They aren't building families, they...

PHOTOS: 'Million Hoodie March' Downtown

Posted 04.10.2012 | Los Angeles

Hundreds of protestors rallied in downtown Los Angeles Monday carrying signs that read, "It's more than a march. It's a movement." Marchers were pr...

NSU Prof Plans 'Teachers For Trayvon' Hoodie Day

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 05.09.2012 | Miami

In the newest wave of support for Trayvon Martin, the unarmed Miami teen shot in February, South Florida teachers are planning to wear hoodies in a sh...

Trayvon Martin Tribute Posters

Posted 03.31.2012 | Arts

The Trayvon Martin tragedy has affected all Americans; from parents concerned about the treatment of young black men in this country to teenagers who ...

No Country for Kids in Hoodies

Patricia McGuire | Posted 05.28.2012 | DC
Patricia McGuire

The right to life is an empty promise in a nation that venerates guns more than the peace and safety of the community.

WATCH: Million Hoodie March Hits Downtown LA

Posted 03.27.2012 | Los Angeles

Several hundred people rallied in Downtown Los Angeles Monday evening to mark the one-month anniversary of the shooting of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed ...

Porgy and Bess Cast Wears Hoodies in Honor of Trayvon Martin

Cheryl Wills | Posted 05.26.2012 | Black Voices
Cheryl Wills

Broadway is taking a stand on the Trayvon Martin case. The cast and company of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess hooded up in honor of the teen who was shot to death by a gun-toting volunteer watchman -- who has not been arrested and is still in possession of his glock.

Denver To Take Part In Trayvon Martin Solidarity Walks Today

Posted 03.26.2012 | Denver

Organizers in Denver have put together a solidarity march to honor slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin, whose death has already spurred numerous hooded ...

Gene Demby

The Conversation: A Fraught Rite of Passage About Race, Risk And The Police | Gene Demby | Posted 03.28.2012 | Black Voices

Protesters, television camera crews, police officers and the sound of bongo drums filled New York's Union Square. Some came with signs. Others came wi...

I Am Trayvon Martin

Vincent Marrero | Posted 05.23.2012 | Teen
Vincent Marrero

The first time I got stopped by the police I was 14. I didn't know what was going on. I remember I had been hanging out with friends and it was getting kind of dark. I was walking alone up Avenue D in New York City and all of a sudden I heard the sound of a police car.

The Power of Social Media in the Trayvon Martin Case

Mari Fagel | Posted 05.23.2012 | Crime
Mari Fagel

By now, you would be hard-pressed to find someone who does not know the name Trayvon Martin. Yet when I first heard the name Trayvon Martin, it was not on a news site or on television. It was on Facebook.

Trayvon Martin's Million Hoodie March and an Arab-American's Ruminations on Racism (VIDEO)

Ahmed Shihab-Eldin | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics
Ahmed Shihab-Eldin

We may have elected Barack, our first black president, but racism and bigotry is still very much alive in America and the police are a big part of the problem.

Gene Demby

Million Hoodie March For Trayvon | Gene Demby | Posted 03.22.2012 | Black Voices

Organizers from several groups have organized the Million Hoodies for Trayvon March in New York, to show solidarity with the family of Trayvon Martin,...