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Trayvon Martin Media

A Father's Kiss

Khary Lazarre-White | Posted 08.09.2013 | Black Voices
Khary Lazarre-White

Imagine if the images of black boys that we were inundated with were not those of threats, but those of gentle children. Imagine if young black boys, instead of being told in urban communities to act like men, were supported to be what they are, children and boys.

Michael Calderone

Columnist's Horrible Comment About Trayvon Martin | Michael Calderone | Posted 07.16.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- The Washington Post is defending the publication of a column Tuesday that argues George Zimmerman was justified in being suspicious of Tra...

My Heart Goes Out to the Martin Family...

Ediberto Roman | Posted 09.13.2013 | Miami
Ediberto Roman

Technical arguments, including quoting African-Americans agreeing with the decision, or raising the burden the prosecution failed to meet, do not take away from the reality that an unarmed innocent youngster was shot to death.

Why Would NRA Denounce Media Coverage of Trayvon Martin Case?

Dean Obeidallah | Posted 06.18.2012 | Crime
Dean Obeidallah

There's no doubt that both those who love guns and those who detest them want to lower the number of people killed by guns each year. However, comments by the NRA's Wayne LaPierre simply do not help us reach our common goal.

Sharp Racial Divide Over Trayvon Martin Coverage

Posted 06.03.2012 | Media

Americans are sharply divided along racial and political lines in their opinions of the media coverage of the Trayvon Martin case, a new study by the ...

Sanford Police Department's Warning To Media About Trayvon Martin

Posted 05.28.2012 | Media

UPDATE: The City of Sanford rescinded its warning to the media not to approach city employees outside of work. The city retracted the advisory on Thur...

How Trayvon Martin Became a Missing White Girl

Evan Shapiro | Posted 05.28.2012 | Media
Evan Shapiro

When a young white girl goes missing in America, it immediately becomes a national story. However, when a young black person is killed or goes missing in America, very few people outside their family hear about it.

Trayvon Martin Is The Country's Top News Story

Posted 05.27.2012 | Media

The controversy around the killing of Trayvon Martin was the public's top story last week, according to the Pew Research Center. Martin, an unarme...