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Ryan J. Reilly

Outside Chiefs Called To Help Ferguson Police 'Make Better Decisions' | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 08.29.2014 | Politics

FERGUSON, Mo. -- The head of the Justice Department's Community Oriented Policing Services is planning to return to St. Louis in the next few weeks wi...

Alicia Ciccone

Sanford Small Businesses Hoping For A Return To Normal | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 04.17.2012 | Small Business

Nearly two months ago, tragedy struck the central Florida community of Sanford. The shooting of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed teen, by community watch me...

George Zimmerman Will Turn Himself In If Charged, Lawyer Says

Reuters | Posted 06.02.2012 | Black Voices

(Corrects age of Martin, paragraph 3) * Zimmerman lawyer preparing for trial * Zimmerman remains in seclusion ...

Raise Your Voice For Trayvon

Ben Jealous | Posted 05.26.2012 | Black Voices
Ben Jealous

All of last week, I was in Sanford, Florida, pursuing justice for Trayvon Martin. I listened to community concerns about the Sanford Police Department, and stood with Trayvon's parents and 30,000 others in Sanford, a town with only 50,000 residents.

What Does Trayvon Martin and Sanford, Fla. Say About Our Nation Today?

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 05.24.2012 | Crime
Clarence B. Jones

Yes, today, we may all be Trayvon Martin. But by our silence and inaction we may also be complicit in the continued wanton gun violence that kills so many other Trayvon Martins.

John Rudolf

No Immunity For Trayvon Martin's Killer, Authors of Florida Self-Defense Law Say | John Rudolf | Posted 03.21.2012 | Black Voices

Republican state lawmakers in Florida responsible for a controversial 2005 self-defense law said it shouldn't apply to a neighborhood watch volunteer ...

The License to Kill in Florida

Tom Hayden | Posted 05.21.2012 | Crime
Tom Hayden

My son is African-American, wears hoodies, eats Skittles and now must come to understand, at a tender age, why he, too, might be targeted as a dangerous threat. The Trayvon Martin case will be a turning point and teaching moment for many of our children.

Trymaine Lee

Trayvon's Mother: 'I Cannot Sleep And I Cannot Relax' | Trymaine Lee | Posted 03.21.2012 | Black Voices

As state and federal authorities join the probe into the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, his mother, Sybrina Fulton, said that the inves...

Follow The Latest Coverage Of The Trayvon Martin Case On Our Liveblog

The Huffington Post | Gene Demby | Posted 04.11.2012 | Black Voices

Huffington Post BlackVoices will be covering the Trayvon Martin case, as well as the way the news media reports on it, here on our liveblog. Marti...

Trayvon Martin -- Victim Of Bias & Gun-Toting Vigilantism

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 05.19.2012 | Black Voices
Rev. Al Sharpton

A young teenager walking home, armed only with candy and a drink, should never lose his/her life because someone in a gated community feels 'threatened.'

Trymaine Lee

For Local Activist, Trayvon Martin Case Recasts Century-Old Battle Lines | Trymaine Lee | Posted 03.19.2012 | Black Voices

SANFORD, Fla.-- As the sky turned orange behind a row of cotton-ball clouds a few evenings ago, Francis Oliver fastened a photograph of Trayvon Martin...