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An Open Letter to the Black Community From 100 Black Youth

Carmen Berkley | Posted 09.14.2013 | Black Voices
Carmen Berkley

Black youth are beginning to collectively recognize our own value -- and we will not be silent. We will turn our anger into action and our pain into power.

Trayvon, Zimmerman and Our Motivations

Binta Niambi Brown | Posted 09.13.2013 | Black Voices
Binta Niambi Brown

What if we were motivated by love, not fear? What if, as Nick Surkamp tweeted Sunday morning, George Zimmerman offered Trayvon Martin a ride, to get out of the rain?

How Are You Coping With The Zimmerman Verdict?

Posted 07.14.2013 | Black Voices

As the world continues to react to Saturday's news of George Zimmerman's acquittal in the fatal 2012 shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, the quest...

Attorney General Holder Has a Compelling Reason to Consider a Zimmerman Prosecution

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 09.13.2013 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

If the Justice Department gives serious consideration to the civil rights violations in the Martin case, it will again send the strong message that civil rights violations will always be subject to full and public scrutiny by federal prosecutors.

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Trayvon Martin Verdict Sparks Hoodie Sunday As Black Churches React

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 07.14.2013 | Religion

Rev. Tony Lee was in his car on Saturday night when he heard the news that George Zimmerman had been found not guilty on all charges in the trial over...

George Zimmerman Cleared Of All Charges

AP | MIKE SCHNEIDER and KYLE HIGHTOWER | Posted 09.13.2013 | Black Voices

SANFORD, Fla. — After a year and a half of living as a hermit, George Zimmerman emerged from a Florida courthouse a free man, cleared of all cha...

WATCH: George Zimmerman Verdict Video

Posted 07.14.2013 | Black Voices

A jury of six women found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin Saturday. After more than 16 hours of del...

POLL: Do You Agree With The Zimmerman Verdict?

Posted 07.13.2013 | Black Voices

George Zimmerman was cleared of second-degree murder and manslaughter charges in the shooting of Trayvon Martin. Do you agree with the verdict? ...

NOT GUILTY – BUT NOT INNOCENT

The Huffington Post | Jermaine Spradley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

After deliberating for more than 16 hours, a jury of six women on Saturday evening found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon ...

Zimmerman Delays Filing For New Bond Hearing

AP | MIKE SCHNEIDER | Posted 06.05.2012 | Black Voices

ORLANDO, Fla. -- An attorney for the former neighborhood watch volunteer charged with killing Trayvon Martin is delaying his request for a new bond he...

Trayvon Martin Autopsy Results Revealed

Benjamin Hart | Posted 05.17.2012 | Black Voices

The full autopsy of Trayvon Martin, which was made available online Thursday afternoon, states that the 17-year-old was killed by a single gunshot to ...

The Amazing Grace of America

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics
Clarence B. Jones

How many more Trayvon Martins have to occur to mobilize us to national action? Unless we have the courage and the grace to publicly confront the issue of race in America, it will remain the sword of Damocles hanging over our country for the 21st century and beyond.

Friday Talking Points [146] -- Clowning Around

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Send in the clowns! No, that's not a statement on Congress returning to Washington next week. Although if you choose to read it that way, I certainly...

Rick Santorum: Heed the Teachings of Your Church

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

As a Catholic, Santorum should be well aware that there isn't any controversy within his church about evolution.