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WATCH: Young Black Men's Raw Emotions Captured The Day After Zimmerman Was Acquitted

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 02.26.2014 | Black Voices

Two years ago today, an unarmed, black teen named Trayvon Martin was shot and killed by a neighborhood watch volunteer named George Zimmerman. In ...

Enough Already? How George Zimmerman Keeps Resetting His 15 Minutes Of Fame

AP | ALLEN G. BREED and KYLE HIGHTOWER | Posted 11.14.2013 | Black Voices

LAKE MARY, Fla. — Whether they think that he got away with murdering 17-year-old Trayvon Martin or that he was just a brave neighborhood watch v...

Medical Examiner In George Zimmerman Case Fired

AP | KYLE HIGHTOWER | Posted 11.11.2013 | Black Voices

ORLANDO, Fla. — An attorney for the medical examiner in the George Zimmerman case whose testimony was challenged by defense attorneys says his c...

A Closer Look At The Federal Government's Role In Civil Rights Cases

AP | SUZANNE GAMBOA and CONNIE CASS | Posted 10.18.2013 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON — Almost as soon as George Zimmerman was pronounced "not guilty" in a Florida courtroom, the cry went up. The U.S. government must g...

Protesters Back Down As Scott Refuses To Budge

AP | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Protesters angered by the acquittal of George Zimmerman in Trayvon Martin's killing are leaving the Florida Capitol after staging...

Danielle Cadet

Still Climbing: The Progress And Promise Of Black America

HuffingtonPost.com | Danielle Cadet | Posted 07.28.2013 | Black Voices

This article is the last in the Huffington Post series examining the state of Black America. To read more, click here. “Free in 63.” In the la...

David Lohr

Zimmerman's Brother: Civil Lawsuit 'Might Not Be Very Flattering' To Martin's Family

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 07.26.2013 | Crime

If Trayvon Martin's family decides to file a wrongful-death suit against George Zimmerman, they could be opening a Pandora's box, according to Zimmerm...

Legalized Execution

Shan Wells | Posted 09.24.2013 | Denver
Shan Wells

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Radley Balko

The Good News About Race And Crime In America

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Race Was Not on Trial

Jess Coleman | Posted 09.17.2013 | Teen
Jess Coleman

Let's not allow this single case to diminish the passion and enthusiasm that is needed to combat a much larger injustice; let's instead see it as a learning experience, and a chance to change course.

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...

Snoop:'The Prosecution Represented Trayvon Martin Horribly'

Posted 07.22.2013 | Black Voices

I don’t really want to get too caught up, because I’m not one to be political or judicial. But I just feel like certain laws are made to protect o...

Emily Swanson

Poll Shows What Americans Think Of Zimmerman Verdict

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

WATCH: Rachel Jeantel: 'I Believe Trayvon Hit First'

The Huffington Post | Jermaine Spradley | Posted 07.17.2013 | Black Voices

Trayvon Martin's friend and George Zimmerman trial witness, Rachel Jeantel recently sat down with HuffPost Live's Marc Lamont Hill during a candid int...

Jimmy Carter: George Zimmerman Jury 'Made The Right Decision'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

Former President Jimmy Carter weighed in Tuesday on the recent verdict handed down in the trial of George Zimmerman, the Florida man who faced murder ...

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...

A Million Sign Petition Calling For Civil Charges Against Zimmerman

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics

More than one million people have signed a petition calling for the Justice Department to file a civil rights suit against George Zimmerman, the Flori...

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?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Soul Singer Attacked After Performing Trayvon Martin Dedication

Posted 07.19.2013 | Black Voices

Soul singer, Lester Chambers is reportedly recovering from an attack following a performance dedicated to Trayvon Martin during Saturday’s Hayward-R...

Lance Gross Shares Open Letter To Zimmerman

Posted 07.22.2013 | Black Voices

George Zimmerman’s recent acquittal in the fatal 2012 shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin has sparked widespread protests and reactions across th...