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Prosecutors To Argue For Gag Order Against Zimmerman

AP | KYLE HIGHTOWER | Posted 12.26.2012 | Black Voices

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — The prosecutor in the case of a former neighborhood watch leader accused of shooting an unarmed black teenager in central Flori...

Trymaine Lee

Trayvon Martin's Family Raising Funds To Fight 'Stand Your Ground' Laws

HuffingtonPost.com | Trymaine Lee | Posted 10.15.2012 | Black Voices

The parents of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin have launched a new website and political committee to take aim at the state’s controversial "S...

George Zimmerman No Longer On Facebook After His Attorney Shuts It Down

AP | Posted 08.22.2012 | Crime

ORLANDO, Fla. -- The attorney for the man who fatally shot Trayvon Martin says he is shutting down a Facebook page the defense team was using because ...

Evidence Mistakenly Released In Trayvon Martin Case

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.05.2012 | Black Voices

The State Attorney’s Office prosecuting the case against George Zimmerman, who is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Trayvon Martin, ...

Zimmerman Will Seek 'stand Your Ground' Hearing

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 10.09.2012 | Black Voices

MIAMI — George Zimmerman will seek to have second-degree murder charges dismissed under Florida's "stand your ground" law in the shooting death ...

Walters Rejects George Zimmerman's Interview Demands

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 07.20.2012 | Media

Barbara Walters revealed on Thursday that she had rejected demands made by Trayvon Martin shooter George Zimmerman in exchange for an interview. T...

Trayvon Martin's Parents: Travyon's Death Not 'God's Plan'

AP | Posted 07.19.2012 | Black Voices

MIRAMAR, Fla. -- The parents of the unarmed teen who was shot and killed by a Florida neighborhood watch volunteer rejected the shooter's claim that t...

The Most Outrageous Aspect of the Trayvon Martin Case

Andy Ostroy | Posted 07.21.2012 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

The simple fact remains here: that a grown man with a gun, safe in his locked car, against the implicit instruction of a 911 police operator, left that car to pursue, confront and kill a child who was holding nothing more than a bag of Skittles and an iced tea.

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 ...

Zimmerman's Old MySpace Page Surfaces

The Huffington Post | Gene Demby | Posted 05.02.2012 | Black Voices

On an old MySpace page belonging to George Zimmerman, the man who shot and killed Trayvon Martin and is charged with his murder, makes disparaging co...

For Trayvon Martin, Justice Finally Shows Up

John W. Boyd Jr. | Posted 06.12.2012 | Black Voices
John W. Boyd Jr.

For those in the black community it was a story heard far too many times. The Trayvon Martin case re-opened old wounds. What have we learned is very clear, that the need for racial healing is still greatly needed.

WATCH: Sean Hannity Addresses His Private Talk With George Zimmerman

Posted 06.11.2012 | Media

Fox News' Sean Hannity addressed his private conversation with Trayvon Martin killer George Zimmerman on his Tuesday show. Hannity's talk with Zimm...

NBC News Speaks Out About Its Big 'Mistake'

Reuters | Posted 07.15.2013 | Media

By Chris Francescani NEW YORK, April 7 (Reuters) - NBC News' decision to air an edited call from George Zimmerman to p...

Texas Students Want Offensive Trayvon Martin Cartoonist Back

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.04.2012 | College

A group of students at the University of Texas believe their campus newspaper went too far when they fired a cartoonist responsible for a controversia...

NBC News Launches Internal Investigation

Posted 04.02.2012 | Media

NBC News has launched an internal investigation into a story that ran on the "Today" show about the killing of Florida teenager, Trayvon Martin. Th...

George Zimmerman's Race Is A Complicated Matter

AP | SUZANNE GAMBOA | Posted 05.29.2012 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON -- At first, the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager at the hands of a white neighborhood watch volunteer was playing out like many...

In Sanford, 5,000 Peacefully March For Racial Justice; New Black Panthers Make Appearance

Mike Lapointe | Posted 05.27.2012 | Politics
Mike Lapointe

Thousands of Sanford residents and supporters from around the region gathered Monday to demonstrate their outrage over the handling of the Trayvon Martin incident by law enforcement, and to express their desire for justice.

Jesus Wore A Hoodie: Remembering Trayvon Martin

Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson | Posted 05.27.2012 | Gay Voices
Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson

There is another trial of great urgency. We need a trial of our broken nation, where diatribes against women, immigrants, Muslims, people of color, and sexual minorities are considered "entertainment." Words are not innocent speech; words have content and impact.

The Gift That Trayvon Gave All of Us

Keli Goff | Posted 05.27.2012 | Black Voices
Keli Goff

Much like Emmett Till's racially charged murder in 1955 at the age of fourteen forced our country to finally confront the brutality of Jim Crow, my hope is that Trayvon's death will spark long overdue outrage and ultimately, a movement against, the subtle racism known as profiling.

Attorney For Trayvon Martin Shooter Defends Client: 'He's Not A Racist'

AP | JENNIFER KAY and ERRIN HAINES | Posted 05.24.2012 | Black Voices

MIAMI -- Attorneys for the family of Trayvon Martin and the Florida neighborhood watch captain who fatally shot the unarmed teen joined the national c...

Trayvon Martin Shooter Kicked Out Of College

Posted 05.23.2012 | College

Seminole State College will expel Trayvon Martin's avowed shooter, George Zimmerman, due to what they term the "high-profile controversy" surrounding ...

Trymaine Lee

Unarmed Teen 'Begging For His Life' As Town Watchman Fired

HuffingtonPost.com | Trymaine Lee | Posted 08.12.2012 | Black Voices

SANFORD, Fla. — Police have released audio 911 tapes in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed teenager allegedly killed by a neighborhoo...