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Trayvon Martin Case

Trayvon Martin's Friend Gets Emotional During Testimony

The Huffington Post | Danielle Cadet | Posted 06.27.2013 | Black Voices

Rachel Jeantel, the young woman who was on the phone with Trayvon Martin the night he was shot, testified on Wednesday at George Zimmerman's trial tha...

Zimmerman Trial Witness On Cries For Help: 'It Sounded More Like A Boy To Me'

AP | MIKE SCHNEIDER and KYLE HIGHTOWER | Posted 06.26.2013 | Black Voices

SANFORD, Fla. -- A former neighbor of George Zimmerman testified Wednesday that she heard a boy's cry for help shortly before hearing the firing of a ...

First Eyewitness Testifies In George Zimmerman Trial

AP | MIKE SCHNEIDER and KYLE HIGHTOWER | Posted 08.26.2013 | Black Voices

SANFORD, Fla. -- George Zimmerman's neighbor described hearing movement from left to right behind the town-house in which she lived, and when she look...

David Lohr

Zimmerman Jurors Shown Crime Scene Photos (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 07.12.2013 | Black Voices

Jurors in George Zimmerman's murder trial on Tuesday were shown graphic photos of Trayvon Martin's body while a police officer testified about trying ...

Will Zimmerman's Past Come Back To Haunt Him?

AP | KYLE HIGHTOWER and MIKE SCHNEIDER | Posted 08.25.2013 | Black Voices

SANFORD, Fla. -- As a neighborhood watch volunteer, George Zimmerman called police close to 50 times over an eight-year-period to report such things a...

Trayvon Martin's Friend To Testify At Zimmerman Trial

Reuters | Posted 08.25.2013 | Black Voices

By Barbara Liston SANFORD, Fla., June 25 (Reuters) - Prosecutors in the Florida murder trial of neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman...

WATCH: Zimmerman's Attorney Tells 'Knock-Knock' Joke During Opening Statements

The Huffington Post | Adam Goldberg | Posted 06.24.2013 | Black Voices

The trial of George Zimmerman, who is charged with second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, started off with a joke. A murder ...

Inside The Opening Statements

AP | MIKE SCHNEIDER and KYLE HIGHTOWER | Posted 08.24.2013 | Black Voices

SANFORD, Fla. — George Zimmerman was fed up with "punks" getting away with crime and shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin "because he wanted to," not...

Opening Statements Presented Today In Trayvon Martin Trial

AP | MIKE SCHNEIDER and KYLE HIGHTOWER | Posted 08.24.2013 | Black Voices

SANFORD, Fla. -- George Zimmerman's defense attorneys can use statements the neighborhood watch volunteer made to a police officer and neighbor immedi...

Trayvon Martin Family Attorney: 'Equal Justice An American Value'

The Huffington Post | Jermaine Spradley | Posted 06.21.2013 | Black Voices

In an interview with Al Sharpton on MSNBC's PolticsNation, Benjamin Crump, the Florida attorney representing the family of Trayvon Martin, gave his fi...

All Women Jurors Selected In Trial Of Trayvon Martin Killer

AP | MIKE SCHNEIDER and KYLE HIGHTOWER | Posted 06.21.2013 | Black Voices

SANFORD, Fla. — A jury of six women, five of them white and the other a minority, was picked Thursday to decide the second-degree murder trial of Ge...

Trayvon Martin Trial Judge To Hear Arguments On 911 Call

AP | MIKE SCHNEIDER and KYLE HIGHTOWER | Posted 08.18.2013 | Black Voices

SANFORD, Fla. — Forty potential jurors in George Zimmerman's murder trial were asked Tuesday to return for further questioning, clearing the fir...

George Zimmerman's Father Identifies The 'True Racists' In New Book

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 06.15.2013 | Black Voices

Robert Zimmerman has released a book about the case against his son, George, who is standing trial for the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Marti...

Chris Rock: 'George Zimmerman Can Eat A D***'

Posted 06.14.2013 | Comedy

W. Kamau Bell and Chris Rock didn't leave any question as to what they really think about George Zimmerman, Trayvon Martin's shooter. Jury selection b...

Zimmerman's Attorneys Short Of Moving To Next Round

AP | KYLE HIGHTOWER and MIKE SCHNEIDER | Posted 08.13.2013 | Black Voices

SANFORD, Fla. — The six jurors and four alternates eventually picked to hear the second-degree murder case of neighborhood watch volunteer Georg...

The George Zimmerman Game Show/Sports Spectacular Is Underway

Morris W. O'Kelly | Posted 08.12.2013 | Black Voices
Morris W. O'Kelly

Either Zimmerman killed Trayvon Martin in cold blood or he didn't. I'm here to tell you, Trayvon Martin smoking marijuana and/or having been suspended from school is not in any way connected to why George Zimmerman killed him.

George Zimmerman Trial: Advocacy and Action Brought Us Here

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 08.11.2013 | Black Voices
Rev. Al Sharpton

We never rendered our own verdict; we instead urged authorities to follow proper protocol and have Zimmerman arrested, an investigation put into place and a court of law to decide. This week, nearly a year and a half since Trayvon's death, that day has finally arrived.

David Lohr

Key Dates In The Trayvon Martin Murder Case

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 06.10.2013 | Black Voices

The trial of George Zimmerman, set to kick off with jury selection on Monday, is one of the biggest court proceedings to take place in Florida since C...

Trayvon Martin Is Still 'Our Son,' But What About Our Daughters?

j.n. salters | Posted 08.09.2013 | Black Voices
j.n. salters

While Trayvon's murder sparked much discussion about racism in our country, it should also call attention to sexism, particularly as it intersects with racism to distinctively affect the lives of African-American women.

Jury Selection Set To Begin In Trayvon Martin Murder Case

Reuters | Posted 08.09.2013 | Black Voices

* Case has aroused huge public interest * Jury selection likely to be long process * Zimmerman says he acted in self-def...

LISTEN: Sound Of Trayvon Martin's Voice Revealed On Exclusive Audio

The Huffington Post | Danielle Cadet | Posted 06.07.2013 | Black Voices

With the Trayvon Martin trial set to begin on Monday, one question remains on the country's mind and simultaneously presents a monumental challenge to...

Judge Denies Another Zimmerman Request

AP | MIKE SCHNEIDER | Posted 08.06.2013 | Black Voices

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge denied a defense request Thursday to let a handful of witnesses testify confidentially during George Zimmerman'...

Last Hearing Before Trial For Zimmerman

AP | MIKE SCHNEIDER | Posted 08.06.2013 | Black Voices

SANFORD, Fla. — A Florida judge denied a defense request Thursday to let a handful of witnesses testify confidentially during George Zimmerman's...

Jury Identity To Be Kept Confidential In Trayvon Martin Trial

AP | MIKE SCHNEIDER | Posted 08.05.2013 | Black Voices

ORLANDO, Fla. — The identities of potential jurors in the trial of the former neighborhood watch volunteer charged with killing an unarmed teena...

Danielle Cadet

Zimmerman's Lawyers Accused Of Fabricating Evidence

HuffingtonPost.com | Danielle Cadet | Posted 06.04.2013 | Black Voices

With less than a week left before the Trayvon Martin trial begins, an attorney for Martin's family now claims that George Zimmerman's lawyer Mark O'Ma...