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Federal Civil Rights Charges Unlikely for George Zimmerman

Federal Civil Rights Charges Unlikely for George Zimmerman

by Julianne Hing on October 2 2014, 1:41PM

A long quest for elusive justice.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Hip-Hop's Biggest Names Release Song After Ferguson: 'Don't Shoot'

Hip-Hop’s Biggest Names Release Song After Ferguson: ‘Don’t Shoot’

by Jamilah King on August 28 2014, 1:36PM

It’s dedicated to Mike Brown.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Sybrina Fulton Writes Moving Letter to Michael Brown's Family

Sybrina Fulton Writes Moving Letter to Michael Brown’s Family

by Jamilah King on August 19 2014, 10:29AM

She knows what it feels like to bury a son while the world is watching.

Topics: Culture, Ferguson

Vigils Sweep the Country to Remember Victims of Police Violence

Vigils Sweep the Country to Remember Victims of Police Violence

by Jamilah King on August 15 2014, 9:57AM

Protestors took to the streets to mourn Mike Brown and wonder aloud about who’s next.

Topics: Culture, Ferguson

Gun Violence and the Zimmerman Verdict, One Year Later

Gun Violence and the Zimmerman Verdict, One Year Later

by Aura Bogado on July 11 2014, 11:44AM

Sunday marks one year since George Zimmerman walked free after his trial in connection to the killing of Trayvon Martin.

Topics: /NOW, Society

Life Cycles of Inequity: A Colorlines Series on Black Men Play

Life Cycles of Inequity: A Colorlines Series on Black Men

by Kai Wright on May 12 2014, 7:00AM

A monthly series exploring the ways in which injustice impacts every stage of black male life.

Topics: Society

Kobe Bryant Wasn't Impressed by Miami's Trayvon Martin Protest

Kobe Bryant Wasn’t Impressed by Miami’s Trayvon Martin Protest

by Jamilah King on March 26 2014, 2:07PM

That’s according to new profile in the New Yorker.

Topics: Culture

On the Two-Year Anniversary of Trayvon Martin's Death

On the Two-Year Anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s Death

by Carla Murphy on February 26 2014, 5:02PM

How have you remembered his life today?

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Artists Create Portraits of Justice After Dunn and Zimmerman Verdicts

Artists Create Portraits of Justice After Dunn and Zimmerman Verdicts

by Carla Murphy on February 19 2014, 7:00AM

In the face of unjust rulings, artists step in to fill the void left by the courts.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Twitter Reacts to Upcoming George Zimmerman Interview

Twitter Reacts to Upcoming George Zimmerman Interview

by Carla Murphy on February 14 2014, 10:15AM

Upcoming CNN interview raises questions about media’s proper role.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Jordan Davis Murder Trial Begins in Fla. Today

Jordan Davis Murder Trial Begins in Fla. Today

by Carla Murphy on February 6 2014, 1:56PM

In a case reminiscent of Trayvon Martin’s, 17-year-old Davis was allegedly shot and killed in 2012 by a white man after an argument over loud music.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

How to Make Sense of George Zimmerman's Senseless Fight With DMX

How to Make Sense of George Zimmerman’s Senseless Fight With DMX

by Jamilah King on February 5 2014, 5:39PM

This story, and Zimmerman, aren’t going away any time soon.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Help Us Celebrate Trayvon Martin's 19th Birthday

Help Us Celebrate Trayvon Martin’s 19th Birthday

by Stacia L. Brown on February 5 2014, 1:08PM

The trending Twitter hashtag, #19forTrayvon, commemorates Martin’s birthday and marks opportunities lost to him.

Topics: /NOW

Kiese Laymon on Trayvon, Black Manhood and Love

Kiese Laymon on Trayvon, Black Manhood and Love

by Kiese Laymon on December 30 2013, 7:00AM

Author Kiese Laymon reflects on the killing of Trayvon Martin, black manhood and the prospect of real black love.

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Macklemore's Trayvon Martin Tribute Matters -- Here's Why

Macklemore’s Trayvon Martin Tribute Matters — Here’s Why

by Jamilah King on November 25 2013, 3:02PM

It’s inspiring to see an artist who’s mindful of his influence and willing to put his politics front and center.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Feds to Investigate Kendrick Johnson's Death

Feds to Investigate Kendrick Johnson’s Death

by Von Diaz on November 1 2013, 11:13AM

The Georgia teen’s parents believe he was murdered, and that his case was not fully investigated because he was black.

Topics: /NOW

Testimony at Senate 'Stand Your Ground' Hearing Gets Bizarre

Testimony at Senate ‘Stand Your Ground’ Hearing Gets Bizarre

by Brentin Mock on October 29 2013, 11:16AM

Sen. Ted Cruz tells mothers of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis that their sons deaths were not about race.

Topics: Voting Rights, Criminal Justice, /NOW

These Men Dressed Up as Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman For Halloween

These Men Dressed Up as Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman For Halloween

by Jamilah King on October 28 2013, 9:28AM

And if that doesn’t turn your stomach, then this might: the costume includes blackface and a bloodstained hoodie.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

California Teen Shot Dead by Police While Carrying a Toy Gun

California Teen Shot Dead by Police While Carrying a Toy Gun

by Von Diaz on October 24 2013, 11:00AM

Andy Lopez was walking home from school, and wearing a blue hoodie.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

New Details in Georgia Teen's Death Arouse Suspicions

New Details in Georgia Teen’s Death Arouse Suspicions

by Von Diaz on October 11 2013, 2:00PM

Kendrick Johnson’s parents believe their son was murdered, and have called on Benjamin Crump out of suspicions that police mishandled their case because their son is black.

Topics: /NOW

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