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Watch Rachel Jeantel's First Public Interview Since Zimmerman Verdict

Watch Rachel Jeantel’s First Public Interview Since Zimmerman Verdict

by Jamilah King on July 16 2013, 10:00AM

Before Trayvon Martin was a martyr, he was a friend.

Topics: /NOW, Trayvon Martin

A Multiracial Call for Justice [Photos] Photo

A Multiracial Call for Justice [Photos]

by Erin Zipper on July 16 2013, 6:00AM

After the Zimmerman not-guilty verdict, people from all walks of life have rallied to send a powerful message: Race does matter in the Trayvon Martin tragedy.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Trayvon Martin

'We Are Not Trayvon Martin' Tumblr Explores White Privilege

‘We Are Not Trayvon Martin’ Tumblr Explores White Privilege

by Jamilah King on July 15 2013, 3:33PM

Because not everyone faces the same danger.

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Zimmerman Trial Juror Signs a Book Deal

Zimmerman Trial Juror Signs a Book Deal

by Jamilah King on July 15 2013, 2:04PM

That didn’t take long.

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100 Young Black Activists Respond to George Zimmerman's Acquittal

100 Young Black Activists Respond to George Zimmerman’s Acquittal

by Jamilah King on July 15 2013, 11:46AM

The next generation is speaking up.

Topics: /NOW, Trayvon Martin

Thousands Protest for Trayvon Martin, Black Boys' Lives [Photos] Photo

Thousands Protest for Trayvon Martin, Black Boys’ Lives [Photos]

by Jamilah King on July 15 2013, 11:02AM

Thousands took to the streets to protest George Zimmerman’s acquittal.

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Hurt, Sorrow, Anger: A First Look at Reactions to the Zimmerman Verdict

Hurt, Sorrow, Anger: A First Look at Reactions to the Zimmerman Verdict

by Julianne Hing on July 13 2013, 10:58PM

Of both second-degree murder and manslaughter.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW, Trayvon Martin

 Zimmerman Defense to Introduce Controversial Animation at Closing

Zimmerman Defense to Introduce Controversial Animation at Closing

by Aura Bogado on July 10 2013, 9:27AM

George Zimmerman’s defense team won’t be able to enter the animation into evidence, but is allowed to play it for the jury during closing statements.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW, Trayvon Martin

Tracy Martin: 'I Was Listening to my Son's Last Cries for Help'

Tracy Martin: ‘I Was Listening to my Son’s Last Cries for Help’

by Aura Bogado on July 8 2013, 5:25PM

Trayvon Martin’s father takes the witness stand in George Zimmerman’s murder trial.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW, Trayvon Martin

Sabrina Fulton on the Stand: 'My son is Trayvon Martin. He's in heaven.'

Sabrina Fulton on the Stand: ‘My son is Trayvon Martin. He’s in heaven.’

by Aura Bogado on July 5 2013, 9:53AM

Trayvon Martin’s family members take to the stand today.

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Zimmerman Defense Lawyer's Daughter: 'We beat stupidity'

Zimmerman Defense Lawyer’s Daughter: ‘We beat stupidity’

by Aura Bogado on June 28 2013, 6:30PM

Attorney Don West left the courtroom after drilling Rachel Jeantel and got ice cream with his daughters, one of whom chronicled event.

Topics: /NOW, Trayvon Martin

Social Media Shows Love for Rachel Jeantel

Social Media Shows Love for Rachel Jeantel

by Jamilah King on June 28 2013, 11:00AM

#LoveForRachel was trending on Twitter this week.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW, Trayvon Martin

Zimmerman Case Update: Rachel Jeantel is Not on Trial

Zimmerman Case Update: Rachel Jeantel is Not on Trial

by Aura Bogado on June 27 2013, 1:04PM

Rachel Jeantel is not the one on trial—but social media suggests otherwise.

Topics: /NOW, Trayvon Martin

Watching Zimmerman's Trial Might Break Your Heart

Watching Zimmerman’s Trial Might Break Your Heart

by Aura Bogado on June 24 2013, 4:41PM

15-year-old Chad Johnson testified that he remembers asking Trayvon Martin for Skittles, and never saw him again.

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Meet Zimmerman Murder Trial Juror B-37 (AKA, The Parrot Lady)

Meet Zimmerman Murder Trial Juror B-37 (AKA, The Parrot Lady)

by Aura Bogado on June 20 2013, 3:55PM

One of the Zimmerman jurors was too busy taking care of her exotic animals to pay attention to the death of Trayvon Martin.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW, Trayvon Martin

Zimmerman Pretrial Reaches Benchmark, Moves to New Phase

Zimmerman Pretrial Reaches Benchmark, Moves to New Phase

by Aura Bogado on June 18 2013, 5:22PM

Attorneys in George Zimmerman’s trial find forty jurors whose opinions about Trayvon Martin’s death have not been tainted by the media.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW, Trayvon Martin

Judge: George Zimmerman May Not Be Called a

Judge: George Zimmerman May Not Be Called a “Vigilante” During Juror Questioning

by Julianne Hing on June 10 2013, 5:11PM

On day one in the trial over Trayvon Martin’s murder, Judge Debra Nelson barred the prosecution from using a series of words in its juror questioning.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW, Trayvon Martin

What's Really on Trial in George Zimmerman's Case?

What’s Really on Trial in George Zimmerman’s Case?

by Eric Mann on June 10 2013, 7:00AM

It’s not Trayvon Martin. And it’s not only Zimmerman. It’s a system that sanctioned the killing of an unarmed black man.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Movement, Trayvon Martin

Florida Task Force on 'Stand Your Ground' Gives the Controversial Law a Vote of Confidence

Florida Task Force on ‘Stand Your Ground’ Gives the Controversial Law a Vote of Confidence

by Jamilah King on February 27 2013, 8:57AM

In the aftermath of the Trayvon Martin shooting, Florida Governor Rick Scott appointed a task force to examine the state’s ‘kill at will’ law. Their conclusion? It works just fine.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Trayvon Martin

After Trayvon: Acts of Kindness, Courage and Resistance

After Trayvon: Acts of Kindness, Courage and Resistance

by Jorge Rivas on February 26 2013, 9:25AM

One year ago, unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin was shot to death by self-appointed neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman. A look at how people from all walks of life came together to support his family and call for justice.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Trayvon Martin