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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

Florida Senate Looks to Revise 'Stand Your Ground' Law

Florida Senate Looks to Revise ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law

by Von Diaz on October 10 2013, 11:19AM

The Florida law that aided George Zimmerman’s acquittal in Trayvon Martin murder trial is under scrutiny.

Topics: /NOW

Watch California Youth Respond to Trayvon, Oscar, and Israel

Watch California Youth Respond to Trayvon, Oscar, and Israel

by Von Diaz on October 8 2013, 4:55PM

In a new music video produced by the Richmond, CA youth organization RYSE, young men of color connect with the recent deaths of three young men of color.

Topics: /NOW

Yelp! Joins ALEC Amidst Ongoing Criticism

Yelp! Joins ALEC Amidst Ongoing Criticism

by Von Diaz on September 27 2013, 1:11PM

At least 50 corporations and nonprofits have severed ties with American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), but Yelp! is just getting on board.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Shellie Zimmerman Says She Now Doubts Husband's Innocence

Shellie Zimmerman Says She Now Doubts Husband’s Innocence

by Von Diaz on September 26 2013, 12:59PM

In an interview with NBC News, George Zimmerman’s wife talks about their recent altercation, and says she doesn’t know what her husband is capable of.

Topics: /NOW

Update: George Zimmerman Released Without Charges

Update: George Zimmerman Released Without Charges

by Von Diaz on September 10 2013, 10:31AM

Shellie Zimmerman retracted statements made yesterday on a call to 911, saying she never saw a gun, and will not press charges.

Topics: /NOW

George Zimmerman Detained After Gun-Related Domestic Incident

George Zimmerman Detained After Gun-Related Domestic Incident

by Von Diaz on September 9 2013, 4:32PM

George Zimmerman’s wife Shellie called police today after he allegedly pulled a knife, then a gun on her during a domestic dispute.

Topics: /NOW

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