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[Video] More Parents Share Their 'Talk' With Their Black Sons

[Video] More Parents Share Their ‘Talk’ With Their Black Sons

by Carla Murphy on March 17 2015, 4:25PM

The coming-of-age conversation continues.

Topics: /NOW, Society

Actions Planned Nationwide on Third Anniversary of Trayvon Martin's Death

Actions Planned Nationwide on Third Anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s Death

by Jamilah King on February 26 2015, 11:16AM

It’s been a particularly difficult week to mark to the occasion.

Topics: /NOW

DOJ Declines to Charge George Zimmerman in Trayvon Martin Case

DOJ Declines to Charge George Zimmerman in Trayvon Martin Case

by Jamilah King on February 24 2015, 2:27PM

The news come almost exactly three years after Martin’s death.

Topics: /NOW

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

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