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Colin Powell Talks Race, March on Washington and Voter ID

Colin Powell Talks Race, March on Washington and Voter ID

by Brentin Mock on August 26 2013, 9:28AM

Colin Powell says President Obama needs to step up race discussion.

Topics: Voting Rights, March on Washington, /NOW, Politics, Trayvon Martin

George Zimmerman is All Smiles and Shopping for Guns

George Zimmerman is All Smiles and Shopping for Guns

by Jamilah King on August 23 2013, 6:51AM

In Florida, of course.

Topics: /NOW, Trayvon Martin

Dwyane Wade, Spike Lee's Sons Join Trayvon's Family on EBONY Cover

Dwyane Wade, Spike Lee’s Sons Join Trayvon’s Family on EBONY Cover

by Jamilah King on August 7 2013, 11:44AM

EBONY Magazine explores the legacy of Trayvon Martin’s death.

Topics: /NOW, Trayvon Martin

CeCe McDonald Writes From Prison About Trayvon Martin

CeCe McDonald Writes From Prison About Trayvon Martin

by Jamilah King on August 5 2013, 11:11AM

But perhaps the most poignant point in the letter comes when McDonald talks about her own survivor’s guilt as one of many high-profile people of color who have essentially been prosecuted for being victims.

Topics: /NOW, Trayvon Martin

Rinku Sen: The Racist Mind

Rinku Sen: The Racist Mind

by Rinku Sen on July 31 2013, 12:30PM

The huge gulf in white and black understanding of George Zimmerman’s verdict raises tough questions about the relationship between explicit racism, unconscious bias, policymaking and culture.

Topics: Movement, Trayvon Martin

Trayvon Martin's Family Devastated by Juror B29's Comments

Trayvon Martin’s Family Devastated by Juror B29’s Comments

by Jamilah King on July 26 2013, 9:17AM

George Zimmerman got away with murder. Now what?

Topics: /NOW, Trayvon Martin

Lone Juror of Color: Zimmerman 'Got Away With Murder'

Lone Juror of Color: Zimmerman ‘Got Away With Murder’

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

Here we go.

Topics: /NOW, Trayvon Martin

A Justice for Trayvon Toolkit for White Allies

A Justice for Trayvon Toolkit for White Allies

by Jamilah King on July 23 2013, 9:39AM

Get involved in the fight for justice. It’s easy.

Topics: /NOW, Trayvon Martin

Obama, Trayvon and the Problem That Won't Be Named

Obama, Trayvon and the Problem That Won’t Be Named

by Aura Bogado on July 22 2013, 8:27AM

The president’s remarks Friday are notable both for what he said and what he omitted.

Topics: Politics, Trayvon Martin

The Curious Case of George Zimmerman's Race

The Curious Case of George Zimmerman’s Race

by Julianne Hing on July 22 2013, 7:00AM

Progressive Latinos don’t want anything to do with Trayvon Martin’s killer, but that doesn’t mean his acquittal has nothing to do with them.

Topics: Trayvon Martin

Hoodies Up Next: Keep Our Justice for Trayvon Chat Going

Hoodies Up Next: Keep Our Justice for Trayvon Chat Going

by Stacia L. Brown on July 19 2013, 12:18PM

Colorlines received overwhelming feedback to yesterday’s live chat discussing how to find true Justice for Trayvon Martin through long-term activism.

Topics: /NOW, Trayvon Martin

Students Have Taken Over Florida Governor's Office Demanding Justice For Trayvon

Students Have Taken Over Florida Governor’s Office Demanding Justice For Trayvon

by Brentin Mock on July 18 2013, 1:57PM

Students as young as nine years old are camping at the state capitol to push for new laws that protect them from racial profiling.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW, Schools & Youth, Trayvon Martin

LIVE CHAT: What's Justice for Trayvon? Play

LIVE CHAT: What’s Justice for Trayvon?

by Stacia L. Brown on July 18 2013, 8:02AM

Watch the conversation here at 12p eastern and join it on Twitter at #HoodiesUpNext.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Trayvon Martin

Putting Casual Racism on Trial

Putting Casual Racism on Trial

by Aura Bogado on July 18 2013, 7:00AM

How silence on race intensified racism in the George Zimmerman trial.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Trayvon Martin

How Zimmerman's Colorblind Trial Helps the Justice Dept.'s Case

How Zimmerman’s Colorblind Trial Helps the Justice Dept.’s Case

by Brentin Mock on July 17 2013, 12:14PM

States don’t do well prosecuting hate crimes. The Feds are built for it.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Politics, Trayvon Martin

Black Mothers Speak Out After Trayvon: 'My Son Is Not a Suspect'

Black Mothers Speak Out After Trayvon: ‘My Son Is Not a Suspect’

by Jamilah King on July 17 2013, 10:50AM

It’s time to end the racial profiling of young black men.

Topics: /NOW, Trayvon Martin

Questlove's Lesson From Zimmerman Verdict: 'You Ain't Shit'

Questlove’s Lesson From Zimmerman Verdict: ‘You Ain’t Shit’

by Jamilah King on July 16 2013, 3:56PM

The drummer took to Facebook to air his thoughts.

Topics: /NOW, Trayvon Martin

Tom Joyner Offers Rachel Jeantel a Full College Scholarship

Tom Joyner Offers Rachel Jeantel a Full College Scholarship

by Jamilah King on July 16 2013, 2:20PM

Finally, some good news.

Topics: /NOW, Trayvon Martin

The Craziest Moments from Zimmerman Juror B37's CNN Interview

The Craziest Moments from Zimmerman Juror B37’s CNN Interview

by Jamilah King on July 16 2013, 2:05PM

An absolute mess.

Topics: /NOW, Trayvon Martin

Stevie Wonder Boycotts Florida -- And Every Other Stand Your Ground State

Stevie Wonder Boycotts Florida — And Every Other Stand Your Ground State

by Jamilah King on July 16 2013, 11:32AM

The legendary singer is taking a stand.

Topics: /NOW, Trayvon Martin

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