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George Zimmerman Retweets Photo of Trayvon Martin’s Body on Twitter, Why Isn’t He Banned?

George Zimmerman should be banned from Twitter. That’s a sentiment shared by many in recent days after the man who shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin three years ago in Florida, retweeted a photo of the teen’s body. George Zimmerman posted a photo of Trayvon Martin's dead body http://t.co/FRTEJwWGD2 pic.twitter.com/wR62bUhSyD — Mother Jones (@MotherJones) September 29, 2015 The photo of …

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George Zimmerman Was NOT Shot in the Face Today

George Zimmerman was shot in the face today following a road rage altercation in Florida… At least that’s that you would be telling your friends if you did not stop to read beyond the headlines posted on Facebook. Social media grabbed the George Zimmerman news with unmitigated glee today. Like a modern-day game of Telephone, the news that the man …

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George Zimmerman Attends Gun Show

George Zimmerman attended a gun expo in Florida over the weekend, where he spoke with supporters and told local reporters that he carries a gun in public due to the numerous death threats he still receives. Zimmerman said that although he didn’t feel he would be threatened at the gun show, his own semi-automatic handgun was there just in case. …

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George Zimmerman Reportedly Threatens to Kill Again

“Do you know who I am?!” This seemingly existential question has popped off the lips of far too many people who thought that their fame — or infamy — should precede them, preventing their needing to deal with lower life forms. Less than a week ago, those words were reportedly uttered by Sarah Palin in the middle of a drunken …

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George Zimmerman: One Year of Fans and Foes

It was one year ago that George Zimmerman was acquitted in the murder of Trayvon Martin. It was a case and a verdict that polarized a nation, perhaps more than any since the O.J. Simpson trial. Recently, a Quora discussion asked the question: What one person’s death would have the greatest impact on the world today? Many responded with the …

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George Zimmerman Lawsuit Tossed Out

George Zimmerman, the man who pursued and fatally shot Trayvon Martin, has been trying to get a payday from NBC. Zimmerman sued NBC for the way the network edited the text of his 911 call the night he encountered Travon Martin. Zimmerman alleged that NBC’s selective editing of the call made him look like a racist in the eyes of …

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George Zimmerman Gets Shut Down By Florida Judge

George Zimmerman was on a mission to “punish” NBC for making him look bad. Unfortunately for the controversial public figure, a Florida judge was not having it. Zimmerman filed a lawsuit against the network in 2012 over their coverage of his case, which included the 911 call he made. According to his lawsuit, NBC’s “goal” was to “keep their viewers …

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Trayvon Martin: Friend Keeps Commitment to Late Teen

Trayvon Martin was killed by George Zimmerman back in 2012, and his good friend Rachel Jeantel spent the last moments of the teen’s life with him–on his cell phone–following the incident. On Friday Jeantel fulfilled a promise she made to Trayvon Martin before he died–she graduated from high school. Trayvon’s mother was there for the ceremony. There’s more to simply …

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Rachel Jeantel Keeps Promise to Slain Friend

It was a special moment for Rachel Jeantel when she crossed the stage to receive her high school diploma — a moment to remember her slain friend, Trayvon Martin, and to celebrate an academic victory. Jeantel was on the phone with Trayvon when he was shot to death in 2012. Since then, she has been determined to fulfill the promise …

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Rachel Jeantel Graduates High School

Rachel Jeantel may be best known for her testimony at the trial of George Zimmerman, but Friday she was known as something else: a high school graduate. The graduation not only included Jeantel’s family, but Trayvon Martin’s mother as well. In an interview with Yahoo News, Jeantel explained that “her coming is like having Trayvon there saying, ‘You did it. …

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Roseanne Barr Being Sued For $750,000 Over Tweet

Roseanne Barr is known for her offensive and sarcastic humor, but it looks like she has gone too far, and it may cost her a pretty penny. According to federal court documents, George Zimmerman’s parents are suing Barr for $750,000 after she reportedly posted their address on Twitter on March 29, 2012. Robert and Gladys Zimmerman are seeking $600,000 for …

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Trayvon Martin’s Death Encourages “Stand Your Ground” Protest

Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law is facing more protests and backlash than ever as the two year anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death passes. Trayvon’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, recently spoke with CBS about her views on this controversial law. “We don’t have to have a law in place that says, ‘I need to shoot and kill someone and then ask questions …

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Roseanne Barr Sued By George Zimmerman’s Parents

Roseanne Barr has made a career out of speaking her mind, but it usually comes with a joke. However, after the shooting death of 17-year old Trayvon Martin, Barr took to Twitter regarding shooter George Zimmerman in 2012, calling for his arrest. She also posted the home address of Zimmerman’s parents to her nearly 110,000 followers. Now, the Zimmermans are …

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George Zimmerman’s Parents Sue Roseanne Barr for Endangering Their Lives

Robert Zimmerman Sr. and Gladys Zimmerman, the parents of George Zimmerman, have filed a lawsuit against Roseanne Barr for posting the address to their home on Twitter in 2012. Barr posted the address after it appeared that Zimmerman wasn’t going to be arrested in the slaying of Trayvon Martin and wanted to let people know where Zimmerman was staying. While …

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George Zimmerman Signs Autographs At Gun Show

A simple Google search of Zimmerman and it seems like no action of his ever goes unreported. Recent headlines include an announced but later cancelled boxing match with rapper DMX to assaulting his pregnant girlfriend. In case you’ve forgotten, George Zimmerman is the 31-year-old American originally known for fatally shooting Trayvon Martin on February 26th, 2012 in Sanford, Florida. Once …

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George Zimmerman Sits Down In First TV Interview

George Zimmerman, the Florida man who was found innocent of murdering 17 year old Trayvon Martin, sat down with CNN’s Chris Cuomo on Monday, on the network’s morning show New Day, and he discussed a slew of topics, including his life after the trial and what his future plans will be. Although Zimmerman initially believed that his life would go …

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Jamie Foxx Marks 2 Years Since Trayvon Martin Death

Actor Jamie Foxx joined hundreds of demonstrators this weekend in Miami Gardens, Florida, for a rally commemorating the two year anniversary of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin’s death. Martin was gunned down and killed by then neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman. Martin’s parents led the rally on Saturday, calling for peace. Jamie Foxx challenged young people everywhere to be among the solutions …

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DMX Will Fight George Zimmerman In An Epic Celebrity Boxing Match

As if things couldn’t get any stranger in the world, rapper DMX is set to have a boxing match with George Zimmerman. The two of them will have a bout in the ring, while being officiated by Floyd Mayweather Sr. DMX has been known for his aggression throughout his career, and he has also been arrested for several other things, …

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George Zimmerman, DMX Will Reportedly Box Each Other

George Zimmerman, who was acquitted of the murder of 17-year old Trayvon Martin last year, has been in the headlines quite a bit in recent months–most notably for his arrest following a domestic dispute with his girlfriend–but the latest news is going viral. Zimmerman will reportedly fight rapper DMX in a celebrity boxing match later this year, and DMX is …

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The Game May Face George Zimmerman in Boxing Match

Since George Zimmerman was acquitted of first degree murder for shooting 17-year old Trayvon Martin in Florida a while back, he’s mostly been in hiding, because he’s received numerous threats from people who weren’t happy about the decision. However, it seems he just may come out of hiding soon, and be in a celebrity boxing match, but that’s only if …

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George Zimmerman: Accused Of Plagiarism By The AP

A couple of days ago, I asked a simple question of George Zimmerman’s latest artwork: Why on Earth was it, like the $100,000 artwork sold before it, based on a copyrighted image? Did Zimmerman honestly think that no one was going to notice? It only took me all of five seconds to find the original AP image when I wrote …

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George Zimmerman: “Artistic” Copyright Infringer?

In a perfect world, someone fortunate enough to be acquitted of gunning down an unarmed teen and who has charges dropped after apparently threatening his girlfriend with a rifle would fade into obscurity, never to be either heard from or about ever again. But as with Casey Anthony, Florida continues to deliver in the form of George Zimmerman. Zimmerman, who …

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George Zimmerman’s Girlfriend Says “He Always Gets Off”

George Zimmerman may have been acquitted in the murder of Trayvon Martin, but he’s certainly made headlines in recent months for other acts of violence. Now, a police video of his girlfriend’s statement shows just how scared she is of him, despite what she said in a statement. 27-year old Samantha Scheibe called the police on Zimmerman in November, saying …

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George Zimmerman’s Girlfriend Details Their Argument

The argument that took place between George Zimmerman and his girlfriend Samantha Scheibe in November, resulted in Zimmerman being arrested for domestic violence, and yesterday police released Scheibe’s 30-minute interview detailing the incident. “The bag was right there, let’s just say this is the couch, he grabbed it, unlocked it, opened it,” explained Scheibe,” who has since dropped the charges. …

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George Zimmerman Won’t Be Charged In Domestic Violence Case

George Zimmerman will not be charged in the domestic violence case involving his girlfriend, Samantha Scheibe. Scheibe called 911 in November, saying that Zimmerman had pointed a gun at her, trashed her home, and that she was afraid of him. He was subsequently arrested and later released on $9,000 bond on the condition that he stay away from Scheibe–who is …

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George Zimmerman’s Girlfriend Wants Charges Dropped

George Zimmerman’s girlfriend, 27-year old Samantha Scheibe, has reportedly asked that the felony domestic violence charges against him be dropped, saying she thinks the police misinterpreted what she’d said. Scheibe called 911 in November, saying that Zimmerman was threatening her with a gun and was breaking her belongings in a fit of rage after an argument. She also reportedly told …

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Macklemore Recognizes Racial Injustice In Speech

Music duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis wowed the crowd Sunday night at the AMAs when they accepted the award for Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop album. The pair’s album, entitled, The Heist, was released on October 9, 2012. Due to their schedule, which included a a stop in Miami during the AMAs, the artists’ accepted their award by satellite. In his now-famous acceptance …

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George Zimmerman Spoofed on SNL Cold Open

George Zimmerman made headlines once again this week when he was released from jail after posting his $9,000 bail. SNL decided to capitalize on Zimmerman being back in the headlines this weekend by opening its show with a spoof of Piers Morgan Tonight (with a spot-on impression of Morgan by Taran Killam), interviewing Zimmerman’s girlfriend Samantha Scheiebe (played by Kate …

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American Music Awards: Macklemore Speaks Out

The American Music Awards are all about the music, the glamour and the excitement of the event itself–but especially about the awards handed out during the event to top talent. Rappers Macklemore & Ryan Lewis felt the AMAs worked as a forum for a far more serious topic, too. Macklemore spoke out about racial profiling. “Due to the fact that …

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George Zimmerman Gets Out Of Jail

Unless you’ve been living under a rock the past few months, you are probably aware of George Zimmerman. In case you have been living under a rock, the full story can be found here. To give a brief recap, Zimmerman was charged for second degree manslaughter in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, and was eventually acquitted of all charges after …

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