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Trayvon Martin’s Mom Wants Revisions to ‘SYG’ Laws Trayvon Martin’s Mom Wants Revisions to ‘SYG’ Laws

Should someone without a weapon be shot in self-defense if another person considers the person’s behavior to be suspicious? Trayvon Martin’s mother (Sybrina Fulton) and the mother of Jordan Russell Davis (Lucia Holman McBath) both lost their sons (each were …

Trayvon Martin’s Mom Testifies On ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law Trayvon Martin’s Mom Testifies On ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law
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Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin who was shot and killed last year, testified before a Senate subcommittee on Tuesday on the “Stand Your Ground” law. Fulton, along with certain members of the U.S. Senate, hopes to …

George Zimmerman’s Wife Doubts His Innocence George Zimmerman’s Wife Doubts His Innocence
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In an interview on the “Today Show” yesterday, Shellie Zimmerman, former wife of George Zimmerman, stated that “I think anyone would doubt that innocence because I don’t know the person that I’ve been married to… I have doubts, but I …

George Zimmerman Taken Into Custody After Incident With Gun George Zimmerman Taken Into Custody After Incident With Gun
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“I don’t know what he’s capable of,” Shellie Zimmerman said of husband George Zimmerman in a 911 call on Monday. “I’m really scared.” George Zimmerman found himself in headlines again after police responded to a call at his Lake Mary, …

Trayvon Martin’s Family Speaks at MLK Commemorative March Trayvon Martin’s Family Speaks at MLK Commemorative March
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Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old Florida teen shot and killed in February 2012, has received the greatest volume of media attention from most any legal case in recent history. The allegedly racially-charged shooting trial finally ended last month when a jury …

Al Sharpton Speaks Out On “The System”
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Horrendous killings. Trayvon Martin. Chris Lane. Everyone’s been talking about them. Reverend Al Sharpton has been vocal about his concern that an individual’s race is of paramount importance when determining fairness within the U.S. judicial system. He went to great …

Powerful PSA Against Stand Your Ground Laws Re-Enacts Trayvon Martin Murder Powerful PSA Against Stand Your Ground Laws Re-Enacts Trayvon Martin Murder
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The Trayvon Martin murder case and ensuing George Zimmerman trail rocked the United States to its core in a variety of ways; while many activists and social justice enthusiasts staked their claims on Zimmerman’s guilt and raged against the jury’s …

Florida A&M Honors Trayvon Martin’s Father Florida A&M Honors Trayvon Martin’s Father
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The Trayvon Martin case and subsequent verdict have had a major affect on the nation, and one that will likely reverberate for years to come. While opinions on the decision are hotly contested, one university took it upon themselves to …

Threatening Facebook Post Following Zimmerman Verdict Lands Man in Jail Threatening Facebook Post Following Zimmerman Verdict Lands Man in Jail
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If you happened to log on to Facebook or Twitter in the aftermath of the George Zimmerman not guilty decision, well, you probably saw your fair share of sharply-worded posts. The acquittal sparked massive social media protests – and to …

Trayvon Martin Rallies Begin Nationwide Trayvon Martin Rallies Begin Nationwide
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The “not guilty” verdict delivered to George Zimmerman quickly became both infamous and viral, sparking a variety of outcries and debates on the internet, public news outlets, and other media. Despite some polarization, the majority of public outcry is in …

George Zimmerman’s Acquittal Sparked 4 Times As Many Angry Tweets As Supportive Ones George Zimmerman’s Acquittal Sparked 4 Times As Many Angry Tweets As Supportive Ones
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If you were on Twitter during the aftermath of the George Zimmerman not guilty verdict, you probably noticed that the majority of tweets referencing the trial did not support the decision. Hashtags like #justicefortrayvon and #nojustice spread quickly, as many …

According To Limbaugh, Trayvon Was A Bigot and Zimmerman Is Gay According To Limbaugh, Trayvon Was A Bigot and Zimmerman Is Gay
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Those who followed the Zimmerman trial are not unfamiliar with the way that Trayvon Martin’s character and past were called into question throughout the proceedings. Though Trayvon was shot and killed that rainy February night, and was thus denied a …

Trayvon Hoodie Inspires Supporters At Church Trayvon Hoodie Inspires Supporters At Church
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Trayvon Martin was wearing a hoodie when he was shot and killed by George Zimmerman last year, and that item of clothing was part of the reason Zimmerman said he found Martin to be so “suspicious” looking. Zimmerman, a self-appointed …

Rachel Jeantel Offered Full College Ride After Zimmerman Trial Rachel Jeantel Offered Full College Ride After Zimmerman Trial
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Rachel Jeantel, the 19-year old girl who was the last person to speak to Trayvon Martin the night he was killed–and was on the phone with him when George Zimmerman shot him–has been offered a full ride to college by …

Juror B37: Book Deal Killed with an Online Petition and Some Help from Twitter Juror B37: Book Deal Killed with an Online Petition and Some Help from Twitter
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On Monday morning, news broke that one of the jurors responsible for George Zimmerman’s acquittal was gearing up to write a book and that she already had the backing of a literary agent. Less than 24 hours later, the book …

George Zimmerman Jury Deliberates, Asks For List George Zimmerman Jury Deliberates, Asks For List
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The trial of George Zimmerman in the case of Trayvon Martin’s murder has become a national phenomenon, overtaking the country, as well as popular news sources, for the past three weeks. At approximately 2:30 PM today, the jury began their …

‘Angry Trayvon’ Game Reportedly Yanked, Still Up in Google Play ‘Angry Trayvon’ Game Reportedly Yanked, Still Up in Google Play

In “yeah, that was probably the best idea for all involved” news, a game depicting Trayvon Martin as a ruthless revenge killer has been yanked from the Android Market – at least according to the game’s developers. But wait, it’s …

George Zimmerman Trial Proposed Dismissal George Zimmerman Trial Proposed Dismissal
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The tragic death of Trayvon Martin has gripped the county for over a year, now, with interest at a new high due to the trial of George Zimmerman. Zimmerman is accused of fatally shooting Travyvon after an altercation in February …

Trayvon Martin’s Mother: Screams Were My Son’s Trayvon Martin’s Mother: Screams Were My Son’s
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Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, has testified in court in the case against George Zimmerman. Zimmerman is accused of the February 26, 2012 shooting of Martin after having called 911 to report a suspicious figure in his gated community …

Lolo Jones Tweets about Rachel Jeantel Lolo Jones Tweets about Rachel Jeantel
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New rule: Lolo Jones, Olympic hurdler, has to stay away from social media and any other technology that enables her to voice her thoughts to the general population. Watching the testimony of Rachel Jeantel, witness in the George Zimmerman/Trayvon Martin …

Zimmerman Trial Joke: Attorney Throws Himself on the Mercy of the Court Zimmerman Trial Joke: Attorney Throws Himself on the Mercy of the Court
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Prosecutors and defense attorneys have delivered opening statements in the case against George Zimmerman. Neither statement went well. The prosecuting attorney charged with delivering the opening statement, John Guy, began with the following: “Good morning. ‘F***ing punks. These a******s all …