All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Trayvon Martin’

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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Rick Ross Explains His Trayvon Martin Lyrics on ‘Mastermind’

Rappers rarely go through their entire careers without creating some controversy with their lyrics. Some do it more than others. Last year, Florida born rapper Rick Ross collaborated with rapper Rocko on a song called “U.O.E.N.O.” The lyrics on the song reads, “Put Molly all in her champagne/She ain’t even know it/I took her home and I enjoyed that/She ain’t …

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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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Trayvon Martin is Added to Church’s Nativity Scene

A church out of California has stirred the pot with their controversial Nativity scene. The Nativity scene at Claremont United Methodist Church includes Joseph and Mary, but Jesus is nowhere to be found. Instead of including Jesus in the scene, the artist that designed the scene decided to use a bleeding Trayvon Martin. Many people are furious with the altered …

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Trayvon Martin Depicted In Church Nativity Scene

One church in California has decided to forgo the classic nativity scene this holiday season and turned it into a controversial piece of art instead. Claremont United Methodist Church tapped artist John Zachary to turn the manger scene we’re all familiar with into something topical in order to get people talking, and it worked. For several years now, Zachary has …

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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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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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George Zimmerman Arrested For Domestic Violence

George Zimmerman was arrested earlier today after a domestic incident that has not been disclosed. Zimmerman was arrested earlier this year following another domestic incident involving his ex-wife Shellie, shortly after she filed for divorce. Shellie claimed that Zimmerman showed up at her father’s house with a gun, punched him, and threatened the family. Later, he was also accused of …

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Spike Lee Sued In George Zimmerman Debacle

Spike Lee found himself in some trouble last year when he sent out what he thought was George Zimmerman’s address over Twitter. It was in the fiery aftermath of Trayvon Martin’s murder, and everyone wanted answers. After Lee took it upon himself to let the world know who the shooter was, he realized he’d tweeted the wrong address. It actually …

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