Search Results for: Trayvon Martin

By Brandon Jones On Monday, December 16th, 2013
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Trayvon Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, shopping a book about her son and aftermath

The parents of Trayvon Martin are meeting with publishers, seeking a deal to produce a book about their son. NY Times details the meetings, saying “two publishing executives who participated in meetings, Mr. More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Mother of Trayvon Martin calls for end to ‘Stand Your Ground’ Laws, ‘is not working’

Trayvon Martin’s mother told a panel of senators Tuesday that state “stand your ground” self-defense laws do not work and must be amended. Sybrina Fulton appeared before the Senate Subcommittee on the Constitution, More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 6th, 2013
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Oprah Winfrey says Trayvon Martin case ‘same thing’ as Emmett Till, EW adds ‘it’s easy’ to make comparison

Oprah Winfrey may have fanned the flames of the outrage from Trayvon Martin supporters with her comments made during an interview promoting the film Lee Daniels’ The Butler, a film set partially during the height More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Louisiana man Merritt Landry charged with shooting teen Marshall Coulter, comparisons made to Trayvon Martin

A homeowner in New Orleans has been arrested and charged with attempted second-degree murder after he shot an unarmed teen after he says he thought the boy was trying to break into his home. Merritt Landry Marshall More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

Georgia club promotes ‘Black Out Party’ for Trayvon Martin and ‘Fallen Soldiers’

A Savannah Georgia nightclub is hosting a party to honor Trayvon Martin with the tagline “and All of Our Fallen Soldiers!!!” A phone call to a Tampa radio show, Schnitt Show, a caller asked “what would Trayvon More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

South Carolina Rep James Clyburn addresses Trayvon Martin supporters in hoodie, targets ‘Stand Your Ground’ law

South Carolina Democrat Rep. James Clyburn rallied for slain teen Trayvon Martin on the steps of the South Carolina State House Saturday wearing a hoodie, according to WLTX reporter Jasmine Styles. Congressman Clyburn More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

Dick Gregory entertains Trayvon Martin protesters with George Washington gay jokes VIDEO

Rallying in support of Trayvon Martin protesters laughed at a joke mocking the Father of our Country and gay people. At the Martin rally in Washington, D.C., black comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

Pastor Ken Hutcherson targets Trayvon Martin reactions, ‘Poverty Pimps’ and putting blackness ahead of Jesus

After beginning with a quote from Martin Luther King Jr, Pastor Ken Hutcherson began to discuss the polarizing reactions and exploitation of the Trayvon Martin case, challenging the conventional beliefs of the Black More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, July 20th, 2013

President Obama’s speech on Trayvon Martin ‘painful to read’ for some, divisive for others

President Obama spoke on the George Zimmerman verdict, comparing himself and his life to that of Trayvon Martin. “You know, when Trayvon Martin was first shot I said that this could have been my son.  Another More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Trayvon Martin attorney, Jasmine Rand, looks to correct Zimmerman verdict as a ‘social engineer’ VIDEO

Following George Zimmerman’s acquittal, an attorney for the family of Trayvon Martin told Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren that she feels “a greater duty beyond being an attorney, and that’s to be a social More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

Rachael Jeantel talks N-word racial slurs and Trayvon Martin, mocked by Rush Limbaugh

Piers Morgan followed Anderson Cooper‘s  interview with an anonymous Zimmerman trial juror with an exclusive interview with Rachel Jeantel, the witness and friend of Trayvon Martin. Mediaite provided videos More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, July 15th, 2013

Trayvon Martin case brings ‘The Color of Crime’ report back to headlines

The George Zimmerman verdict has caused heated comments, tweets and remarks on race, crime and justice in the US. Now race and crime analysis has become the topic of discussion and the New Century Foundation, a More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 28th, 2013

Rachel Jeantel testified in Trayvon Martin case, says he used ‘N-word’ and ‘cracker’ to describe Zimmerman

After Rachel Jeantel left the witness stand following another six hours of grueling cross-examination by George Zimmerman’s lawyers, she immediately prompted a national debate about the language and attitudes More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 28th, 2013

Twitter buzzing with threats regarding Trayvon Martin murder case, ‘If they don’t kill Zimmerman Ima kill me a cracka’

The murder trial of George Zimmerman continues, but supporters of slain teen Trayvon Martin are shocking twitter readers with vulgar and profane tweets. George Zimmerman donkeyhotey caricature donkeyhotey.wordpress.com  Some More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 10th, 2013

George Zimmerman trial begins in Trayvon Martin murder case, jury selection underway

The trial for George Zimmerman, the Florida neighborhood watch captain accused of murdering teen Trayvon Martin while on patrol, began Monday with the judge denying the defense’s request to delay the trial. George More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

George Zimmerman case moves forward, limits on Trayvon Martin character evidence

George Zimmerman’s trial for second-degree murder is still set to begin June 10, despite the defense’s request to delay the trial,. Judge Debra Nelson ruled Tuesday that attorneys will not be allowed More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, April 15th, 2013

Jamie Foxx wears Trayvon Martin, Newtown shooting victims t-shirt at MTV Awards

Jamie Foxx appeared at the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday night wearing a T-shirt with Trayvon Martin and the Sandy Hook victims on the front. The actor posed on the red carpet in the T-shirt with a picture of the 17-year-old’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, April 14th, 2013

Florida Police Sgt Ron King fired after using Trayvon Martin shooting targets during training class

A police sergeant from Cape Canaveral, Florida has been fired after it was discovered he brought two shooting targets resembling Trayvon Martin to a training session last week.  According to WFTV two officers More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 28th, 2012
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Bobby Rush silenced on House floor after Trayvon Martin hoodie stunt VIDEO

Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., lost his right to speak on the House floor after he violated rules by putting on a hoodie and sunglasses in honor of Trayvon Martin, the Florida teen shot last month. “May God bless Trayvon More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, March 26th, 2012

Revealing The Lies In The Trayvon Martin Case – Fake Photo Revealed

Where to begin. First, kudos to fellow Examiner writer Kyle Rogers for this piece revealing some of the true facts of the case: Trayvon is 6’2″ football player Martin was onto of Zimmerman at some point punching More...


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