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Two years after the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin the world continues to remember him.
The National Black Church Initiative is mystified and shocked at the Latino community’s refusal to condemn the George Zimmerman verdict
A slew of activists who demonstrated at the multiple marches on Washington that took place on Saturday, Aug. 24 and Wednesday, Aug. 28 wore shirts and waved signs emblazoned with a photo of a 17-year-old boy from Miami Gardens, Fla., that has become all too painfully infamous.
At a recent press conference, President Barack Obama told Americans that 35 years ago, he could have been Trayvon Martin, the hooded, unarmed 17-year-old who was shot and killed by neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman.
In its 15th season, producers of Law and Order: SUV will show an episode of a Paula Deen-esque celebrity chef will who claim to have used self-defence for shooting an unarmed black teen named Mehcad, who was wearing a hoodie in Upper West Side in Manhattan, N.Y. because she thought she was being pursued by a rapist.
Sept. 7 is the 15th anniversary of the Million Youth March. This year, the march is being held in Harlem in front of the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building on the corner of Adam Clayton Powell St. and 125th Street.
The George Zimmerman verdict demands that we raise the right questions. It was not simply the “Stand Your Ground” law that was responsible for Martin’s death and Zimmerman’s acquittal.
A Trayvon Martin Forum demanded an end to stop-and-frisk, a form of racial profiling, in a public discussion on July 31 at New York’s LGBT Center located at 208 West 13th St.
On July 19, six days after a questionable verdict by a jury of mostly white women who found George Zimmerman not guilty of killing Trayvon Martin, President Barack Obama addressed the nation regarding this long-standing tragedy and legal travesty that simply consolidated our heteronomy in the United Stat