02.05.2012 [Patch.com] - The killing of Trayvon Martin, 17, in Sanford, Florida has polarized a nation. Debate continues to rage over the case, which occurred on February 26 when George Zimmerman, who was on neighborhood watch, allegedly shot Martin in the gated community.
13.04.2012 [Politico] - LOUIS —Despite an arrest this week in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, new gun-control measures aren't even being debated in Washington. Mitt Romney plans to address the annual meeting of the National Rifle Association on Friday afternoon
01.05.2012 [Christian Science Monitor] - By Gary Fineout, The Associated Press / April 30, 2012 An independent task force wants major changes, but not an outright repeal, of Florida's "stand your ground" law after the shooting death of teenager Trayvon Martin. State Sen.
08.06.2012 [The Chattanoogan] - As horrific as this tragic event was, it never received the national media coverage that the Trayvon Martin case received in Florida. In the not too distant past two young people in the prime of their lives, Christopher Newsom and Channon Christian
09.04.2012 [Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas] - Una investigación interna sobre la producción del programa Today Show, que divulgó la conversación de ZImmerman con el operador del 911 y emitió estas supuestas declaraciones de Zimmerman: "Este chico parece que no viene para nada bueno.
01.05.2012 [MiamiHerald.com (blog)] - Civil rights icon Jesse Jackson took to the pulpit and the classroom in Miami to sermonize and implore African Americans to vote and to turn the death of Trayvon Martin into action. “There are lessons in this tragic matter of Trayvon Martin's death,”
08.06.2012 [Orlando Sentinel] - ... gathered at the Sanford Civic Center on Thursday to hear a city commissioner, a pastor, a college president, the city's police chief and a pair of attorneys talk about race relations, civil rights, racial profiling and the Trayvon Martin shooting.
08.06.2012 [Huffington Post (blog)] - In a recent New York Times column, Rich Benjamin insightfully describes "the bunker mentality" of America's gated communities as a significant part of the backdrop to the tragic and much-discussed killing of Trayvon Martin. Benjamin, who spent several
08.06.2012 [MyFox Washington DC] - By FOX News When Alan Dershowitz blasted the prosecutor in the George Zimmerman-Trayvon Martin case, she went straight to his boss at Harvard Law School to complain, according to the legal legend. Angela Corey, the state attorney who charged Zimmerman
08.06.2012 [Lufkin Daily News] - The death of Trayvon Martin was indeed tragic. My heart goes out to his family or any family who loses a child. The media has already convicted Zimmerman. We call it racism. Let's be fair about race. If you read Walter Williams' article he calls
02.05.2012 [NPR] - The move comes after Trayvon Martin, an unarmed teen, was shot to death by neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman. Since the law's passage in 2005, there's been growing concern about the law among police, prosecutors and judges.
19.04.2012 [CNN (blog)] - Florida's governor will announce Thursday morning who will be part of a task force that will look at the state's gun laws in the aftermath of the shooting death of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin. In March, as outrage was growing about the shooting
06.06.2012 [Global Grind] - Many are drawing comparisons with this case to the one involving Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman, another unarmed black teenager who was senselessly gunned down by a vigilante who took the law into his own hands. But these cases are totally
05.05.2012 [WSOC Charlotte] - The 100 Black Men of Atlanta sponsored a community meeting to discuss the Trayvon Martin case Saturday morning. Implications of the Trayvon Martin tragedy were addressed and how it impacts the youth of Charlotte. Panalists included Dr. Patrick Graham
08.06.2012 [CliqueClack] - Living in the shadow of the Trayvon Martin shooting, tackling a shooting where the victim might not be guilty is touchy ground. I've been nervous about what this “A Good Shoot” might bring to the table as I watched the previews after last week's Rookie
12.05.2012 [WFMY News 2] - Like it or not an entrepreneur has decided to use his rights to profit off Trayvon Martin's death. He is selling gun range targets featuring the teen who's death has sparked a nationwide controversy, according to CBS Station WKMG in Orlando, FL.
17.04.2012 [Washington Post] - A Southern Baptist leader apologized this week for any hurt caused by explosive remarks accusing President Barack Obama and other black leaders of exploiting Trayvon Martin's death for political gain. “I am writing to express my deep regret for any
06.06.2012 [Eurweb.com] - *(Via USA Today) – The radio show of a longtime Baptist ethicist has been canceled because of comments on that show about the Trayvon Martin case, according to a report Friday in the Baptist Press. The Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics & Religious
25.05.2012 [WJLA] - A couple of weeks ago I was sent to Florida to, as the boss put it, “dig up something new” on the Trayvon Martin case - a daunting assignment since it's a story much of the media world had already thoroughly exposed…or so we thought.
29.04.2012 [NBC New York] - Trayvon Martin's mother met briefly with the mother of a New Jersey teenager fatally shot by police officers last December at an event in Harlem Saturday night, The Record reports. Malik Williams, 19, of Garfield, was shot multiple times by police
25.04.2012 [BET] - By Danielle Wright Trayvon Martin's parents have promoted peace in the aftermath of their son's death, but some have used the tragic set of events as another reason to incite violence. In Mobile, Alabama, a group of Black youth allegedly beat a white
01.05.2012 [Daily Caller] - In a Monday appearance on Current TV's “The Young Turks” to promote the book, King was asked by host Cenk Uygur if the country has progressed with racial issues since the 1992 riots, citing the Trayvon Martin tragedy as evidence that the country may
08.06.2012 [The Root] - As we've seen with the Trayvon Martin case, too much of society is desperate to explain away senseless racial killing by finding fault with the victim. Too many are so hard-pressed to understand what motivated the aggressor, they're willing to excuse
01.05.2012 [Red and Black] - By Photo on May 1, 2012 Pastor Alison Eskildsen from the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens leads a prayer during the Trayvon Martin Prayer Vigil on Monday, April 30, 2012, at the Athens-Clarke County courthouse.
03.05.2012 [WND.com] - By Michael Thompson As the media-fueled Trayvon Martin-George Zimmerman firestorm rages, a number of black-on-white assaults have been reported in which the assailants have declared “justice for Trayvon” prompted the attack.
29.04.2012 [NJ.com] - By The Star-Ledger Continuous News Desk Jody Somers/For The Star-LedgerA hoodie march for Trayvon Martin travels along West 8th Street in Plainfield today. HARLEM — The mothers of two slain African-American teens, one from Garfield and the other whose
04.05.2012 [Eurweb.com] - Compton School Board Official, Skyy Fisher, will soon be on the hot seat if a sensational interview bashing his superintendent, police sheriff and Trayvon Martin is authentic. *We have just found the most clueless black guy on the planet or yet another
25.05.2012 [GlobalPost] - Florida teen Trayvon Martin, who was fatally shot by George Zimmerman, as interpreted by artist Shepard Fairey. (Splash News/Corbis/Courtesy) Trayvon Martin is on Ebony magazine's newest issue thanks to artist Shepard Fairey, the man behind President
07.06.2012 [WFTV Orlando] - A new bond hearing has been set for George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer charged in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin. According to a statement released Thursday morning by the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Court, the bond hearing
26.04.2012 [The Atlantic] - Among those things, in the case of Trayvon Martin, was the victims age and the lack of arrests. Had Martin been, say 22, this would have gone differently. I'd go further--I've seen SYG cases where the known facts are actually more egregious than the
15.05.2012 [NBC New York] - By Lori Bordonaro Police in New Jersey are investigating after a mural for slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin was defaced with paint. Lori Bordonaro reports. Police in New Jersey are investigating after a mural of slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin was
04.05.2012 [WND.com] - More ↓ In a wave of black-on-white crime since the February Trayvon Martin slaying, reports are emerging of dozens of brutal assaults by black mobs and assailants against white victims – and some attackers are citing the revenge for the Martin slaying
08.06.2012 [Broward-Palm Beach New Times (blog)] - While we'll probably never be able to prove race was a factor in the Trayvon Martin killing, Zimmerman's MySpace page included totally racist stuff about Mexicans. Maybe he got over it. Let's give her the benefit of the doubt on that one.