Friday, April 3, 2020

Tag: george zimmerman acquittal

Did the Judicial System’s Prejudice Against Certain...

A linguistics professor from Stanford University believes that prejudice towards certain African-American dialects allowed George Zimmerman to be acquitted of the shooting of 17-year-old...

Colin Powell Questions Zimmerman Verdict, Urges Obama...

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell, who still manages to be one of the few well-respected voices in both the black community and the...

Zimmerman Acquittal Continues to Evoke Anger, Calls...

In the aftermath of the George Zimmerman acquittal, activists try to coalesce the outrage into changes in laws or social policy, while commentators such...

Trayvon’s Mother Says Zimmerman’s Acquittal Will Not...

In a speech to the National Urban League in Philadelphia, Trayvon Martin's mother Sybrina Fulton said she felt God was using her and her...

Zimmerman Verdict Sows Racial Divisions, Arms Conservative...

As the George Zimmerman acquittal and President Obama's speech last week in reaction to it are giving racial antagonists in the conservative media like...

Trayvon’s Dad Tracy Martin ‘Still in Disbelief’...

Tracy Martin, father of slain teen Trayvon Martin, said on NBC's "Today" that he was "still in disbelief" that a six-woman jury acquitted George...

Zimmerman Juror Says His ‘Heart Was in...

In the aftermath of the George Zimmerman acquittal for killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, considerable media attention has been focused on two people—juror B37, who...

Protests Nationwide Over Zimmerman Acquittal; Sharpton Says...

Thousands of protesters in dozens of cities across the country demonstrated outrage over the George Zimmerman acquittal yesterday, taking to the streets to show...