George Zimmerman

Updated Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. EST Trayvon Martin would have been 20 today. Let those words sink in and try to imagine…

The movement #BlackLivesMatter was created in 2012 after Trayvon Martin’s murderer when George Zimmerman was acquitted for his crime, and the slain 17-year old was post-humously…

In reaction to a story by the Tampa Bay Times, state lawmakers are trying to restrict media access to court records in “stand your ground” cases. The Tampa Bay Times reviewed 200 cases where the “stand your ground” law was invoked as a defense. The results showed a disproportionate amount of white shooters and black […]

Pastor Jamal Bryant talks about the irony of George Zimmerman announcing he was to participate in a “celebrity” boxing match the same day the young…

George Zimmerman who is still behind bars was granted bail during a hearing before a judge this afternoon, the day after he was accused of pointing a gun at his girlfriend and arrested on domestic violence charges. Zimmerman was granted $9,000 bail in his new case, with several restrictions: Zimmerman was ordered not to have […]

Orlando, Florida –George Zimmerman, acquitted in July in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, was arrested just a few hours ago in Seminole County FL. “He is in custody,” Officer Green, with the county sheriff’s office told USA TODAY. He said the booking officer handling Zimmerman was still filing his report and he had no […]

It looks like George Zimmerman is at it again.  This time he was detained after his estranged wife told 911 that he had threatened her and her father with a weapon.  The threat on his wife’s life took place in Lake Mary, Florida. While Zimmerman was reportedly being cooperative,  according to Lake Mary police, residents […]

VIA Newsone In his first live comments since the George Zimmerman verdict, President Obama suggested the need for racial profiling training for law enforcement. That’s good, but what about mandatory training for everyone, not just law enforcement, regarding racial profiling? Afterall, Zimmerman was a wannabe cop. Zimmerman’s racial profiling of Martin ultimately lead to the […]

VIA Newsone In his first live comments since the George Zimmerman verdict, President Obama suggested the need for racial profiling training for law enforcement. That’s…

In an impromptu speech during a White House briefing, President Barack Obama was simply Barack Obama – a black man. Saying, “Trayvon Martin could’ve been me 35 years ago,” President Obama made the tragedy even more personal than he has in previous remarks. “In the African American community there’s a lot of pain around what […]

The woman behind the Twitter and Change.org campaigns that put Juror B37‘s book deal to a screeching halt is New York-bred Genie Lauren. Twitter and…

In the days since the George Zimmerman verdict, I’ve heard questions like: What should I tell my sons? What if Trayvon Martin was white? What…