George Zimmerman

NAACP president Benjamin Jealous issued a statement following the George Zimmerman verdict calling for the Department of Justice to file civil rights charges against George…

Trayvon Martin’s family was not in the courtroom when the verdict was read on Saturday evening. Following the verdict, Tracy Martin took to Twitter saying that he was heartbroken by the verdict.

George Zimmerman was acquitted of all charges in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. After more than 16 hours of deliberation in two days, the jury issued a verdict of not guilty. Martin’s family was not in the courtroom when the verdict was read. During deliberations, the jury asked for clarification about the manslaughter charge […]

George Zimmerman was found not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin on June 13, 2013. The verdict finally gives closure to a high-profile…

George Zimmerman was found not guilty of all charges in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. After more than 16 hours of deliberation in two…

It will soon be determined the innocence or guilt of George Zimmerman. For the last year, the family, friends and supporters of Trayvon Martin have…

Florida — Potential jurors met George Zimmerman on Monday before filling out questionnaires for the lawyers picking a panel that will decide if he’s guilty of second-degree murder in the death of Trayvon Martin. Prosecutors and defense attorneys are looking for six jurors and some alternates, a process expected to take roughly two weeks. Five […]

The date has been set and George Zimmerman will go to trial on June 10, 2013, for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. The trial date was set Wednesday during a docket sounding with Judge Debra Nelson and only lasted about 10 minutes. Zimmerman was not present, but his lawyer said he and his wife […]

Rev. Al Sharpton will take up the fight against New York City’s controversial stop-and-frisk policy with a Father’s Day march down a major Manhattan street. On Tuesday, Sharpton announced plans for the march in a press conference with elected officials and other community activists, the New York Daily News reports.  “We are not against fighting […]

With the Rev. Al Sharpton leading the way, celebrities, civil rights activists and relatives of Trayvon Martin got together at a church in Los Angeles, Calif., recently to mark the two-month anniversary of the Florida black teen’s killing by a neighborhood watch volunteer. “There are Trayvons all over this country,” The Associated Press quoted the Rev. […]

It appears George Zimmerman has done anything right from the beginning of the Trayvon Martin case until now. Today, new reports have surfaced about an alleged ‘oversight’ in the bond process. The neighborhood watch volunteer did not disclose that a website had raised more than $200,000 for his defense, even though his family told the […]

Sandford, Florida police chief Bill Lee stepped down temporarily on March 22 amid allegations that he didn’t handle the Trayvon Martin case fairly by not arresting George Zimmerman following the shooting on February 26. The state’s commissioner voted 3-2 to reject Lee’s resignation. According to the Associated Press, “the majority blamed the uproar surrounding Martin’s death […]