Tag Archives: Trayvon

‘Why?’ Mother of Trayvon Martin to testify at Senate ‘Stand Your Ground’ hearing

Before his trial began, George Zimmerman waived his right to a “stand your ground” immunity hearing. Eventually, Zimmerman’s acquittal was based on pure self-defense, which is why many are having trouble figuring out why the mother of Trayvon Martin has been asked to testify before the Senate at a hearing examining “Stand Your Ground” laws:

‘Dishonoring the dream’: T-shirts equating Trayvon Martin and MLK for sale in DC [pic]

Martin Luther King Jr. and Trayvon Martin together on a t-shirt? Sadly, yes. And not even pictured separately on the same shirt, but morphed together as the same person:

Beyond ludicrous:

‘Justice for Trayvon’: Protests Draw Crowds in NYC, LA, Other American Cities

Rapper Jay Z and his wife, R&B singer Beyonce, joined the Rev. Al Sharpton and Trayvon Martin’s mother at a Saturday rally for Martin in Harlem, N.Y.—one of at least 100 protest gatherings scheduled to take place across America.

Justice for Trayvon: Protests Draw Crowds in NYC, LA, Other American Cities

Trayvon Martin’s mother Sybrina Fulton speaks at a podium as his brother Jahvaris Fulton (L) and Rev. Al Sharpton attend a rally honoring Martin organized by the National Action Network outside One Police Plaza in Manhattan on July 20, 2013 in New York City. (Credit: Getty Images)

Did Trayvon Fear Zimmerman Was Gay ‘Rapist’? Rush Limbaugh Breaks Down Rachel Jeantel’s Revealing CNN Interview

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh said he was sure that everyone would be talking about Zimmerman trial witness Rachel Jeantel’s comments on CNN about her fear that George Zimmerman may have been a “rapist.” However, he was surprised to find out that no one was talking about it on Tuesday.

But they are now.

Rachel Jeantel Says She and Trayvon Martin Feared Zimmerman Was a Gay Rapist

SANFORD, FL – JUNE 26: Witness Rachel Jeantel gives her testimony to the defense during George Zimmerman’s trial in Seminole circuit court June 26, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. Credit: Getty Images

Group of Black Youths Reportedly Beat Hispanic Man While Yelling, ‘This Is for Trayvon’

Police in Baltimore say they are investigating the claims of a witness who apparently saw a group of black youths beat a Hispanic man while screaming, “This is for Trayvon.” The incident reportedly occurred on Sunday.

Real estate agent Christina Dudley posted her account of the incident on Facebook, prompting Baltimore police to investigate whether George Zimmerman’s acquittal played a role in the attack. Sgt. Eric Kowalczyk, a police spokesman, declined to go into further detail.

Trayvon Martin Luther King Jr. makes brief appearance on Capitol Hill

Marsha Fudge

Rep. Marcia Fudge, D-Ohio, left that ridiculous image up for 9 minutes before deleting it.

She’s on quite a roll today.

(Via Politwoops.)


Rep. Marcia Fudge: ‘Zimmerman was found not guilty, he was not found innocent’

Ludicrous: Van Jones posts image of Martin Luther King Jr. in a hoodie; Updated

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Lib journalists shower praise on absurd Trayvon Martin cartoon

Never allow a crisis to go to waste. What else could explain MSM journalists’ love for this nauseating cartoon by Lalo Alcaraz?

Adrian Carrasquillo writes for Buzzfeed, while David Beard manages digital content for the Washington Post.

Politico reporter Juana Summers was similarly moved:

Cory Booker: Trayvon Martin was killed because he was walking in his neighborhood

Wait. What?