Tag Archives: Trayvon
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:
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:
you're actually dishonoring mlk's dream by wearing a trayvon shirt to this memorial—
disco fries (@jbiebstampon) August 28, 2013
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.
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.
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.
Rep. Marcia Fudge, D-Ohio, left that ridiculous image up for 9 minutes before deleting it.
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: