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Trayvon Martin

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  • Whiter than white

    A CAUTION TO READERS: Objectionable language is discussed in this post. Those of you with delicate sensibilities may wish to give it a pass.  One of the linguistic aspects of the George Zimmerman trial is the dispute over the meaning of the word...
  • Walters Art Museum showcases 2013 Sondheim Artscape Prize finalists

    Walters Art Museum showcases 2013 Sondheim Artscape Prize finalists
    Each summer, you can count on an engaging exhibit of finalists vying for the $25,000 Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. The 2013 showcase of Maryland, Virginia and Washington artists is particularly impressive, offering a mix of photographic...
  • Baltimore photographers drop Instagram amid concerns that photos could appear in ads

    Baltimore photographers drop Instagram amid concerns that photos could appear in ads
    While many average users of Instagram are taking a wait-and-see approach after widespread complaints about its new privacy policy, a few Baltimore photographers are already pulling the plug on the popular photo-sharing service.  The changes go into...
  • McDonough to propose 'stand your ground' law for Maryland

    McDonough to propose 'stand your ground' law for Maryland
    A Baltimore County lawmaker said Thursday that he plans to introduce legislation in the General Assembly that would bring to Maryland the “stand your ground” legal doctrine that became a central part of the debate over Florida’s...
  • Batts, ministers call for peaceful reaction to Zimmerman verdict

    Batts, ministers call for peaceful reaction to Zimmerman verdict
    Baltimore's police commissioner and several African-American religious leaders joined together Saturday night to urge residents to express their reaction peacefully after a Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the death of Trayvon Martin....
  • Things to know for Monday

    Things to know for Monday
    Netflix, riding high on the critical success of their show "Orange is the New Black," seems likely to order more episodes of "Arrested Development." Meanwhile, protesters have targeted both the Zimmerman verdict and the virtual slave labor of the for-...
  • Zimmerman verdict sends media on a Saturday night live scramble

    Zimmerman verdict sends media on a Saturday night live scramble
    The verdict finding George Zimmerman not guilty in the death of Trayvon Martin was announced at 10 p.m. (ET) Saturday, and it was a network news operation, ABC, not any of the all-news cable channels, that had the best initial TV coverage. By...
  • Batts, ministers call for peaceful reaction to verdict

    Baltimore's police commissioner and several African-American religious leaders joined together Saturday night to urge residents to express their reaction peacefully after a Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the death of Trayvon Martin....
  • No justice for Trayvon Martin

    No justice for Trayvon Martin
    The trial of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of unarmed Florida teen Trayvon Martin failed in every way. It failed to bring forth anything resembling objective truth about what happened the night Mr. Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer,...
  • Respect the Zimmerman jury's verdict, it did the best it could given the evidence and the law

    Respect the Zimmerman jury's verdict, it did the best it could given the evidence and the law
    Am I to believe that the jury and the judicial system themselves are now under indictment following the verdict in the George Zimmerman case ("Martin verdict fires debate," July 15)? A jury has to navigate the difficult waters between what the law and...
  • Zimmerman trial: 'When terrible things happen, we look for someone to blame'

    Zimmerman trial: 'When terrible things happen, we look for someone to blame'
    When terrible things happen we look for someone to blame and we become angry when we feel that no one pays a price; in doing so we temporarily forget that revenge is not the answer to tragedy ("Martin verdict fires debate," July 15). Trayvon Martin's...
  • Justice has been served in the Zimmerman case

    Justice has been served in the Zimmerman case
    Great conclusion here: Justice has been served and George Zimmerman was found not guilty ("Martin verdict fires debate," July 15). The jury was 100 percent correct in its decision and followed the letter of the law. This should have never come to a...