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Trayvon Martin

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  • Neither George Zimmerman nor Trayvon Martin was innocent

    Neither George Zimmerman nor Trayvon Martin was innocent
    Anyone insisting that either George Zimmerman or Trayvon Martin is innocent is wrong ("Martin verdict stirs debate," July 15). Let's start with Mr. Zimmerman carrying a gun. Just because you have a license to carry doesn't mean you should, because you...
  • LGBT groups say 'Trayvon Martin deserves justice'

    LGBT groups say 'Trayvon Martin deserves justice'
    Days after a jury acquitted George Zimmerman of second-degree murder and manslaughter in the shooting of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, a coalition of LGBT rights groups has issued an open letter declaring "solidarity" with Martin's family and friends....
  • A river of tears for all the Trayvons

    A river of tears for all the Trayvons
    The day after the George Zimmerman verdict, I hadn't cried for Trayvon Martin yet. I was still stunned, kind of punch drunk from injustice. I walked into Starbucks after hearing about the demonstrations and passionate protests on Trayvon's behalf, and...
  • Put yourself in Trayvon Martin's shoes ... if you dare [Commentary]

    Put yourself in Trayvon Martin's shoes ... if you dare [Commentary]
    I would like every adult reader out there who is old enough to have a 17-year-old boy imagine him walking in the dark on the way to your house, after going to the grocery store. Or to the snack shop at the nearby gas station. Or returning home after...
  • Trayvon Martin a 'symbol' of issues facing blacks in Baltimore, protesters say

    Trayvon Martin a 'symbol' of issues facing blacks in Baltimore, protesters say
    Hundreds of protesters marched through downtown Baltimore on Monday evening to express outrage over the Trayvon Martin case but also to use the teen as a symbol of systemic issues facing the black community in the city and around the country. Several...
  • Racial questions linger with Martin verdict

    Racial questions linger with Martin verdict
    It's very true that a gun-carrying white man profiled a young black man and the end result is the young black man is dead ("No justice," July 16). The criminal case is over and the federal civil rights case is on the way. We should all ask, what if?...
  • Holder should focus on the guilty, not George Zimmerman

    Holder should focus on the guilty, not George Zimmerman
    A jury in Florida has found George Zimmerman not guilty of second-degree murder or manslaughter in the death of Trayvon Martin ("Martin verdict protests continue," July 16). Rather than have Attorney General Eric Holder's office pursue charges against...
  • George Zimmerman and O.J. Simpson compared

    Whether you agree or disagree with the verdict in the Zimmerman trial, a jury has spoken unanimously: There was not enough evidence to convict Mr. Zimmerman beyond a reasonable doubt ("Martin verdict fires debate," July 15). The family of Trayvon Martin...
  • 911 caller says youths attacked man 'because he's Mexican'

    911 caller says youths attacked man 'because he's Mexican'
    A Hispanic man who says he was beaten by a group of teens in Patterson Park over the weekend remembers few details of what happened as police continue to investigate whether he was targeted because of his ethnicity after the not-guilty verdict in the...
  • Where's the outrage for all those killed since Trayvon Martin's death?

    I'm not surprised at all by the demonstrations following the not guilty verdict in the Zimmerman trial (""Martin verdict protests continue," July 16). The media and U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric Holder's Department of Justice saw to that. What I don't understand...
  • Celebrating Mandela's 95th

    Celebrating Mandela's 95th
    With songs, stirring words and a cake, a group of Baltimoreans joined the worldwide party to celebrate Nelson Mandela's 95th birthday, an occasion made even happier by news that the health of the hospitalized former South African president was improving....
  • The gun that killed Trayvon Martin saved George Zimmerman's life

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was recently quoted as saying that "Trayvon Martin died because George Zimmerman had a concealed weapon. Period" ("Baltimore mayor: Rep. Harris' Trayvon Martin comments are 'dismissive, callous, outof touch,'" July 17). As...