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Trayvon Martin

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  • Trayvon Martin depicted in Baltimore street art series

    Trayvon Martin depicted in Baltimore street art series
    Oversized illustrations of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin have begun to spring up on abandoned buildings throughout Baltimore, the work of a street artist protesting the death of the 17-year-old at the hands of a neighborhood watch volunteer. An image...
  • Sarah Palin, doctored Trayvon Martin tape: Shame on NBC News

    Sarah Palin, doctored Trayvon Martin tape: Shame on NBC News
    Does anyone in charge at NBC News have any sense of journalistic standards? How about any sense of shame? I have been banging away at NBC News since at least the days of the suck-up White House interview the network's bowing anchorman, Brian Williams,...
  • Arrest George Zimmerman and let a jury decide

    Trayvon Martin was shot to death for walking through a white neighborhood with a hoodie on. The white man who shot him claimed it was self-defense even though the boy was not armed and not even within arms distance of the man. George Zimmerman should be...
  • Internet shock video helps Baltimore police find victim, possible suspect

    Internet shock video helps Baltimore police find victim, possible suspect
    At first, the video of a man being beaten and stripped in downtown Baltimore appeared to be just another tantalizing shock clip for the Internet. But in recent days, thanks to social media users as far away as California, it could prove instrumental in...
  • Prayer vigil for Trayvon Martin to be held in Columbia

    A prayer vigil for Trayvon Martin will be held Monday in Columbia, where a county group and a local church are hoping to stand in symbolic solidarity following the shooting death of the Florida 17-year-old. "The kids in the community are very concerned...
  • WHAT JUST HAPPENED

    Quote: "My biggest prayer is to make [dropping to one knee in prayer] cool again. For a high school kid to get on a knee and pray and [show] it's not something that's unique or different and that it's okay to be outspoken about your faith." New York...
  • Commentary: Four men in Florida stand their ground and two of them wind up dead

    You miss so much when you're dead. When you are 17 and your life is snuffed out in an instant, it means you will never go to your high school prom or see your girlfriend again or graduate or go to college. It means you will never kiss your mother good...
  • Baltimore efforts under way to rally support for Trayvon Martin

    As the nation watches the fallout from the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old unarmed Florida teen, many Baltimoreans are voicing concern. Among those intervening locally is Jamal Bryant, pastor of the Empowerment Temple, a large church in...
  • More than 400 attend Columbia vigil for Trayvon Martin

    More than 400 attend Columbia vigil for Trayvon Martin
    Their message was in their medium. They gathered in a large group, clad in hoodies, standing in solidarity, dressed like the fallen teen. In a town founded on and lauded for its diversity, they spoke of how what happened to Trayvon Martin in Sanford,...
  • Trayvon Martin case: Florida's license to kill

    Nearly a month after an unarmed black teenager was shot to death by a neighborhood watch captain, police in Sanford, Fla., have yet to make an arrest. Seventeen-year-old Trayvon Martin was returning from a convenience store near the house of his father'...
  • Dan Savage's MTV sex advice show pushes conservatives' crazy button

    Dan Savage's MTV sex advice show pushes conservatives' crazy button
    In reviewing "Savage U,"  MTV's  sex advice show featuring Dan Savage, I predicted that it was going to be a culture-wars lightning rod at some point. The show debuted with an episode set at the University of Maryland April 3. Well, it didn't take long....
  • Bealefeld: Downtown beating not a hate crime

    Baltimore's top cop warned Tuesday against "race-baiting" amid rising tensions across the nation, citing the Trayvon Martin case and cautioning that a video generating outrage on the Internet of a tourist being beaten and stripped in downtown Baltimore...