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  • Social media with a message

    ATLANTA In the newfound arena of social media as activism, few hashtags have generated as much buzz as "IfTheyGunnedMeDown," which has been circulating around Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Still, the trending hashtag was several hours old before...
  • Democratic candidates for attorney general differ in style, agree on issues

    Democratic candidates for attorney general differ in style, agree on issues
    George Sheldon and Perry Thurston are so civil toward one another — publicly, at least — that they embraced after pitching themselves in back-to-back appearances before a group of Democratic activists in Plantation. The two Democrats are...
  • Trayvon Martin Foundation opens new office

    Trayvon Martin Foundation opens new office
    Florida Memorial University in Miami Gardens is the new home for the Trayvon Martin Foundation. The historically black university hosted a ceremony Thursday that included about 100 people, including local politicians, state representatives and Trayvon's...
  • George Zimmerman spotted in truck outside DeLand gun store

    George Zimmerman spotted in truck outside DeLand gun store
    A DeLand police officer saw a dark truck parked behind a gun store that had recently been burglarized. Inside the vehicle was former Neighborhood Watch Volunteer George Zimmerman and his dog. Zimmerman is a friend of the owner, he told the officer,...
  • What Obama's My Brother's Keeper initiative means for black America

    What Obama's My Brother's Keeper initiative means for black America
    A great paradox of Obama’s America is that racism has been so thoroughly condemned that it only rarely receives public attention. To some extent, the election of a black president relaxed what remained of our national focus on race matters, it...
  • George Zimmerman loses libel lawsuit against NBC

    George Zimmerman loses libel lawsuit against NBC
    A Florida judge Monday ruled against a libel lawsuit brought by George Zimmerman against NBC Universal, saying the network did not maliciously seek to portray him as a racist when it edited a phone call he made to police before shooting an unarmed black...
  • Florida judge dismisses defamation suit brought by George Zimmerman

    Florida judge dismisses defamation suit brought by George Zimmerman
      A Florida judge has ruled in favor of NBC Universal and has thrown out a defamation suit brought by George Zimmerman, acquitted of second-degree murder in the death of an unarmed black teenager, Trayvon Martin. In a ruling released on Monday,...
  • George Zimmerman Libel Suit Against NBC Dismissed

    A Florida judge has ruled in favor of NBC and dismissed George Zimmerman's defamation lawsuit in connection with the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman had filed the suit in December, 2012, for damages from NBC for allegedly...
  • Rachel Jeantel turns her life around, ABC reports

    Rachel Jeantel turns her life around, ABC reports
    ABC's "This Week With George Stephanopoulos" has shared a hopeful update on Rachel Jeantel, Trayvon Martin's good friend. "Now she has turned her life around, thanks to hard work and some Good Samaritans," Stephanopoulos said in introducing the story...
  • Broward's Perry Thurston on MSNBC to discuss one-year anniversary of Trayvon Martin verdict

    Broward's Perry Thurston on MSNBC to discuss one-year anniversary of Trayvon Martin verdict
    Perry Thurston put in an appearance on the Rev. Al Sharpton's MSNBC show on Friday to discuss the one-year anniversary of the verdict in the George Zimmerman-Trayvon Martin case. Thurston, a Broward state representative and criminal defense lawyer, is a...
  • George Zimmerman divorce records: I've got no home, no job and spend $100 a month on vacations

    George Zimmerman divorce records: I've got no home, no job and spend $100 a month on vacations
    SANFORD - George Zimmerman has no job, no home, no income but spends $100 a month on vacations and $200 a month on psychological counseling, according to a financial affidavit he recently filed in his divorce case. Zimmerman, 30, is the former...
  • Zimmerman to judge: Don't kill my libel suit against NBC

    Zimmerman to judge: Don't kill my libel suit against NBC
    SANFORD – In his attempt to win a libel suit against NBC Universal Media, George Zimmerman's civil attorney wants records about the Rev. Al Sharpton, according to new court pleadings. Same for Angela Corey. Zimmerman is the former Neighborhood...