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George Zimmerman

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  • Chan Lowe: The Zimmerman/DMX boxing match

    Chan Lowe: The Zimmerman/DMX boxing match
    I stumbled across a couple of notable stories on my newspaper’s website today. Both were disturbing. The first bore the headline, “Naked, face-biting attacker shot by deputies, PBSO (Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office) says.” It had...
  • Atty. Gen. Eric Holder slams 'stand your ground' laws

    Atty. Gen. Eric Holder slams 'stand your ground' laws
    WASHINGTON — Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr., speaking about the George Zimmerman acquittal at the NAACP annual convention in Orlando, Fla., urged that laws like Florida’s “stand your ground” statute allowing people to use licensed...
  • Obama reflects on race, says 'Trayvon Martin could have been me'

    WASHINGTON – “Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago,” President Obama said Friday, discussing the death of a black teenager and the acquittal of his shooter as he offered some of his most personal and extensive remarks on race...
  • How to honor Trayvon Martin

    In the wake of the George Zimmerman verdict, which acquitted him in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, activists took to the streets across the nation to stand up for civil rights. For many, this was a black-and-white case. A neighborhood patrolman was...
  • There's no reason, or excuse, for blackface Halloween costumes

    There's no reason, or excuse, for blackface Halloween costumes
    Every Halloween, people take the opportunity to step out of their lives and into a playful realm where they can dress up as anything they can imagine: make-believe for adults. Halloween is the one time of year largely free from judgment. Women can go as a...
  • 'N-word' -- however you say it -- is vile, and a N.Y. jury agrees

    After George Zimmerman’s acquittal on the charge of murdering Trayvon Martin, CNN’s Piers Morgan asked Rachel Jeantel, Martin’s friend, about something she had said on the witness stand. Jeantel had testified that Martin had told her...
  • Quiz: Test your knowledge of 2013's national news

    In 2013, our hearts were warmed by individual stories of compassion, but tragic, landmark events cast their shadows. The Boston Marathon bombing riveted the nation. Three people were killed, and more than 260 were wounded. Shootings in Colorado,...
  • Disadvantage magnifies foes, shrinks self-image, study suggests

    Disadvantage magnifies foes, shrinks self-image, study suggests
    An adversary looms larger and stronger if you’re incapacitated or off-balance, according to a study by UCLA anthropologists that places the classic “fight, flight or parley” question in an evolutionary context. The study, part of a...
  • Facing talk of Trayvon Martin and race, Obama walks a fine line

    The case of Trayvon Martin presents a minefield to a president who has long moved carefully on racial matters, underscoring the unique hazard — and opportunity — President Obama faces whenever the discussion of skin color moves front and...
  • Holder, Carney offer thoughts, but no specifics, on Zimmerman case

    WASHINGTON -- White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said Monday that the White House will not play a role in any decision by the Justice Department on whether to file further charges against George Zimmerman, who was found not guilty by a Florida jury...
  • Rolling Stone nails it with its Dzhokhar Tsarnaev cover

    Rolling Stone nails it with its Dzhokhar Tsarnaev cover
    Apparently, things are worse than we thought: We have run out of rock ’n’ roll musicians. How else to explain the latest cover of Rolling Stone, which features not the Rolling Stones -- or even Captain Hook -- but accused Boston Marathon...
  • On race, President Obama can unite us

    Critics were quick to call President Obama a “race-baiter” after he addressed the nation Friday about Trayvon Martin’s killing and what it’s like for young black males in this country who, he said, “are painted with a broad...