| Apr 13, 2012
| 10:44 AM
A man in Overland Park, Kansas, has applied to trademark the phrase that President Obama uttered last month: "If I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon."
According to Trademarkia.com, Martin Joseph Markley applied for the trademark on March 27. He filed the...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 9:20 AM
For those who missed it, the National Rifle Association's top executive got worked up into a full lather at the group's annual conference this weekend in St. Louis. Wayne LaPierre's ire was aimed at the "sensational" coverage of the Trayvon Martin killing...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 5:05 PM
Attorneys for two Jewish brothers, who are accused of beating a black teen while patrolling their Northwest Baltimore neighborhood, argued Monday that their trial should be delayed or transferred because African-American leaders and the news media have...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 4:14 AM
With Trayvon Martin a household name, two brothers accused of beating a black teen during a citizen's patrol now want their trial delayed or moved. The Sun's Tricia Bishop reports today on efforts to distance the case in Baltimore with the one in Florida....
| Apr 24, 2012
| 3:08 PM
Allegations that a pair of brothers assaulted a 15-year-old boy in Park Heights 18 months ago sparked outrage among many in Baltimore, and no wonder. The incident involved a testy combination of race and religion — one of the brothers was part of an...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 6:03 AM
It is all too common in city courts to see witnesses reluctant to testify, even under threat of imprisonment, or developing amnesia over what had happened in front of them.
But this week, it was not a bystander but the alleged victim himself who...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 11:07 AM
Everywhere members of the Towson Area Citizens on Patrol went on Friday night, they made a difference.
If nothing else, the spinning orange light on top of their vehicle caused the throngs of college students who were walking to their next stop on Friday...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:30 AM
You've probably never heard of Claudette Colvin. And yet, had history twisted in a slightly different direction, she might loom as large in American memory as Rosa Parks does now while Parks herself would be a little-remembered seamstress.
| Aug 25, 2014
| 2:41 PM
If you were able to watch the memorial Monday for Michael Brown, the unarmed young black man slain by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., you would have seen the Rev. Al Sharpton at his very best.
Sharpton was the final speaker at the service in...
| Aug 25, 2014
The heartfelt letter Sybrina Fulton penned to Michael Brown's family reminds us that Brown was a human being whose life mattered.
That sentiment seems to be missing from the cacophony of voices weighing in on the latest cop killing of a young black man...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 9:52 PM
Hundreds gathered at a downtown park Sunday for an annual "Peace Fest" attended by relatives of three young black men killed in controversial shootings: Trayvon Martin of Florida, Oscar Grant of California and Michael Brown, 18, shot two weeks ago in...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 4:28 PM
As the world has watched violent protests in Ferguson, Mo. after a police officer fatally shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown, the parents of Trayvon Martin will join Brown's family at a peace rally this weekend.
Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, the...