Posts tagged "trayvon martin"

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George Zimmerman Calls Trayvon Martin Shooting Divine Order

Three years after the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman is professing the death of Trayvon Matin was God's plan and is pointing the…

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Melissa Harris-Perry Hopes Trayvon Martin Put Up A Good Fight In His Last Moments

Although Trayvon Martin ultimately lost his life, Melissa Harris-Perry hopes he "whooped the sh*t out of Zimmerman."…

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VIBE Race Project: The Unsung Black Women Of Police Brutality

Zora Neale Hurston said black women are the mules of the world and some eighty years later, her words unfortunately still ring true. In one…

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Artist Michael D’Antuono Depicts ‘The Talk’ Black Parents Have With Their Son About Police

Black mothers and fathers across the country at some point have had to have "the talk" with their sons, to teach them how to act…

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Are We Surprised? George Zimmerman Arrested for Domestic Violence

This guy can't seem to keep his name out of the headlines. Via TMZ, George Zimmerman was arrested and given a $5,000 bond on Friday…

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Tens Of Thousands Flock To D.C. And New York To Protest Police Brutality

Today (Dec. 13) marked the gathering of the largest protests since the recent wave of demonstrations sparked by the deaths of Mike Brown, Eric Garner…

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Mothers Of Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice And Mike Brown Talk Race And Human Rights With Anderson Cooper (Video)

The mothers of Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice and Mike Brown all sat down on CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360 last night (Dec. 12)…

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Violinist Damien Escobar Pays Tribute To Mike Brown With ‘We Shall Overcome’

As America comes to grips with the Ferguson grand jury’s decision not to indicte officer Darren Wilson, protesters around the nation are taking to the…

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Former George Zimmerman Supporter Says Trayvon Martin Was Profiled Due To Race

Former George Zimmerman supporter Frank Taaffe testified before a Grand Jury Wednesday (Nov. 12) to disclose a racially charged conversation he had with a…

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9th Wonder Details Police Run-In While En Route From A3C Music Festival

A routine police stop for a black man in America can be anything but routine, even if your super-producer 9th Wonder.

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Tracy Martin Speaks On Death Of Mike Brown

As protests continue in the wake of the shooting death of unarmed teenager Mike Brown, Tracy Martin, Trayvon Martin's father, spoke with CNN and hi…

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Trayvon Martin’s Father Offers Advice To Michael Brown’s Family

If there's one person who can sympathize with Michael Brown's family, it's Trayvo…

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Trayvon Martin’s Father Offers Advice To Michael Brown’s Family

If there’s one person who can sympathize with Michael Brown’s family, it’s Trayvon Martin’s father, Tracy. As the country continues to wrestle with racial tensio…

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Ferguson Under Siege: Why Michael Brown’s Murder And Nationwide Police Brutality Is The Tipping Point For Revolution

Michael Brown. The “gentle giant,” as his family affectionately called him. He’d never been in a fight in his entire life. Being big and…

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Theodore Wafer Found Guilty In The Death Of Renisha McBride

A story that mimicked the tragic death of Trayvon Martin, where…

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Watch: Kobe Bryant Speaks At Trayvon Martin Rally In Los Angeles

On the one-year anniversary of George Zimmerman’s acquittal of the murder of Trayvon Martin, Kobe Bryant served as the guest speaker at a rally i…

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June 9: Vixen’s Pop Culture Week in Review Matrix

  From six-figure child support payments and Instagram roasts to graduating and snagging huge honors, Vixen revisits the week’s most eyebrow-raising talking points. 1. Twitter…

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Mark Cuban Apologizes To Trayvon Martin’s Family For Poorly Worded Prejudice Remarks

Move over Donald Sterling, you have someone to share the hot seat with. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban delivered some remarks in a videotaped…

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Listen: Afeni Shakur Consoles Sybrina Fulton At Trayvon Martin Foundation Retreat

Afeni Shakur delivered the good word to Sybrina Fulton—mother of slain teen Trayvon Martin—and other moms who've lost children to violence on Saturday (May 17),…
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