In a repeat of the Trayvon Martin killing a white neighborhood watch gunman may face death for murdering an unarmed African American.
“My name is George Zimmerman, you know, that guy who killed Trayvon Martin?”
According to Lake Mary Police Chief Steve Bracknell, George Zimmerman was injured in a shooting incident around 12:45 PM on Monday.
During an interview with Politico on Friday, Holder said he plans to push for a new standard of proof in civil rights offenses.
George Zimmerman has a history of violent behavior. Eventually he will run out of excuses and end up doing significant time behind bars.
According to Judson Phillips, because a black youth shot at a police officer, and the black youth killed, #whitelivesmatter
America is not a civilized society and the concept of equality for all its citizens is exactly that; a concept. In fact, what America really has always been is a nation founded on the principles of apartheid, or the policy of racial segregation and political and economic discrimination against non-whites.
Conservatives, and primarily Republicans, have noticed their racist tendencies are attracting a bit too much attention and for the second time in a month are attempting to distract Americans with accusations that President Obama is a racist who hates and is waging a war on white people.
After a thorough examination of America's pathetic record of disparate treatment of minorities, a United Nations watchdog reported what people of color, particularly African Americans, have known first hand and all too well for decades. "Racial and ethnic discrimination remains a serious and persistent problem in all areas of life from de facto school segregation, access to health care, and housing."
On a day when the Supreme Court of the United States turned back the clock and issued regressive decisions that will greatly harm women and public sector unions, at least one court case offered a glimmer of hope that the US court system isn't irretrievably broken.
Although it is tragic that racial animus is not a prosecutable crime, there are instances when the result of racism can be prosecuted. Yesterday a Florida jury convicted a man for expressing racial animus with a firearm.
The story is not new, just the trial. The deadly event occurred on Black Friday (the day after Thanksgiving), 2012. The defense is on sharp alert as jury selection opens in Jacksonville.
Former Azusa High School football standout Kendrec McDade was shot and killed by Pasadena Police Department Officers Matthew Griffin and Jeffrey Newlen on March 24, 2012.
A new White House petition is requesting prosecution of George Zimmerman for depriving Trayvon Martin of his constitutional rights of life and liberty.
For the past two-and-a-half years since Republicans took power in states and Congress, there has been a sustained assault on people of color to deprive them of their constitutional rights.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) admitted he hadn't watched Obama's remarks about Trayvon Martin and Stand Your Ground laws, but complained that Obama was going after white folks' guns again.
But it won't be an angry mob with a rope coming for George Zimmerman. Justice for Trayvon will be coming from the Justice Department.
Zimmerman juror B37 issued a statement to CNN calling for new laws that will enable juries to convict shooters like George Zimmerman.
Four of the other Zimmerman jurors responded one juror's interview with CNN statement with a statement in which they distanced themselves from Juror B 37.
It is time for Americans to call out white supremacy and racism in all its forms regardless the certain attacks by Republican Party faithful screaming those identifying dog-whistle racism are racists