Geraldo Rivera Apologizes For Trayvon ‘Hoodie’ Comments

Written by Associated Press on March 27, 2012 8:01 pm NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel commentator Geraldo Rivera said Tuesday that he’s sorry for suggesting that a hoodie worn by unarmed Florida teenager Trayvon Martin was as much responsible for his death as the neighborhood watch captain who shot him. Rivera said aContinue reading “Geraldo Rivera Apologizes For Trayvon ‘Hoodie’ Comments”

Sinead O’Connor Demands Justice For Trayvon Martin In Open Letter

Sinead O’Connor posted an open letter on her website, expressing her strong feelings about the case of Trayvon Martin, the Florida teen shot and killed in February by a neighborhood watch volunteer. In the lengthy post, the outspoken Irish singer/songwriter is outraged that George Zimmerman, who claims he shot Martin in self-defense, has not beenContinue reading “Sinead O’Connor Demands Justice For Trayvon Martin In Open Letter”

Joe Oliver: I’m Black And Zimmerman Is Not Racist (VIDEO)

Joe Oliver, long-time friend of George Zimmerman, 28, the neighborhood watch captain who killed 17-year old Trayvon Martin in a vigilante-style execution because he looked suspicious Walking While Black, wants everyone to know that his friend “George” is not racist and that he cried his eyes out after murdering Trayvon in cold-blood, reports the ChicagoContinue reading “Joe Oliver: I’m Black And Zimmerman Is Not Racist (VIDEO)”

Friends fear for safety of man who shot Florida teen

SANFORD, Florida (Reuters) – Friends and supporters spoke out on Sunday on behalf of the neighborhood watch volunteer who shot and killed an unarmed teenager in Florida, saying he fears for his safety after receiving death threats. George Zimmerman, who has claimed he shot Trayvon Martin on February 26 in self-defense, is staying at anContinue reading “Friends fear for safety of man who shot Florida teen”

In Arlington, Jeb Bush says ‘stand your ground’ invalid in Trayvon Martin case

By GROMER JEFFERS JR. GROMER JEFFERS JR. The Dallas Morning News Staff Writer Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bushsaid Friday that the “stand your ground” self-defense law he signed while in office should not apply to the case of a teenager who was killed by a neighborhood watch volunteer in his home state. “This lawContinue reading “In Arlington, Jeb Bush says ‘stand your ground’ invalid in Trayvon Martin case”

Obama’s powerful words about Trayvon Martin

By Jonathan Capehart When President Obama waded into the messy arrest of renowned African American scholar Henry Louis Gates in his own home in 2009, the depth of the trouble he got into went right up to his neck as he slammed the police involved. “Cambridge police acted stupidly in arresting somebody when there wasContinue reading “Obama’s powerful words about Trayvon Martin”

Where Have All the Black Men Gone?

Michelle Alexander Author of “The New Jim Crow,” Race-Talk contributor A recurring question has surfaced in mainstream and ethnic media for more than a decade. The phrasing of the question differs depending on who’s asking the question and why, but the question tends to boil down to this: Where have all the black men gone?Continue reading “Where Have All the Black Men Gone?”