Tag Archives: George Zimmerman

Having a friend of a different race

By Clarence Page Nonwhite Americans are much more likely than white Americans to have a friend of a different race, a new poll finds. The poll released by Reuters/Ipsos on Thursday found that about 40 percent of white Americans say they … Continue reading

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Many Americans have no friends of another race: poll

By Lindsay Dunsmuir About 40 percent of white Americans and about 25 percent of non-white Americans are surrounded exclusively by friends of their own race, according to an ongoing Reuters/Ipsos poll. The figures highlight how segregated the United States remains in … Continue reading

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George Zimmerman and Infamy: What Can He Do Now?

By Danielle C. Belton Last week George Zimmerman — found innocent of murder, but still the killer of teen Trayvon Martin — was pulled over by a police officer in Forney, Texas, east of Dallas. Nothing happened. In fact, the only … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Lawyers Say Florida’s Law Enforcement Threw Away George Zimmerman’s Case

By Steven Rosenfeld Florida law enforcement, from the local police to the special prosecutor overseeing the Trayvon Martin case, did not want to see George Zimmerman convicted of murder and deliberately threw away the case, allowing their prosecution to crumble. … Continue reading

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George Zimmerman’s Biggest Defender: A Racist With a Criminal Past

By Mariah Blake In April 2012, two days before George Zimmerman was arrested for the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, he huddled with a fellow neighborhood watch volunteer, Frank Taaffe. According to Taaffe, who disclosed the meeting on Fox … Continue reading

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Angela Corey faces $5 mil whistleblower lawsuit

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The Monsterization of Trayvon Martin

By Patricia J. Williams There was a small, crystalline window of time, as I sat waiting for the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial, when it felt as though we were perched between two worlds of possibility. As I watched the … Continue reading

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Florida Will Hold Hearings On ‘Stand Your Ground’ This Fall

By Jeff Spross Will Weatherford, the Republican speaker of Florida’s House of Representatives, revealed on Friday that the state’s legislature will hold hearings on its infamous “Stand Your Ground” laws sometime this fall. While the announcement came buried in one … Continue reading

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Why White People Don’t See Racism

By Keith Boykin Next week I will participate in a racial discrimination hearing against a Manhattan night club that frisked and searched me when I attended on a “Black night” but does not search patrons on mostly white nights. Last … Continue reading

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What polling on the Zimmerman verdict tells us: use your vote

By Harry J. Enten Why vote? It’s a question often asked. Even for an election junkie, it can sometimes be difficult to know if it will really make a policy difference if we vote. Yet, the George Zimmerman trial and … Continue reading

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