Tag Archives: Trayvon Martin Shooting

President Obama: “Trayvon Martin Could Have Been Me”

These comments were made in the briefing room without a teleprompter. A heart-felt delivery that bookends the President’s Philadelphia race speech during his first campaign for President. Advertisements

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Is stand your ground unique to the United States?

By Brian Palmer Jurors in the George Zimmerman murder trial discussed Florida’s “stand your ground” law before reaching a not guilty verdict on Saturday, according to juror B37. The controversial law eliminates the obligation to retreat before using deadly force … Continue reading

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In the trial of Trayvon, the US is guilty

By Sarah Kendzior When I was a child I watched policemen beat a man nearly to death, and I watched my country acquit them. I was shocked that police would attack a man instead of defending him. I was shocked that someone … Continue reading

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The Quote that May End the Trayvon Trial

By John H. Richardson George Zimmerman is going to be found guilty. All the evidence you need — all the evidence the cops needed — is right there in the interrogation they did with him three days after the shooting. The … Continue reading

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