George Zimmerman

Type: Person
Name: George Zimmerman
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Women and blacks need not apply

Zimmerman can kill a kid outside his home. A woman can't defend herself inside her home. That's "stand your ground." On February 26, 2012, Trayvon Martin was shot to death. His crime? He happened to be black, and a racist overzealous neighborhood vigilante ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Stand Your Ground: Women and blacks need not apply

Zimmerman can kill a kid outside his home. A woman can't defend herself inside her home. That's "stand your ground."On February 26, 2012, Trayvon Martin was shot to death. His crime? He happened to be black, and a racist overzealous neighborhood vigilante ... [Published Daily Kos - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown Shooting Racist, Claims Mahatma Gandhi’s Grandson

As a grand jury considers evidence concerning the actions of Darren Wilson, both Michael Brown’s shooting and the death of Trayvon Martin are being compared in speeches given by Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson, Dr. Arun Gandhi, Al Sharpton, and others. They ... [Published Inquisitr - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Florida Man Gets Life Sentence For Killing Black Teen

A Florida man convicted of shooting and killing a teenager over a dispute about loud music at a Jacksonville convenience store was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole.Circuit Judge Russell Healey handed down the mandatory life sentence after ... [Published Washington Informer - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Man found guilty of first degree murder in loud music trial

A Florida jury found Michael Dunn, a middle-aged white man, guilty of first-degree murder on Wednesday in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in an argument over loud rap music.Dunn, 47, a software engineer, testified he thought he was defending ... [Published Maryland Gazette - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Trayvon Martin's mother speaks about his death

Sybrina Fulton was thrust into the spotlight in 2012, after her son Trayvon Martin was shot and killed.The shooter, George Zimmerman, was acquitted of second-degree murder and manslaughter, sparking racial tensions and protests across the country.Fulton ... [Published WEAR TV 3 - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Commission To Weigh In On Stand Your Ground

ORLANDO | "Stand your ground" statutes benefit whites more than blacks, are unnecessary and cause minority men to live in fear, several experts said Friday to a federal civil rights commission evaluating racial disparities in the laws.But one dissenter, ... [Published Winter Haven News Chief - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

'Pure Michigan' creator joins firm that studies the brand's effectiveness

George Zimmerman, former vice president of Travel Michigan for the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, has accepted a new position with Longwoods International USA Inc. Courtesy photoLANSING, MI – The man behind the state's 'Pure Michigan' campaign ... [Published Michigan Live - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Greil Marcus: Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown shooters were really 'killing Barack Obama'

A music and cultural critic said the shootings of black teens Trayvon Martin in Florida and Michael Brown in Missouri were really proxy killings of the president.Greil Marcus, who taught a course in American Studies at University of California, Berkeley, ... [Published Washington Times - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Candidates for Fla. governor address ‘stand your ground’ law

UNDERWAY, THE TWO SHOWED SOME CLEAR DIFFERENCES ON THE BIGGEST ISSUES. WESH 2 POLITICAL REPORTER GREG FOX TELLS US, THE FUTURE OF THE CONTROVERSIAL "STAND YOUR GROUND" LAW COULD BE DECIDED BY THIS GOVERNOR'S RACE. THAT'S A 96 PERCENT FAILURE ON JOBS. ... [Published News Channel 2000 - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

A Sordid Mix of Murder and Racism

In 1771 in the North Carolina colony, Justice Martin Howard condemned a grand jury that refused to consider a murder charge after a white man was accused of the murder of his African slave. Apparently, the grand jury did not consider the killing by a ... [Published Dissident Voice - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

When people take the law into their own hands, lives are lost: reader opinion

, somehow he equated a citizen's arrest to "gun owners taking the law into their own hands." Note, he does not address the substance of my letter.Would that gun owners would use the power in their gun-wielding hands to perform a citizen's arrest? Trayvon ... [Published al.com - Oct 16 2014]

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This Wednesday is a day of action that some are calling a national day of action against police brutality, with others adding “and mass incarceration,” and I’d like to add “and war” and make it global rather than national. This Tuesday, the Governor ...
Stand Your Ground: Women and blacks need not apply [Published Daily Kos - Oct 20 2014]
Zimmerman can kill a kid outside his home. A woman can't defend herself inside her home. That's "stand your ground."On February 26, 2012, Trayvon Martin was shot to death. His crime? He happened to be black, and a racist overzealous neighborhood vigilante ...
South Carolina: Sorry Your Partner Beats You, T... [Published Wonkette - Oct 15 2014]
Hey there, South Carolina! How are you making life in your state feel like a Beckett play today? South Carolina is one of more than 20 states that has passed an expansive Stand Your Ground law authorizing individuals to use deadly force in self-defense ...
This week at progressive state blogs: So tired ... [Published Daily Kos - Oct 11 2014]
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