Tag Archives: Trayvon Martin

Pres. Obama marks 3rd anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death

27 Feb

obamabarack_022615gettyPresident Obama on Thursday commemorated the third anniversary of the death of Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old black high school student shot dead in Florida by a neighborhood watch volunteer. Read more – http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/02/res-obama-marks-3rd-anniversary-of.html

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George Zimmerman Will Not Face Federal Charges in Death of Trayvon Martin

25 Feb

Justice Department officials met with Martin’s family today, and were told that they will not be filing charges against George Zimmerman, who shot the 17-year-old after a confrontation in 2012. – See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/02/george-zimmerman-will-not-face-federal.html

Why the tragic murders of Trayvon Martin and Christopher Lane are not the same.

24 Aug

Why the tragic murders of Trayvon Martin and Christopher Lane are not the same.

Sadly some conservative talking heads like Glenn Beck have tried to inject race into the tragic death of Christopher Lane. They have done this although authorities says all evidence points to a thrill killing. They are asking why Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson are not getting involved. That very questions shows that they have no idead what the Trayvon Martin case was all about for many African Americans. Here are my reasons as to why the two cases are very different. – See more at: http://aareports.com/2013/08/why-tragic-murders-of-trayvon-martin.html

Justice For Trayvon Day. List of participating cities.

18 Jul

Here is a current list of cities participating in the Justice For Trayvon Day rallies across the United States as 5:30 PM ET on Wednesday 07/17/2013. Check back for updates.If you know of any cities not listed please add them in the comments box.

Read more here: http://aareports.com/2013/07/justice-for-trayvon-day-list-of.html

Eric Holder Comments on George Zimmerman Verdict

16 Jul

Attorney General Eric Holder made remarks about George Zimmerman’s acquittal during a speech to the predominantly African-American Delta Sigma Theta sorority at Howard University. Watch the video of that speech here: http://aareports.com/2013/07/eric-holder-comments-on-george.html

Judge denies trial delay and bars some evidence in Zimmerman trial

29 May

Judge denies trial delay and bars some evidence in Zimmerman trial

A Florida judge ruled Tuesday that George Zimmerman’s defense team cannot mention Trayvon Martin’s suspension from school, prior marijuana use, text messages or past fighting during opening statements at next month’s trial.

Read more here: http://aareports.com/2013/05/judge-denies-trial-delay-and-bars-some.html

FLORIDA POLICE SERGEANT FIRED FOR HAVING TRAYVON MARTIN SHOOTING TARGETS

14 Apr

Florida police sergeant fired for having Trayvon Martin shooting targets

A Florida police sergeant was fired for possessing several so-called Trayvon Martin shooting targets, authorities said Saturday. Read more: http://aareports.com/2013/04/florida-police-sergeant-fired-for.html