One month ago, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was murdered as he was walking back to his father’s home in Sanford, FL. Although the teen was carrying just money, Skittles, and an iced tea, George Zimmerman–Tayvon’s murderer–claims he shot Martin in self-defense. Despite the 911 tapes, conflicting stories and witnesses that say they heard Trayvon calling for help, police decided not to arrest Zimmerman after he killed the teen.

Since Trayvon’s death, his story has spread across the world. Thousands have turned out in protests across the country calling for police to file charges against Zimmerman. Because of Sanford PD’s inaction and apparently mishandling of the case, both the Department of Justice and the Florida state’s attorney have stepped in, and last week Florida Gov. Rick Scott appointed a special prosecutor.

Over the weekend, George Zimmerman’s lawyer and friends have been coming forward to publicly support their friend. One supporter, Joe Oliver–who happens to be black–claims Zimmerman is not a racist (because…he has black friends) and acted in self defense.

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While Oliver, Zimmerman’s friend, claims George “virtually lost his life, too” and is remorseful about that night, one thing is clear: the world will continue to watch this case’s developments and many will continue to demand justice for Trayvon Martin.

  • silky

    this shit is crazy i dnt even no travon n my hart hurt s.i.p

  • http://Www.facebook.com Miss.v

    IM NOT UNDERSTANDING ANY OF THIS I MEAN WAS THIS MAN LICENED TO BE CARRYING A FIRE ARM AND ITS CLEAR FROM THE PICTURE OF BOTH TRAYVON AN HIS MURDERer THAT THIS MAN WAS TWICE TRAYVON SIZE SO WHY WOULD HE NOT DEFEND HIS SELF BY HAND ALSO I DONT GET WHY THEY LET THIS MAN GO I MEAN HE HAD TO OFF BEEN IN ENOUGH CONTROLL OVER HIMSELF TO BE ABLE TO PULL.OUT A GUN AND IF WHAT ThIS MAN DID WAS SO JUSTIFED WHY HAVENT WE HERAD FROM HIM WARE IS THE EVIDENCE THAT TRAYVON WAS BRUTIAL. ATTACKING THIS MAN THIS WOURLD IS CRAZY WARE IS THIS FAMILY JUSTICE IN THIS SO CALLED JUSTICETFIED AMERCIA THAT WE CALL.HOME

  • ladylove33

    white people would but our ass right back in slavery if we let them,but that is not going to happen ever again!

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