Trayvon Martin

Mothers of Victims, Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Eric Garner and Tamir Rice Appear on CNN

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The mothers (Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, Lesley McSpadden, mother of Michael Brown, Samaria Rice, mother of Tamir Rice, and Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner) of the men and boys at the center of all the racial tension gripping the appeared on CNN...

Dear Rachel: It’s Not Your Fault

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Rachel Jeantel entered the world’s stage 12 twelve months ago as a key witness in the George Zimmerman trial. Jeantel was the last person to converse with Zimmerman’s victim, Trayvon Martin, and was on the phone with him when he first encountered his killer. Jeantel’s...

Rachel Jeantel Says She’s To Blame For George Zimmerman Acquittal

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It’s been exactly one year since George Zimmerman was acquitted in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, and Rachel Jeantel, Martin’s  friend who testified on his behalf, is now speaking out. CNN recently interviewed Jeantel, and asked if she blamed herself when Zimmerman was acquitted....

Key Witness in Trayvon Martin Case, Rachel Jeantel, Earns High School Diploma

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Most of us remember Rachel Jeantel as the key prosecution witness who was ridiculed for her demeanor and speech during the Trayvon Martin case. At that time, the 19-year-old eventually admitted she couldn’t read a letter written in cursive, but she spoke Haitian Creole, Spanish,...

High School Teacher Poses As Trayvon Martin In Yearbook Photo

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Spencer Smith is a history teacher at Brentwood, California’s Heritage High School and in an effort to make a political statement he dressed up as Trayvon Martin for this year’s yearbook photo. But reactions have been mixed. Alfreda Charway, the high school’s Black Student Union...

Mark Cuban Apologizes to Trayvon Martin’s Family

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Mark Cuban was the talk of the media yesterday after an interview was released where he admitted to being a bigot. “I know I’m prejudiced and I know I’m bigoted in a lot of different ways. If I see a black kid in a hoodie...