Trayvon Martin

George Zimmerman Won’t Face Civil Rights Charges for Trayvon Martin’s Death

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In not so shocking news, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it will not file civil rights charges against George Zimmerman, ending its investigation three years after he fatally shot Trayvon Martin. The DOJ said they could not find  sufficient evidence that Zimmerman, who was acquitted...

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....