The Rev. Al Sharpton has led a group of several hundred people on a march to the state Capitol to protest Florida’s “stand your ground” law.
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — A trio of influential black leaders — movie mogul Tyler Perry, the Rev. Al Sharpton and NAACP CEO and President Ben Jealous — are coming to Naples to bring attention to […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trayvon Martin’s parents expressed relief Wednesday over a special prosecutor’s decision to charge the man responsible for the 17-year-old’s death. Martin’s mother said if she could speak directly to George Zimmerman, she […]
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Thousands joined a march Saturday through the Florida town where 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot and killed by a neighborhood watch volunteer, vowing to continue protesting until an arrest is made. […]
Protesters and civil rights leaders are vowing to continue marching until there is an arrest in the case of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
A slain Florida teenager and the neighborhood watch captain who shot and killed him exchanged words before the teen punched him in the nose and began banging the man’s head on the ground, according to the watch captain’s account of the confrontation that led to the shooting.
The parents of an unarmed black teenager shot dead by a neighborhood watch captain in a gated community are leading a rally Monday in the city where he was killed to protest the lack of an arrest or prosecution.
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — More than 200 metro Atlanta residents are heading to Florida to join a rally over the shooting of an unarmed teenager by a neighborhood watch captain. Civil rights activists have […]