The shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin took place five years in Sanford, Fla., igniting a flurry of activism and discussion on race matters in America. The tragic shooting at the hands of volunteer night watchman George Zimmerman and his 2013 acquittal gave birth to the Black Lives Matter movement, along with a renewed focus […]
Five years after Trayvon Martin’s death, the fight for justice for young Black men continues.
The project follows a 17-year-old Black boy named Jacobi Nelson as he travels throughout his day, ultimately leading to a shattering encounter with the police.
A new study suggests Florida's controversial Stand Your Ground law can be linked to a spike in gun-related deaths.
George Zimmerman, who shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, was kicked out of a Sanford, Florida, cigar bar after reportedly using racial slurs and yelling at a waitress, police said.
Ken Bone, who attained semi-celebrity status after the second debate, claimed on an “Ask Me Anything” Reddit thread that Trayvon Martin’s shooting death “was justified."
The family of Terence Crutcher is demanding answers after a Tulsa, Oklahoma police officer shot and killed the 40-year-old last week.
A White man claiming to be a neighborhood watch member in Raleigh, North Carolina, has been charged for the murder of a Black man. Chad Copley was inside his garage on Sunday when he fired a shotgun and hit 20-year-old Kouren-Rodney Bernard Thomas. Before the fatal shooting, Copley called 911 several times to complain about what he described as […]