Trayvon Martin

In February 2012, Sanford, Fla. resident George Zimmerman, 28, shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, who was unarmed. Zimmerman claimed he felt threatened and that the shooting was in self-defense, and he was not charged because of Florida's "Stand Your Ground" law. Follow WBLK's coverage of the shooting, the nation's response and Zimmerman's murder trial below.

Fired For Fundraiser [VIDEO]
According to www.blackamericaweb.com, a Michigan Teacher has been fired for leading a "Fundraiser For Trayvon" at her students' request...which was signed off on and approved by the Principal.  The Superintendent of the school stepped in after the fact and fired the teach…
Stabbing On Video [VIDEO]
WIVB.com has posted a stabbing which was caught on a video surveillance camera outside of a Convenience Store on Pierce Avenue in Niagara Falls.   It seems two girls had an ongoing dispute that culminated in this incident outside the store...
From MLK to Trayvon Martin
As we reflect on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King on the day of his death, we ask ourselves "Are we less or More of a Violent Nation 44 years later?"
Is The African-American Community In Denial?
So let’s say that George Zimmerman is arrested for the murder of Trayvon Martin and is then given an opportunity to speak and at that very moment says: “why are there so many black people upset with the killing of this one black boy when there is so much black on black crime in…
Million Hoodie March Buffalo Edition [VIDEO]
The Buffalo Edition of the Trayvon Martin Million Hoodie March. Showing support and unity for the prosecution of Trayvon Martin's killer. This really feels like the Civil Rights movement all over again crazy that this is going on in 2012...
Trayvon Martin a Drug-dealing Gangbanger?
First "they"" blamed it on the hoodie. Now they are saying that Trayvon was a neighborhood Gang Banger who was casing out the gated community with intentions of breaking in and burglarizing the homes that George was "protecting" when he shot the unarmed F…

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