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#Trayvon Martin

# trayvon-martin - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Man who shot at George Zimmerman faces 20 years in jail
# Florida
# Florida

Man who shot at George Zimmerman faces 20 years in jail

Sep 18th 2016, 10:42 AM 17,516 Views 21 Comments

Matthew Apperson testified that he acted in self defence.

# trayvon-martin - Thursday 19 May, 2016

George Zimmerman auctions gun he used to kill Trayvon Martin
# Third Attempt
# Third Attempt

George Zimmerman auctions gun he used to kill Trayvon Martin

May 19th 2016, 10:12 AM 18,416 Views 134 Comments

Protests erupted in the US over the shooting of the unarmed black teenager in 2012.

# trayvon-martin - Friday 13 May, 2016

Auction appears hijacked as "Racist McShootFace" bids $65m for gun that killed Trayvon Martin
# Fake Accounts
# Fake Accounts

Auction appears hijacked as "Racist McShootFace" bids $65m for gun that killed Trayvon Martin

May 13th 2016, 4:50 PM 20,966 Views 24 Comments

The account was later deleted.

# trayvon-martin - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Website stops George Zimmerman selling the gun he killed Trayvon Martin with
# Trayvon Martin
# Trayvon Martin

Website stops George Zimmerman selling the gun he killed Trayvon Martin with

May 12th 2016, 9:10 PM 22,152 Views 36 Comments

The website has not said why.

# trayvon-martin - Monday 11 May, 2015

Bullet missed George Zimmerman's head during shooting
# Trayvon Martin
# Trayvon Martin

Bullet missed George Zimmerman's head during shooting

May 11th 2015, 7:50 PM 22,185 Views 24 Comments

He wasn’t badly injured.

# trayvon-martin - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Column: Remember the name Tamir Rice – a child shot dead by police for carrying a toy gun
# USA
# USA

Column: Remember the name Tamir Rice – a child shot dead by police for carrying a toy gun

Nov 26th 2014, 8:00 AM 321 Views 122 Comments

American police forces have become increasingly militarised in recent decades – adopting the weapons, tactics and mindset of soldiers instead of civilian protectors.

# trayvon-martin - Monday 17 February, 2014

God is the only judge I have to answer to --- George Zimmerman
# Trayvon Martin
# Trayvon Martin

God is the only judge I have to answer to --- George Zimmerman

Feb 17th 2014, 4:11 PM 14,517 Views 66 Comments

In a new interview, Zimmerman told CNN he saw himself as a victim and scapegoat — and that God would be his ultimate judge.

# trayvon-martin - Monday 18 November, 2013

George Zimmerman arrested after a disturbance call at a house in Florida
# George Zimmerman
# George Zimmerman

George Zimmerman arrested after a disturbance call at a house in Florida

Nov 18th 2013, 10:40 PM 4,129 Views 1 Comment

The man acquitted of criminal charges in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin was taken to the jail for booking after a disturbance call at a house.

# trayvon-martin - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Why can't George Zimmerman stay out of the spotlight?
# Trayvon Martin
# Trayvon Martin

Why can't George Zimmerman stay out of the spotlight?

Sep 14th 2013, 9:30 PM 21,033 Views 34 Comments

Since being acquitted of the murder of Trayvon Martin, Zimmerman has caused comment no matter what he has done.

# trayvon-martin - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Wife of Zimmerman 'won't press charges' after domestic dispute
# Florida
# Florida

Wife of Zimmerman 'won't press charges' after domestic dispute

Sep 10th 2013, 7:54 AM 10,899 Views 43 Comments

Shellie Zimmerman has said she won’t press charges.

# trayvon-martin - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

Column: Trayvon Martin’s tragic death shows that race still divides America
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Trayvon Martin’s tragic death shows that race still divides America

Jul 30th 2013, 7:30 PM 132 Views 82 Comments

It makes me feel guilty when we talk about race, and I suspect that’s how most white Americans feel, writes Larry Donnelly, who says there is still a way to go yet before racism no longer has a stronghold in America.

# trayvon-martin - Friday 26 July, 2013

Juror in Trayvon Martin case says she 'owes his parents an apology'
# Trayvon Martin
# Trayvon Martin

Juror in Trayvon Martin case says she 'owes his parents an apology'

Jul 26th 2013, 9:53 AM 12,016 Views 142 Comments

A woman who was part of the jury that found George Zimmerman innocent says she feels he ‘got away with murder’.

# trayvon-martin - Sunday 21 July, 2013

Thousands gather for ‘Justice for Trayvon’ rallies across US
# Trayvon Martin
# Trayvon Martin

Thousands gather for ‘Justice for Trayvon’ rallies across US

Jul 21st 2013, 12:42 PM 7,828 Views 113 Comments

The rallies and vigils were held in at least 101 cities.

# trayvon-martin - Friday 19 July, 2013

Obama: 'Trayvon Martin could've been me 35 years ago'
# Trayvon
# Trayvon

Obama: 'Trayvon Martin could've been me 35 years ago'

Jul 19th 2013, 8:09 PM 8,781 Views 100 Comments

Obama has made his first comments on the Trayvon Martin case since George Zimmerman was acquitted last weekend of second-degree murder and manslaughter charges in Martin’s death last year.

# trayvon-martin - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

America's history of racial killings and failed convictions
# Trayvon Martin
# Trayvon Martin

America's history of racial killings and failed convictions

Jul 16th 2013, 11:33 AM 12,149 Views 165 Comments

Was the Trayvon Martin case about race? Much of the media in the US says yes.

# trayvon-martin - Monday 15 July, 2013

'Justice for Trayvon' marches take place across America
# Trayvon Martin
# Trayvon Martin

'Justice for Trayvon' marches take place across America

Jul 15th 2013, 9:31 AM 9,141 Views 221 Comments

Meanwhile, President Obama has urged calm.

# trayvon-martin - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Protests across US as George Zimmerman acquitted of Trayvon Martin murder
# Trayvon
# Trayvon

Protests across US as George Zimmerman acquitted of Trayvon Martin murder

Jul 14th 2013, 7:35 PM 28,991 Views 206 Comments

The verdict has sparked outrage and protests across a number of US cities.

# trayvon-martin - Friday 5 July, 2013

Slain teen's mother: Screams on 911 call are my son's
# Florida
# Florida

Slain teen's mother: Screams on 911 call are my son's

Jul 5th 2013, 9:27 PM 13,768 Views 0 Comments

17-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot dead in February last year.

# trayvon-martin - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

Zimmerman portrayed as vigilante in Trayvon Martin shooting
# Trayvon Martin
# Trayvon Martin

Zimmerman portrayed as vigilante in Trayvon Martin shooting

Jun 25th 2013, 2:29 PM 5,603 Views 0 Comments

Trayvon Martin (17) was unarmed when he was shot in Florida in February 2012.

# trayvon-martin - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

2012: a year in striking images
# News In Pics
# News In Pics

2012: a year in striking images

Dec 26th 2012, 8:30 PM 17,323 Views 5 Comments

The year’s biggest news stories…in pics.

# trayvon-martin - Friday 18 May, 2012

Trayvon case: Video of teen's final moments among new evidence released
# US
# US

Trayvon case: Video of teen's final moments among new evidence released

May 18th 2012, 8:52 PM 7,411 Views 9 Comments

More than 200 pages of photos and witness accounts have been released in the controversial case which has stoked racial tensions in the US.

# trayvon-martin - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

Stiller film title changed due to Trayvon murder
# Name Change
From The Daily Edge
# Name Change

Stiller film title changed due to Trayvon murder

May 8th 2012, 10:25 AM 4,363 Views 14 Comments

The Ben Stiller comedy was called Neighbourhood Watch – but the name has been changed because of the shooting of an unarmed teenager by a neighbourhood watch captain in Florida.

# trayvon-martin - Monday 23 April, 2012

Zimmerman released on bail in Trayvon Martin killing case
# Trayvon Martin
# Trayvon Martin

Zimmerman released on bail in Trayvon Martin killing case

Apr 23rd 2012, 9:15 AM 1,622 Views 4 Comments

The neighbourhood watch volunteer has surrendered his passport and must observe a curfew while awaiting trial.

# trayvon-martin - Thursday 12 April, 2012

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Apr 12th 2012, 8:11 PM 4,923 Views 1 Comment

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

Trayvon Martin shooter charged with murder after six weeks
# Trayvon Martin
# Trayvon Martin

Trayvon Martin shooter charged with murder after six weeks

Apr 12th 2012, 8:42 AM 2,368 Views 18 Comments

‘Thank God’, the mother of Florida teenager Trayvon told reporters after weeks of public protests.

# trayvon-martin - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Apr 11th 2012, 8:06 PM 5,317 Views 6 Comments

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

Trayvon Martin case: Lawyers drop Zimmerman, say he’s ‘emotionally crippled’
# Trayvon
# Trayvon

Trayvon Martin case: Lawyers drop Zimmerman, say he’s ‘emotionally crippled’

Apr 11th 2012, 12:00 PM 3,491 Views 3 Comments

George Zimmerman killed black teenager Trayvon Martin in February, claiming self-defence in a case that has sparked fresh debate about race in America and self-defence laws.

# trayvon-martin - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Trayvon Martin killing: Prosecutor cancels grand jury hearing
# Trayvon Martin
# Trayvon Martin

Trayvon Martin killing: Prosecutor cancels grand jury hearing

Apr 10th 2012, 10:51 AM 1,474 Views 1 Comment

The move means the decision to file charges will lie entirely with special prosecutor Angela Corey.

# trayvon-martin - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

Family of Trayvon Martin blame police for leaks over controversial case
# Trayvon
# Trayvon

Family of Trayvon Martin blame police for leaks over controversial case

Mar 27th 2012, 9:06 AM 3,050 Views 12 Comments

The mother of a slain Florida teenager believes leaks about her son’s marijuana possession are an attempt to demonise him as the controversial case rumbles on.

# trayvon-martin - Friday 23 March, 2012

Obama on Florida shooting: 'If I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon'
# Trayvon
# Trayvon

Obama on Florida shooting: 'If I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon'

Mar 23rd 2012, 6:20 PM 5,518 Views 22 Comments

The US president has used unusually personal terms in speaking about the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Florida last month.

Florida police chief, prosecutor step down from Trayvon Martin case
# Florida
# Florida

Florida police chief, prosecutor step down from Trayvon Martin case

Mar 23rd 2012, 10:07 AM 1,699 Views 5 Comments

Thousands held a rally yesterday calling for an arrest following the teenager’s death last month

# trayvon-martin - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

US Dept of Justice to investigate unarmed teenager's shooting
# Florida
# Florida

US Dept of Justice to investigate unarmed teenager's shooting

Mar 20th 2012, 1:02 PM 2,931 Views 11 Comments

Trayvon Martin was shot and fatally wounded by a neighbourhood patrol as he walked home from a shop last month.