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Trayvon Martin

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  • Zimmerman verdict sparks protest in San Francisco

    Protesters took to the streets in San Francisco on Saturday night to rally against a Florida jury’s acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting of Trayvon Martin. An official with the San Francisco Police Department estimated that about 200...
  • LAPD on modified tactical alert amid Trayvon Martin protest

    The LAPD has declared a modified tactical alert amid a protest in Leimert Park sparked by the George Zimmerman not-guilty verdict in Florida on Saturday night.  The alert applies only to the agency's South Bureau. In a tactical alert, officers can be...
  • Zimmerman lawyer calls prosecution 'disgraceful'; Martin lawyer calls for calm

    Zimmerman lawyer calls prosecution 'disgraceful'; Martin lawyer calls for calm
    SANFORD, Fla. -- For weeks and weeks they talked, and when the verdict was finally rendered — not guilty — in the George Zimmerman murder trial, the attorneys had yet more to say. “George Zimmerman was never guilty of anything except...
  • Zimmerman acquittal protest in Oakland turns violent; no arrests made

    Zimmerman acquittal protest in Oakland turns violent; no arrests made
    Large protests broke out Saturday night in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Oakland in response to the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin. The L.A. and San Francisco protests drew hundreds but were peaceful. Some problems...
  • Obama calls for reflection on violence to 'honor' Trayvon Martin

    Obama calls for reflection on violence to 'honor' Trayvon Martin
    President Obama said Sunday that he respected a Florida jury's decision to acquit George Zimmerman in the shooting death of teenager Trayvon Martin, but called on the nation to reflect on gun violence. The president said in a statement that Martin's...
  • Reaction to Zimmerman verdict: 'All right we are two nations'

    Reaction to Zimmerman verdict: 'All right we are two nations'
    The trial is over, George Zimmerman has been acquitted, and the earliest demonstrations after the Florida verdict Saturday night came and went mostly in peace. Yet if the high drama has ended over the legal question of whether Zimmerman would be...
  • In 'Fruitvale Station,' parallels to Trayvon Martin

    In 'Fruitvale Station,' parallels to Trayvon Martin
    NEW YORK -- Unlike their TV counterparts, scripted movies that try to parallel news events, especially crime-based ones, tend to fall flat. If a film in this vein is done well it can still seem like little more than a network procedural. If it’s...
  • 'Fruitvale' starts strong, may benefit from Zimmerman acquittal

    'Fruitvale' starts strong, may benefit from Zimmerman acquittal
    In the hours after the acquittal of George Zimmerman late Saturday, the tweets began pouring out. "This might be in bad taste," wrote Questlove Jenkins of the Roots, "but in light of this verdict? i really INSIST you people see Fruitvale Station not now...
  • The ugly rehabilitation of George Zimmerman has begun

    The ugly rehabilitation of George Zimmerman has begun
    The rehabilitation of George Zimmerman has begun. Robert Zimmerman Jr., George Zimmerman’s older brother, has launched a one-man PR effort, showing up all over CNN, on NPR, even finding time for Breitbart, to extol his brother’s essential...
  • Zimmerman not guilty: Frustration aired at rallies across nation

    Zimmerman not guilty: Frustration aired at rallies across nation
    Peaceful but frustrated, demonstrators across the country gathered as the nation continued to react Sunday to a Florida jury's not-guilty verdict in the murder trial of George Zimmerman over the shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. In New York, not...
  • Trayvon Martin demonstration moves into Times Square in New York

    Trayvon Martin demonstration moves into Times Square in New York
    Demonstrators protesting Trayvon Martin's death amassed in New York City's Times Square on Sunday night after marching about two miles from an earlier rally at Union Square. As tourists looked on, the protesters chanted: “What do we want?”...