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Will George Zimmerman Be Stripped Of His Honorary Whiteness By Conservatives?

AFRICANGLOBE - In private, many of Zimmerman's defenders likely knew that he was an irresponsible person and guilty of murdering Trayvon Martin. However, their public commitment to White supremacy and symbolic racism trumps reason, ethics, and a broad humanism which embraces Black Americans as worth the same protections and citizenship rights as White people.

Justice Department Will Soon Announce Decision On Zimmerman

The Justice Department will soon announce its decision on whether to bring civil rights charges against George Zimmerman in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed Black 16-year-old whose death in Florida last year set off a nationwide debate about race, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. said.

Don’t Shop For One Weekend To HONOR TRAYVON MARTIN

AFRICANGLOBE - Rosa Parks and the Black citizens of Montgomery boycotted the buses for a year. They chose to walk with dignity rather than ride in shame. Can we not do the same?

George Zimmerman Charged With Felony

AFRICANGLOBE - George Zimmerman was charged Monday with felony aggravated assault after allegedly pointing a shotgun at his girlfriend, according to Dennis Lemma, chief deputy with the Seminole County, Florida, Sheriff's Office.

George Zimmerman Arrested Again, Heading To Jail

AFRICANGLOBE - George Zimmerman, acquitted in July in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, was arrested Monday in Florida's Seminole County, authorities said. Zimmerman was en route to the Seminole County Jail in Sanford, according to Sheriff Don Eslinger.

Letter To Eric Holder: Zimmerman’s Bias And Killing Of Trayvon Martin

AFRICANGLOBE - We believe it is necessary that your office investigate evidence, and witness accounts reported through the media of apparent racial bias in the actions that resulted in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

In Wake of Zimmerman Case, No Guns for Sanford Neighborhood Watch

AFRICANGLOBE - Less than four months after George Zimmerman's acquittal in Trayvon Martin's shooting death, Sanford intends to prohibit Neighborhood Watch members from carrying guns while on volunteer duty.

George Zimmerman Gets Speeding Ticket in Florida

AFRICANGLOBE - George Zimmerman was stopped for speeding this week for the second time since he was acquitted of murder in July for shooting unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin, Florida police said on Wednesday.

Zimmerman’s Wife: George Has ‘Beaten Down My Self-Esteem’

AFRICANGLOBE - In a sit-down interview with investigative reporter Christie O’Connor, Shellie Zimmerman, George Zimmerman's wife gave viewers an insight on the backdrop of her marriage and how she is going to have to “think about” whether she stays married to Zimmerman.

Shellie Zimmerman, George Zimmerman’s Wife Takes Perjury Plea Deal

AFRICANGLOBE - Shellie Zimmerman, the wife of acquitted murder suspect George Zimmerman, today pleaded guilty to a less serious form of perjury in a plea deal that requires her to serve one year of probation with no jail time.

Zimmerman Wants Florida to Pay His Legal Fees

AFRICANGLOBE - George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch vigilante found not guilty in the February 2012 murder of Trayvon Martin, will ask the state of Florida to cover some of his legal fees, a lawyer's spokesman says.

Why Africans Should Care About Trayvon Martin

The Trayvon Martin case was tragic for all Americans and also tragic for Africans. When such incidents occur, it is important that Africans voices are heard and connected to the African-American community. Africans should care about the Trayvon Martin case because the fate of African-Americans is the story of African descendants.

White Hooligan Who Attacked Elderly Blues Singer for Trayvon Martin Tribute...

AFRICANGLOBE - Former Chambers Brothers member, Lester Chambers, was attacked on stage at the Hayward-Russell City Blues Festival in California, and repeatedly punched in the face after he dedicated Curtis Mayfield’s song “People Get Ready” to Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old who was stalked and killed by George Zimmerman.

I Am An Angry Black Man

I am an 84-year-old angry Black man. The justice system worked as it is designed to do. The system exonerated a White man who admitted killing a Black boy. The Justice Department will not bring an action in this case. Just because the man who heads it is Black does not mean he runs it. DOJ is a system that runs the same no matter who is at the top.

Trayvon Martin Case A Travesty Of Justice

AFRICANGLOBE - The "not guilty" verdict for George Zimmerman's killing of Trayvon Martin did not come as a surprise to African Americans or anyone familiar with the US justice system. Ultimately, the trial was theatre because the decision to clear Zimmerman was effectively made the same day that he shot Trayvon, a 17-year-old African American.

‘Bolster’ Black Boys, But Don’t Forget About Black Girls

AFRICANGLOBE - A recent report by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) shows that while males still dominate the justice system, the caseload for girls has grown significantly — from 20 percent of all juvenile arrests in 1980 to 30 percent in 2009.