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Child Killer George Zimmerman Accuses Obama Of Inflaming Racial Tensions

AFRICANGLOBE - Child killer George Zimmerman says he bears a grudge against President Obama, accusing him of inflaming racial tensions around the Trayvon Martin case. Zimmerman, who was acquitted of murder in 2013 over Martin's death, made the allegations against Obama in a video posted on his lawyers' website.

4 Shocking Stats That Show How Badly We’re Failing Our Black...

Juan Cole, a historian and a scholar of the Middle East, posted a piece on his “Informed Comment” blog titled “How America has failed African American Youth, by the Numbers.” One area he specifically addresses is education. There are startling statistics showing that America needs to stop failing Black youth in the area of education.

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.

When A Black Man Has No Rights

AFRICANGLOBE - “A Black man has no rights which the White man is bound to respect.” — Sup. Ct. C.J. Roger Taney, Dred Scott Decision, 1857. On March 6, 1857, Chief Justice Roger Taney and the Supreme Court put into words what America had been putting into practice for centuries.

In Trayvon Martin Case, History’s Ghosts Linger

AFRICANGLOBE - Raynard Jackson, a Black conservative commentator, says the fact of a Black president didn’t stop a Black kid minding his own business from being considered a criminal. “It was based on a mindset of prejudice and superiority: ‘Who are you to walk in my neighborhood?’” Jackson asserts.

Trayvon Martin Case: 5 Things You Should Know

AFRICANGLOBE - February 26, 2012. That was the day two strangers -- Trayvon Martin, an unarmed Black teenager walking back with Skittles and an iced tea he'd picked up at 7-Eleven, and George Zimmerman, a White Hispanic neighborhood watch volunteer in Sanford, Florida -- met for the first and only time. It's been nearly a year since Zimmerman shot Trayvon Martin to death.

Judge Says No Delay In Trayvon Martin Case

AFRICANGLOBE - A judge on Tuesday rebuffed George Zimmerman’s request for a five-month delay of his trial in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, saying it would begin as scheduled on June 10. “We are four months away from a trial date,” Judge Debra S. Nelson of Circuit Court told defense lawyers during a contentious hearing. “I don’t see any of your issues to be insurmountable.”

Jordan Davis Killer Disputes Similarities to Trayvon Martin Case

Attorney for Jordan Davis' Killer Disputes Similarities To Trayvon Martin Case The attorney for the Florida man who killed an unarmed Black teenager after claiming...

Zimmerman’s Brother Goes on Twitter Tirade in Trayvon Martin Case

The brother of the Florida man charged in the shooting death of teenager Trayvon Martin took to Twitter to criticize a lawyer involved with...

Trayvon Martin Case Reveals Undercurrent of Racial Tension, Distrust in Sanford

Old Sanford eats at the Colonial Room. The menu hasn't changed in 30 years and, despite new owners, is unlikely to change much in...

New Evidence Set to Be Released in the Trayvon Martin...

Florida's state attorney is expected to release FBI reports Thursday that may shed light on whether race played a role the night George Zimmerman...

Sanford Police Chief Fired in Wake of Trayvon Martin Case

Sanford, Florida, Police Chief Bill Lee, who drew criticism for his department's actions in the Trayvon Martin case, was fired Wednesday. "After much thoughtful discussion...

More Evidence To be Released in Trayvon Martin Case

A judge has ordered the release of additional evidence in the Trayvon Martin case, including an autopsy report, photographs of the crime scene and...

Witnesses Change Accounts, Which Could Hurt George Zimmerman

George Zimmerman's self-defense claim could be hurt by his own witnesses, who have changed their accounts since they were interviewed early on in the...

Why the NRA Wants the Trayvon Martin Case to Go Away

When the National Rifle Association's Wayne LaPierre finally spoke out about the Trayvon Martin shooting, it was to decry the media's coverage of the tragedy as...

New Judge Named in Trayvon Martin Case

The new judge in the George Zimmerman murder case will be Circuit Judge Kenneth Lester Jr., who has been on the bench 15 years. The...