Tag Archives: Trayvon Martin

  • Bree Newsome Reveals Reason Behind Removing the Confederate Flag

    Jul 1, 15 by Qwest7 2 Comments

    *Days after scaling a flagpole to remove the Confederate flag from the South Carolina state capital in Columba, Bree Newsome is revealing why she took it upon herself to take the flag down. The civil rights activist voiced her motivation in a new essay for the Blue Nation Review, saying that she aligned with a group […]

  • ‘3 1/2 Minutes, 11 Bullets’ Punctuates A Persistent Problem

    Jun 27, 15 by Marie Moore Leave a comment

    *To say “3½ Minutes, 11 Bullets” is timely is sickeningly redundant. Racism and injustice are timeless issues. Just this year it was revealed a “Seinfeld” script was nixed because George [Costanza] said, “You know, I have never seen a black person order a salad;” and the film “Project Almanac” has an Obama chicken joke. The […]

  • B.B. King’s Family Hires Trayvon Martin Attorney Benjamin Crump

    Jun 12, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *B.B. King family members are bringing in a prominent national lawyer to review the events surrounding the blues icon’s death and estate. Attorney Benjamin Crump, who represented the family of Trayvon Martin, told The AP Friday that he’s been hired to take an independent look at King’s May 14 death at age 89 and the […]

  • Man Who Allegedly Shot at George Zimmerman Claims Self Defense

    May 12, 15 by EURPublisher01 3 Comments

    *A lawyer representing the Florida man who injured George Zimmerman in a shooting incident on Monday said his client was acting in self-defense. “He simply maintained that he acted in self-defense,” attorney Mark NeJame said at a press conference Monday night. “We see everything to suggest that that is correct.” NeJame represents Matthew Apperson, who […]

  • George Zimmerman Suffers Gunshot Wound in Road Rage Incident (Report)

    May 11, 15 by EURPublisher01 12 Comments

    *George Zimmerman, the man acquitted by a Florida jury in the death of Trayvon Martin, has reportedly suffered a minor gunshot wound during a road rage incident today in Lake Mary, Florida, police spokeswoman Bianca Gillett said. Per Orlando’s WESH: The shooting involved two men and happened on Lake Mary Boulevard about 12:45 p.m., police […]

  • Tribeca Film Festival Continues Tradition of Relevant Films

    Apr 20, 15 by Marie Moore Leave a comment

    *To say the 14th Annual Tribeca Film Festival, April 15-April 26, has something for everyone is an understatement. Categories include Black, Latino, Asian, Music, Sports, Comedy, Activism, Animation, LBGT, Romance, Technology, Adolescence, and Documentary films, just to name a few. Returning for the second year is the TFI Interactive Playground that connects participants with a selection […]