Jennifer Bendery email@example.com WASHINGTON — The Congressional Black Caucus unveiled a resolution on Wednesday that honors the life of Trayvon Martin and calls for the repeal of “Stand Your Ground” gun laws in every state that has one, including Florida, where Martin was killed. “Florida’s misguided ‘Stand Your Ground’ law does not make our streets… Read more »
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George Zimmerman’s new attorney, Hal Ulrig, went on the defensive last night as he spoke with CNN’s Pierce Morgan. Ulrig claimed that Trayvon Martin was responsible for his own death and his client had every right to defend himself. Yes, he actually said that.
by Sharon Lettman “We are Trayvon Martin,” hoodie-clad crowds of brown and white faces have been chanting at rallies across the country. As we grieve the murder of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed 17-year-old African American who was gunned down by Neighborhood Watch captain George Zimmerman, I cannot help but reflect on how black and brown… Read more »
By Jonathan Capehart You know about the complaint many African Americans have about gay men and lesbians equating — in any way — their shared struggle for equal rights with the civil rights movement. Well, going hand-in-hand with that is an annoyance with the seeming one-way nature of the gay appropriation. In other words, the… Read more »