Stand Your Ground law

On Friday, Circuit Judge James H. Daniel denied Marissa Alexander’s request for a new Stand Your Ground hearing to seek immunity from prosecution under the law for…

Black community leaders are taking a stand against the controversial “Stand Your Ground” law. On March 10, 2014 in Tallahassee, Florida, leaders across the country…

Rev. Al Sharpton made a call to action when he said we’ve turned Trayvon Martin’s tragic death from a moment into a movement. The question…

It has been almost two weeks since a jury of six women found George Zimmerman not guilty of second-degree murder and manslaughter.  It has been…

  According to April Ryan,  sources close to Stevie Wonder have confirmed a list of artists joining him in boycotting Florida because of the Stand…

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photo by: getty images Under Pennsylvania’s “Stand Your Ground Law” Would The George Zimmerman Verdict Have Been Any Different? With the George Zimmerman trial and final verdict having drawn…

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder told members of the NAACP Tuesday that Trayvon Martin’s death was “unnecessary” and “tragic” and questioned the wisdom of stand-your-ground…

George Zimmerman wants his gun back. And he’ll get it. When asked by CNN’s Piers Morgan whether Zimmerman will keep the gun used to kill…

Saturday night, when the verdict came down, it was difficult to be a concert because there was so much pain.  And that morning I was…

When rapper Lil Wayne used offensive lyrics that included the name of Emmett Till, it sparked a conversation about whether or not much of this…

Sybrina Martin couldn’t listen to another word. Overwhelmed with emotion, she walked out of the courtroom Tuesday while famed forensic pathologist Dr. Vincent Di Maio…

Sabrina and Tracy Martin – the parents of slain teenager Trayvon Martin –will finally get their day in court. George Zimmerman, who is accused of…