Trayvon Martin

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Shellie Zimmerman Files For Divorce

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — George Zimmerman’s wife is filing for divorce. Attorney Kelly Sims confirmed Thursday that his client, Shellie Zimmerman, is divorcing her husband of six years. Shellie Zimmerman pleaded guilty last week to a misdemeanor for lying during a […]

WAOK-AM–09/06/2013

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Zimmerman’s Wife To ‘Think About’ Staying Married

SANFORD, FL (AP/WAOK) – George Zimmerman’s wife says she’s going to have to “think about” whether she stays married to him. Shellie Zimmerman made the comments to ABC on Wednesday after pleading guilty to a […]

WAOK-AM–08/29/2013

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Lawyer Plans To Seek Zimmerman Legal Fees From Fla

ORLANDO, FL (AP/WAOK) – George Zimmerman’s attorney has told a newspaper that he plans to ask the state of Florida to cover $200,000 to $300,000 of his legal expenses. The Orlando Sentinel says Mark O’Mara […]

WAOK-AM–08/27/2013

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Rev. Jackson Defends ‘Apartheid’ Comments About Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Despite calls to apologize by Florida’s governor, the Rev. Jesse Jackson is standing by his comments that the state’s struggle with the Trayvon Martin case can be compared to the civil […]

WAOK-AM–08/01/2013

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Trayvon Martin’s Mother: ‘Use My Broken Heart’

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – The mother of slain teenager Trayvon Martin is telling a National Urban League gathering in Philadelphia to use her story, tragedy and broken heart to stop the same thing from happening to […]

WAOK-AM–07/26/2013

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Juror Says She Owes Martin’s Parents Apology

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – The second juror to speak publicly about George Zimmerman’s trial tells ABC News that she feels the neighborhood watch volunteer got away with murder for fatally shooting Trayvon Martin. But she says […]

07/25/2013

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NAACP Plans Rally To Protest Zimmerman Acquittal

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – The Georgia chapter of the NAACP and other organizations are planning a motorcade and rally to urge the Department of Justice to file federal charges — including civil rights violations — against […]

WAOK-AM–07/23/2013

Women hold signs as they attend a rally honoring Trayvon Martin organized by the National Action Network outside One Police Plaza in Manhattan on July 20, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

‘No Justice! No Peace!’ Chants Ring Out During ‘Justice For Trayvon’ Rallies

One week after a jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the death of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin, people gathered for nationwide rallies to press for changes to self-defense laws and for federal civil rights charges against the former neighborhood watch leader.

WAOK-AM–07/20/2013

Rev. Al Sharpton, president of the National Action Network, speaks during a news conference outside the U.S. Justice Department while discussing planned "Justice for Trayvon" vigils in 100 cities across the United States this weekend on July 16, 2013 in Washington, DC. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Sharpton: ‘We Are Trying To Change Laws’

One week after a jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the death of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin, people began to gather for rallies scheduled nationwide to press for federal civil rights charges against the former neighborhood watch leader.

07/20/2013

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License Plate “Profiling”?

Today’s show was born from the media coverage surrounding the George Zimmerman trial and questions about whether profiling played a role in the death of Trayvon Martin. It is not my intent nor my desire […]

WAOK-AM–07/20/2013

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