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.
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 […]
ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – President Barack Obama says the nation needs to do some “soul-searching” following George Zimmerman’s acquittal on murder charges in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin. In an impromptu appearance in the White […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Rev. Al Sharpton says there will be vigils and rallies in 100 cities this weekend to press for federal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman. Zimmerman’s acquittal over the weekend in […]
ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Bruce Springsteen dedicated his protest song “American Skin (41 Shots)” to teenager Trayvon Martin during a concert in Limerick, Ireland. In a video posted online, the 63-year-old singer told the crowd Tuesday: […]
On Saturday night I was eating dinner with my wife and we were sitting near a patio with the windows open. A person outside smoking a cigarette all of sudden said, “WHAT….THEY FOUND HIM NOT […]
ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – – More than half a million people have signed an online petition calling for civil rights charges against George Zimmerman. He was acquitted Friday in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, but […]
Neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman was cleared of all charges Saturday in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager whose killing unleashed furious debate across the U.S. over racial profiling, self-defense and equal justice. Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White had some harsh words for the jury who reached the verdict.
ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – A jury is starting deliberations in the murder trial of neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman, who fatally shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin last year. Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder, but the jury […]
ATLANTA (WAOK)-Law enforcement officials around Metro Atlanta say they are prepared for any public protests after the verdict is given in the George Zimmerman trial. Zimmerman is on trial in Sanford, FL on a second […]