Crowds chanted “Justice! Justice!” as they rallied in dozens of U.S. cities Saturday, urging authorities to change self-defense laws and press federal civil rights charges against a former neighborhood watch leader found not guilty in the shooting death of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin.
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.
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.
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 (WAOK)- While people in other cities have held rallies and protests that have lead to some arrests over the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial, more than a thousand people braved a series of […]
ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter says the jury in the George Zimmerman trial made the right decision in finding the neighborhood watch volunteer not guilty. During an interview with WXIA-TV in Atlanta Tuesday, Carter said […]
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 […]
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 (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 […]