Trayvon Martin

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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Rev. Al Sharpton To Hold “Justice For Trayvon” Rally On Saturday

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 […]

WAOK-AM–07/19/2013

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[VIDEO/PHOTO GALLERY] Atlanta Talks About The Trayvon Martin Case

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 […]

WAOK-AM–07/18/2013

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter (Photo by Ammar Awad - Pool/Getty Images)

Carter Says Zimmerman Jury Made The Right Decision

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 […]

WAOK-AM–07/17/2013

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Bruce Springsteen Dedicates Song To Trayvon Martin

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: […]

WAOK-AM–07/17/2013

Roddy White of the Atlanta Falcons (Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Walker: So Just Catch the Football???

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 […]

92.9 The Game–07/15/2013

File photo of Wide receiver Roddy White #84 of the Atlanta Falcons. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Roddy White: Zimmerman Trial Jurors ‘Should Go Home Tonight And Kill Themselves’

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.

92.9 The Game–07/15/2013

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Atlanta Police Departments Prepare For Riots After Zimmerman 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 […]

WAOK-AM–07/12/2013

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Will George Zimmerman Walk Away A Free Man?

  On today’s Powertalk with Lorraine Jacques White, we discussed the critical piece of evidence in the Trayvon Martin trial that was introduced to the court yesterday– A neighbor’s 911 call. 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was […]

WAOK-AM–07/09/2013

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