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On the 10th anniversary of Trayvon Martin's tragic and senseless murder, we pay tribute to the loss of a bright young soul that lost his life due to prejudice simply based on the color of his skin.

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A weekend event featuring a speech by George Zimmerman was cancelled by an Idaho hotel group after the company found out the man who murdered Florida teenager Trayvon Martin was set to be a headlining attraction at their venue.

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Miami honors Trayvon Martin.

For African-Americans, the last ten years have been a mixed blessing. When we started the decade in 2010, Barack Obama was still our present and Michelle Obama was still our First Lady. By decades’ end, the country had elected a president who was the antithesis to everything the Obamas were about. Although Black America triumphed […]

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Seven years after George Zimmerman fatally shot unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, Zimmerman is now suing Martin’s family, prosecutors and others involved in the case. In his suit, Zimmerman claims that the case rested on false evidence. The suit, according to the Miami Herald, claims information in a documentary about the case accuses the Martin family of engineering false […]

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MIAMI (AP) — A mother who turned to activism after the slaying of her black teen son Trayvon Martin has announced she is running for office in Miami. The Miami Herald reports Sybrina Fulton will be entering the race to join the 13-member board of Miami-Dade County commissioners. Fulton said in a Saturday statement that […]

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Felicity Huffman has hired a high-powered PR agency to handle all media inquiries regarding Operation Varsity Blues. The former Desperate Housewives star has called upon The TASC Group, the same crisis firm that handled the press for Trayvon Martin’s family during the trial of George Zimmerman. Hoffman is among the 50 people, including actress Lori Loughlin, at the […]

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 George Zimmerman was allegedly looking for love on a popular dating app before the company blocked and banned him…again. Zimmerman’s Bumble account was shut down on Monday, and it’s second time in a month he’s been bounced from using the service. “George Zimmerman was blocked and banned in December 2018 when we first discovered his […]

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 George Zimmerman was allegedly looking for love on a popular dating app before the company blocked and banned him…again. Zimmerman’s Bumble account was shut down on Monday, and it’s second time in a month he’s been bounced from using the service. “George Zimmerman was blocked and banned in December 2018 when we first discovered his […]

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Former President Barack Obama and Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry told a roomful of minority boys on Tuesday that they matter and urged them to make the world a better place. Obama was in Oakland, California, to mark the fifth anniversary of My Brother’s Keeper, an initiative he launched after […]

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The finale episode of LeBron James’ 3-part docu-series, “Shut Up and Dribble” focuses on the impact NBA players have when it comes to social activism. James reflects on the death of Trayvon Martin … saying he realized that could’ve been one of his kids who was murdered. TMZ Sports has a first look of the final episode, peep the […]