ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Markeis McGlockton‘s father knows the manslaughter case against the man accused of killing his unarmed son outside a Florida convenience store will take months, possibly years. He’s talked to others who have been in a similar position — notably, the family of slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin. Attorneys have briefed […]
Reverend Al Sharpton is headed to Florida, just as he did six years ago to defend Trayvon Martin. This time he is going to stand up for, and take care of the family of Markeis McGlockton. McGlockton was killed in Clearwater, Florida, while defending his girlfriend and children after a white man walked up to […]
The man who shot and killed 28-year-old Markeis McGlockton in a Circle A parking lot will not be charged because of Florida’s “stand your ground” law. This announcement sparked a protest on Sunday in the parking lot where the incident took place. According to USA Today, it all started when Markeis McGlockton’s girlfriend drove into a handicapped […]
The controversial death of Trayvon Martin polarized the nation, sparking a racial divide that led to organization of the #BlackLivesMatter movement. Martin was simply walking home from the store when he was attacked and gun-downed by neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman. Shawn Carter, who brought forth the compelling and heart-wrenching Kalief Browder documentary, teamed up with […]
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The parents of slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin say The Weinstein Company owes them at least $150,000 for optioning the rights to their book in order to make a yet unaired television series based on their son’s legacy. Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin filed court papers last week in the company’s […]
The same man acquitted with the 2012 death of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin is being charged for harassing a private investigator.
“Police brutality in the United States is not worse. Phones and social media just make it feel that way.” I see and hear some version of that thought pretty much every single day. It’s a lie. It sounds good. I wish that was what we’re dealing with right now. But it’s not. See, some things are […]
It’s been 6 years since young king, Trayvon Martin, was shot and killed by gun-toting, wannabe cop, George Zimmerman. But with the killings of unarmed Black men by the hands of police happening everyday, the wound of Trayvon’s very public death still feels fresh. Black men being assaulted by police is an age old America […]
The man who was acquitted for killing the unarmed teen continues to prove why he is not only dangerous, but is also utter trash.
Gabourey Sidibe continues to hit the gym hard in her ongoing weight loss journey. And her latest “gym fashion” has left her social media followers inquiring about how they can cop her style. Sidibe wore a hoodie to the gym that had “Trayvon” emblazoned on the front of it, and she called it “gym fashion.” […]
Martin, who would've been 22 this year, will be honored at the university's May 13th ceremony.