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OP-ED: After the “Murder” of Trayvon Martin, Healing Will be Difficult

“Too Many White-Americans Still Don’t Understand” During the Zimmerman Trial, it was revealed that Trayvon Martin called Zimmerman a “cracker” and many white-Americans were shocked. In the 1970s, my father, who is the grandson of [...]
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OP-ED: Preaching During Troubled Times: The Zimmerman Verdict

As I was finalizing my sermon last Sunday, I paused to listen to the George Zimmerman verdict. It was at this moment that I experienced how quickly a good sermon can become irrelevant.Nothing I had [...]
Hundreds rally in front of Oakland Federal Building on Saturday, July 20. Photo courtesy of Ken Epstein.

Outraged Protests Continue in Wake of Zimmerman Verdict

The world was stunned last Saturday when jurors in the George Zimmerman murder trial returned with a verdict after only 16 hours of deliberation. Zimmerman was found not guilty in the murder of unarmed Trayvon [...]