It has been 150 years since the Emancipation Proclamation and 50 yearsÖ since my friend and mentor, Medgar Evers, was assassinated. My whole life has been entwined with the civil rights struggle.
Remember the March on Washington? August 28, 1963. Tens of thousands of activists on the National Mall. A preacher’s son from Atlanta talking about his dream for the country.
“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 [...]
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 [...]
I was talking to my kid on Sunday about the verdict of the George Zimmerman trial. She’s six. She asked me the most thought-provoking question I’d ever heard. “Daddy, why does the United States [...]
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 [...]
Students at Oakland Freedom School rallied to protest the Zimmerman trial in honor of Trayvon Martin around 1:30 PM. The march started at West Oakland Freedom School and continued down 14th street and Broadway.
Click here to open the gallery. A public outcry of justice has surged through the nation after George Zimmerman was acquitted of all charges related to the killing of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin. Cities across [...]
If Trayvon Martin were not a young Black male, he would be alive today. Despite the verdict, it’s clear that George Zimmerman would never have confronted a young white man wearing a hoodie.He would, at [...]
Trayvoning By: Brea Hammonds Social Media has become the go to place for the latest news and the most popular trends. With the invention of Instagram, where users upload pictures with funny captions, commonly referred [...]