Tag Archives: Justice for Trayvon Martin

Sybrina Fulton with Congresswoman Lee at the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington in Washington, D.C. August 28, 2013.

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Reflects on the 1963 March on Washington

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Reflects on the 50th Celebration of the March on Washington and its significance in todays society. “As we celebrate and remember the great moment in our history that was the March on [...]

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 [...]
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OP-ED: One Million Call for Federal Charges Against Zimmerman

One Million Call for Federal Charges Against Zimmerman By Benjamin Todd Jealous One million people. As of Tuesday morning, one million people have signed an NAACP petition asking the Department of Justice to pursue federal [...]