The parents of Trayvon Martin did not express joy on Wednesday after charges against George Zimmerman, the man who shot and killed their unarmed teenage son, were announced more than a month after the shooting.
With a major announcement promised in the next three hours by the special prosecutor assigned to the Trayvon Martin death investigation, the Rev. Al Sharpton and Martin’s parents are urging everyone to remain calm.
If it finds evidence that a federal criminal civil rights crime has been committed in the death of Trayvon Martin, Attorney General Eric Holder has vowed that the Justice Department will take action.
A march took place Saturday in the Florida town where 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot and killed by a neighborhood watch volunteer.
Dozens of rallies are planned across the state to mark the one month anniversary of the death of 17-year old Trayvon Martin. At the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church in Miami Gardens, where Martin and his mother were members of the congregation, hundreds gathered early in the morning hours to board buses or cars which would take them to the Sanford rally.
It appears Monday will be a big day in Sanford, Fla., where unarmed Miami Gardens teen Trayvon Martin was shot and killed by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman exactly a month ago.
From the Windy City to the Big Apple, members of primarily African-American community churches wore hoodies to services on Sunday as a silent cry for justice in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
The self appointed Neighborhood Watch captain of a Sanford community who shot and killed 17-year old Trayvon Martin could be charged with a hate crime.
As more and more students continue to walk out of schools, all of the protest marches have remained peaceful through Friday morning.
The local, state and national rallies taking place in the wake of the killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin are moving full steam ahead Friday but there’s been a change for a planned rally in Tally.