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Trayvon Martin’s Mother Shares Pain With Family Of Michael Brown

A South Florida mother who knows the pain of losing a son firsthand has written an open letter in support of the family of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old killed by a police officer in Ferguson, MO earlier this month.

08/19/2014

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Trayvon Martin’s Parents Give Encouragement & Supplies To Students

Trayvon Martin’s parents gave students a helping hand and a back pack filled with supplies on Saturday.

08/02/2014

George Zimmerman  (Source: Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Judge Dismisses Zimmerman’s Lawsuit Against NBC

A Florida judge has dismissed the defamation lawsuit filed by George Zimmerman against NBC. Judge Debra Nelson said in an order made public Monday that Zimmerman had failed to show that the news network acted with malice.

06/30/2014

George Zimmerman at his bond hearing on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Hearing On George Zimmerman’s Lawsuit Against NBC

A Seminole County judge will hear arguments Thursday on George Zimmerman’s defamation lawsuit against NBC Universal. Attorneys for NBC want it tossed because they say Zimmerman failed to follow Florida’s retraction statute and he wasn’t harmed by the reports.

06/19/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 24: Tracy Martin, father of slain teen Trayvon Martin, participates in the first hearing of the Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill July 24, 2013 in Washington, DC. In the wake of the Trayvon Martin shooting trial verdict in Florida, the hearing focused on African-American men's responsibility for '...ensuring our boys mature into strong men.' (Photo by: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Martin’s Circle Of Fathers Event Focuses On Creating Stronger Dads

The father of Trayvon Martin, Tracy Martin, held a special event for men in downtown Miami Saturday night for fathers and members of the community.

CBS Miami–06/14/2014

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Star Witness In Zimmerman Trial Graduates High School

The teenager that was the last to speak with Trayvon Martin graduated from high school Friday.

05/30/2014

SAN ANTONIO, TX - APRIL 23: Mark Cuban sits on the sideline before the Dallas Mavericks play against the San Antonio Spurs in Game Two of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs on April 23, 2014 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban Apologizes To Trayvon Martin’s Family

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban apologized Thursday to Trayvon Martin’s family over his choice of words in a videotaped interview in which he addressed bigotry and prejudice.

05/22/2014

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Young Adults Learn To Surf Florida’s Changing Political Tides

Getting bills passed is an art and a science, the reason people pay lobbyists millions of dollars. But for some young Floridians, the 2014 session was a breakthrough in succeeding in the legislative arena.

05/16/2014

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Senate Panel Backs Bipartisan Tweak To ‘Stand Your Ground’

A bipartisan bill that would tweak the controversial “stand your ground” self-defense law sailed through the Senate Criminal Justice Committee on Monday, passing unanimously with the backing of both the National Rifle Association and Democratic Congresswoman Corrine Brown.

03/17/2014

The families of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis joined a group of several hundred demonstrators, headed by civil rights activist Al Sharpton, in a protest rally on the streets of Tallahassee against the "stand your ground" law which they said gives someone a license to get away with murder.  (Source: CBS)

Trayvon Martin’s Parents To Address Legislators On “Stand Your Ground” Law

The parents of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis are scheduled to testify Monday before a legislative committee considering changes to the state’s so-called “stand your ground” law.

03/10/2014

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