South Florida Law School Creates Ben Crump Social Justice CenterA South Florida law school announced on Thursday the creation of a new Center for Social Justice named after Ben Crump, the Black civil rights attorney who has gained national notoriety representing victims of police brutality and vigilante violence.
Civil Rights Attorney Ben Crump Hired By Family Of Florida High School Student Body-Slammed By DeputyWell-known civil rights attorney Ben Crump will be representing the family of a Florida high school student who was body-slammed by a school resource officer and appeared to lose consciousness after her head hit the concrete in videos taken by other students.
Corey Jones' Father: "I Need To Know Why! Why My Son Is Gone Today!"The family of Corey Jones and their attorneys say they still have questions as to why an undercover police officer shot and killed him while he waited for a tow truck on the side of the road.
Trayvon's Mom: "We Wanted An Arrest & We Got It"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.
Trayvon's Parents, Al Sharpton Call For CalmWith 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.
Trayvon Martin's Parents Push For An ArrestThe mother of Trayvon Martin and the family attorney believe charges will be filed against George Zimmerman, the Sanford neighborhood watch captain who shot and killed the teen.
New Accusations In Trayvon Martin ShootingThe lawyer for Trayvon Martin’s family has asked the Justice Department to look into whether Florida prosecutors have been negligent in not charging Neighborhood Watch captain George Zimmerman in the shooting.
Police Video: Zimmerman In Cuffs, No Apparent InjuriesNewly-released video obtained by ABC News of the man who shot and killed Trayvon Martin shows George Zimmerman with no apparent injuries, right after he claims Martin attacked him.
Martin Lawyer: Police Trying To Blame TrayvonThere is new outrage in the Trayvon Martin case, this time coming from the attorney of Travyon’s parents.
Miami's Peace March For Trayvon HeldFamily, friends and classmates of Trayvon Martin took part in a ‘peace march’ in Liberty City on Wednesday to demand that his killer be brought to justice.
Protestors Call For Firing Of Sanford Police Chief Over Trayvon Martin DeathThe investigation into the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin continued to take unexpected turns Tuesday as a grand jury and Department of Justice investigation were announced and a lawyer for the Martin family revealed the teen was on the phone in the moments leading up to his death.