Tag Archives: Trayvon Martin

FLORIDA: George Zimmerman Gets Public Defender Because He’s Millions In Debt And Unemployed

CNN reports: A court allowed George Zimmerman to use a public defender in his alleged stalking case after he filed documents saying he’s $2.5 million in debt and has zero income. Zimmerman is facing stalking accusations in his latest legal woes since his 2013 acquittal in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Details of his finances were filed in a …

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FLORIDA: “Stand Your Ground” Defense Rejected In Case Of Retired Cop Who Killed Texting Moviegoer

Courthouse News Service reports: A Florida judge on Friday rejected the “Stand Your Ground” defense of a retired police officer who must now stand trial for the fatal shooting of fellow moviegoer who angered him by texting before the main feature began. In a decision filed Friday morning, Pinellas-Pasco Circuit Judge Susan Barthle questioned the veracity of Curtis Reeves’ testimony. …

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Zimmerman’s Gun Auctions For $250,000

Reuters reports: George Zimmerman said he has sold the gun he used to kill unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin in Florida in 2012 for $250,000, television stations in Orlando and Las Vegas reported on Friday. Zimmerman could not be reached to verify the reports by KTNV in Las Vegas and the Daytona Beach News-Journal. His offer to sell the Kel-Tec …

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FLORIDA: George Zimmerman To Auction Off The Gun He Used To Murder Trayvon Martin

Via the Washington Post: George Zimmerman shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin on February 26, 2012. Zimmerman was charged with second-degree murder and manslaughter, then acquitted by a Florida jury on July 13, 2013. The case sparked a nationwide debate and protests over “stand your ground” laws and race relations in the United States. Now, Zimmerman is auctioning off the …

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FLORIDA: George Zimmerman Shot In The Face During Alleged Road Rage Incident

Via Orlando’s NBC affiliate: George Zimmerman was involved in a shooting incident in Lake Mary on Monday afternoon, according to Lake Mary Police Chief Steve Bracknell. The shooting involved two men and happened on Lake Mary Boulevard about 12:45 p.m., police said. Officers at the scene said it appeared Zimmerman suffered a minor gunshot wound, Bracknell said. “He walked normally …

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Zimmerman Arrested Again

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Zimmerman Refuses To Express Regret

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George Zimmerman, Celebrity Boxer

TMZ has the details: Now’s your chance to kick George Zimmerman’s ass with zero legal repercussions — he just agreed to a celebrity boxing match … and he says he’ll fight ANYONE … even black people. Celebrity boxing promoter Damon Feldman threw down the challenge, offering George money to step in the ring. Now here’s the kicker … the opponent …

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Bidding On Painting By George Zimmerman Nears $100,000 On eBay

Raw Story reports: After beating the rap on murder charges and a pair of domestic violence cases, George Zimmerman has turned to art. The Florida man is selling his first-ever painted work on eBay and has already attracted nearly 100 bids – and just short of $100,000 – in an auction that ends early Monday morning. Zimmerman’s brother, Robert Zimmerman …

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Macklemore Denounces Racial Profiling, Mentions Trayvon Martin At AMAs

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis used their acceptance speech for Best Rap Album at last night’s American Music Awards by denouncing racial profiling and mentioning Trayvon Martin. Breitbart and Twitchy are very angry about this.

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FLORIDA: George Zimmerman Arrested

Scant details so far. Via the Orlando Sentinel: George Zimmerman has been arrested and was en route to the Seminole County Jail, according to Sheriff Don Eslinger. It’s not clear what happened or what crime he’s accused of committing, but just before 1:30 p.m., Eslinger confirmed that Zimmerman had been arrested today and was being driven to the county jail …

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Zimmerman’s Wife Files For Divorce

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Ebony Magazine Vs Tea Party

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Four New Covers By Ebony

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The Smithsonian Wants Trayvon’s Hoodie

The Smithsonian has expressed an interest in acquiring the hoodie worn by Trayvon Martin on the night he was murdered. Lonnie Bunch, director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture told The Washington Post Martin’s hoodie represents an to further the discussion about race in America. “It became the symbolic way to talk the Trayvon Martin …

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FLORIDA: Broward Sheriff’s Office Issues Plea For Peace After Zimmerman Verdict

The Broward County Sheriff’s Office has posted a rap video in which young people plea for peace, whatever the verdict may be in the Zimmerman trial.  Right wing sites have long predicted riots should Zimmerman be acquitted.  Breitbart has posted a transcript: The video, titled “Raise Your Voice, Not Your Hands,” focuses on attempting to channel reaction into non-violent response. …

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