Tag Archives: Sanford Florida

Trayvon Martin | In Loving Memory!

Two years have passed since 17 year old  Trayvon Martin was stalked and gunned down like an animal by a racist vigilante  on a dark rainy night in Sanford Florida. Trayvon’s blood curdling screams still ring in my ears. The screams pierced to … Continue reading

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Trayvon Martin’s Mother Speaks at Harvard Law

GlobalGrind.com: On Monday afternoon, the mother of Trayvon Martin spoke at Harvard Law to continue her fight against controversial self-defense laws, usually dubbed “kill-at-will.” Sybrina Fulton addressed a crowd with her attorney, Benjamin Crump, to discuss the “Stand-Your-Ground” laws that state ”there is no … Continue reading

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Jonathan Manalo Gives Details about the Zimmerman Trial

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Gina Loring sings a lament for Trayvon Martin

Orlando Sentinel-Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter Gina Loring is asking people what the world would have missed if they had died at the same age Trayvon Martin died as part of a video tribute to benefit the deceased teen’s foundation. The song … Continue reading

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Juror B37 Reveals That The Jury Decided Based On Information Not Presented At Trial

Juror B37 has reportedly signed with a literary agent and announced that she intends to write a book along with her attorney husband.   Sharlene Martin, President of Martin Literary Management, represents Juror B37 in obtaining a book deal.   In … Continue reading

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State of Florida vs George Zimmerman -Verdict Watch

(CBS NEWS) Deliberations have begun in the trial of George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer charged in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin. The jury, which consists of a panel of six women, is weighing a second-degree … Continue reading

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State of Florida vs George Zimmerman Trial (day 14 )

(CNN) — George Zimmerman was the star witness Thursday in his trial for the death of Trayvon Martin — for the prosecution, not in his defense. Assistant State Attorney Bernie de la Rionda tried to use the defendant’s words against … Continue reading

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State of Florida vs George Zimmerman Trial (day 13 )

(Washington Post) In the end, George Zimmerman — a man who gave his account of a tragic night to police many times and who told his story on national television — stayed silent. The neighborhood watch volunteer, whose February 2012 … Continue reading

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State of Florida vs George Zimmerman Trial (day 12 )

(CNN) — In a hearing Tuesday outside of the jury’s presence, attorneys in the George Zimmerman trial argued about whether jurors should see the defense’s 3D re-creation of the altercation between the neighborhood watch captain and Trayvon Martin. The defense … Continue reading

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State of Florida vs George Zimmerman Trial (day 11 )

(ABC News)Trayvon Martin’s father took the stand today and challenged the testimony of two police officers who had testified that he said it was not his son screaming for help on 911 tapes. The identity of the voice howling for … Continue reading

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