| Aug 21, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Violence following the recent fatal shooting of an unarmed robbery suspect in Ferguson, Missouri, has tragically followed a predictable script.
On average, more than 6,000 African-Americans are killed by gun violence each year. That startling figure is...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 4:35 PM
Once more onto the high wire of race for President Obama, once more because a young black man had been shot dead on an American street.
On Tuesday, Obama offered a deliberately worded plea for peace in Ferguson, Mo., where nights of unrest have followed...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 8:10 AM
In the newfound arena of social media as activism, few hashtags have generated as much buzz as "IfTheyGunnedMeDown," which has been circulating around Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
Still, the trending hashtag was several hours old before Alexis...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 10:17 AM
The Phillies are in last place and hemorrhaging losses. Ryan Howard is hitting .219; Jimmy Rollins, .239. Cliff Lee is hurt, and Cole Hamels wants out.
Then, there is Taney.
The Sixers are a rebuilding embarrassment. The Flyers just re-signed Kimmo...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:48 PM
Theodore Wafer had killed a teenager, there was no doubt about that.
Renisha McBride, 19, had come onto his porch in the suburbs of Detroit on the morning of Nov. 2, disoriented after a car crash. Wafer met her with a blast from his shotgun.
| Sep 16, 2014
| 8:45 PM
In the weeks and months after Trayvon Martin was killed, his mother saw 50 different photos painting him as a thug.
It was as if portraying the slain 17-year-old as something he wasn't — a muscle-bound, tattooed rapper, or a young man wearing...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Monday morning, I sat in the office of a man who might have already prevented the next Ferguson.
That's a tantalizing word, but as hard to dismiss as it is to prove. Kevin Huie, the director of the Cross-Cultural Center at UC Irvine, isn't what...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Un conductor en Lake Mary llamó a la policía esta semana acusando a George Zimmerman de amenazarlo de muerte durante un incidente en la calle.
El hombre de 35 años de edad, Mathew Apperson de Winter Spring, no quiso presentar cargos en contra de...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 5:30 PM
A Florida man claims George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer acquitted in the killing of Trayvon Martin, threatened to shoot him during a road rage incident this week.
Zimmerman, 30, was contacted by police Thursday about the incident,...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 1:32 PM
SANFORD - George Zimmerman has no job, no home, no income but spends $100 a month on vacations and $200 a month on psychological counseling, according to a financial affidavit he recently filed in his divorce case.
Zimmerman, 30, is the former...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 7:32 AM
Former Neighborhood Watch volunteer George Zimmerman has decided to appeal the ruling of a Sanford judge, who last month threw out his libel suit against NBC Universal.
A notice of appeal appeared Tuesday in the case file in Sanford.