| Feb 24, 2015
| 12:31 PM
Citing a lack of evidence, the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday announced that George Zimmerman will not face federal civil rights charges in the February 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford.
In a statement, the DOJ said...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 7:07 PM
"Check your privilege."
Before there was any discussion about Emmett Till, Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown, all African Americans killed before reaching adulthood, there was explanation.
Oakton Community College professor Angelyn Anderson provided it...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 8:44 PM
Undoubtedly there are people who wonder why we are still talking about the deaths of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis. The young Floridians were shot years ago; their killers' trials are over.
Those people are the ones who should see "The Trayvon/...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 6:39 AM
If you set out to write a poetry collection about Kanye West, someone who is himself arguably one of the most brilliant and influential poets of the 21st century so far, then it had better be good. Sarah Blake's debut book, "Mr. West" — impressive...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 2:10 PM
WHAT: Valencia College Theater presents the world premiere of "Division: The Trayvon/Jordan Project" beginning Wednesday, Feb. 11.
As part of a yearlong project between several Central Florida theater producers, "Division" examines reaction to the...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 8:41 PM
The Police Department in Ferguson, Mo., has persistently and repeatedly violated the constitutional rights of African Americans, jailing them for minor offenses far more often than whites, using traffic stops to arrest them disproportionately and...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 2:34 PM
The U.S. Justice Department this week released two reports growing out of its investigations following the killing of Michael Brown by police Officer Darren Wilson.
Taking a cue from Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr., most of the commentary initially...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 3:07 PM
For the second time in just over a year, prosecutors have backed away from filing criminal charges against George Zimmerman in a domestic-violence case because a woman, initially upset and angry, has changed her story.
This time, the allegation was...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 8:58 AM
MIAMI — La Fiscalía de Florida no presentará cargos contra George Zimmerman, el exvigilante absuelto por el asesinato del adolescente negro Trayvon Martin en 2012, por un incidente de "asalto agravado" y "violencia doméstica" en semanas pasadas,...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 11:11 AM
The Justice Department says George Zimmerman will not face federal civil rights charges in the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
The department announced its decision Tuesday, saying that there was not enough evidence to bring federal civil...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 1:26 PM
MIAMI — The mother of Trayvon Martin says she's disappointed that federal prosecutors decided not to charge a neighborhood watch volunteer with a hate crime for killing her son three years ago.
Speaking with The Associated Press on Wednesday...