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  • Democratic candidates for attorney general differ in style, agree on issues

    George Sheldon and Perry Thurston are so civil toward one another — publicly, at least — that they embraced after pitching themselves in back-to-back appearances before a group of Democratic activists in Plantation. The two Democrats are...
  • Detroit-area homeowner who shot teen on his porch is guilty of murder

    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. Wafer,...
  • Review: Steve Turre's moving tribute to Trayvon Martin

    Review: Steve Turre's moving tribute to Trayvon Martin
    The most gripping moments in trombonist Steve Turre's opening set Thursday night at the Jazz Showcase came near the end, when he unveiled a new work with a sharp social message. Titled simply "Trayvon's Blues," the piece amounted to a lament for Trayvon...
  • George Zimmerman seen in truck outside Central Florida gun store

    George Zimmerman seen in truck outside Central Florida gun store
    A DeLand police officer saw a dark truck parked behind a gun store that had recently been burglarized. Inside the vehicle was former Neighborhood Watch Volunteer George Zimmerman and his dog. Zimmerman is a friend of the owner, he told the officer,...
  • What Obama's My Brother's Keeper initiative means for black America

    What Obama's My Brother's Keeper initiative means for black America
    A great paradox of Obama’s America is that racism has been so thoroughly condemned that it only rarely receives public attention. To some extent, the election of a black president relaxed what remained of our national focus on race matters, it...
  • Trayvon Martin: Rachel Jeantel on 'This Week'

    Trayvon Martin: Rachel Jeantel on 'This Week'
    Rachel Jeantel, Trayvon Martin's friend, will be featured on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday. In a preview, ABC News said, "In our 'Sunday Spotlight,' one year after George Zimmerman was found not guilty in the murder of Trayvon Martin, ABC News' Matt...
  • Rachel Jeantel turns her life around, ABC reports

    Rachel Jeantel turns her life around, ABC reports
    ABC's "This Week With George Stephanopoulos" has shared a hopeful update on Rachel Jeantel, Trayvon Martin's good friend. "Now she has turned her life around, thanks to hard work and some Good Samaritans," Stephanopoulos said in introducing the story...
  • Trayvon Martin Foundation opens new office

    Trayvon Martin Foundation opens new office
    Florida Memorial University in Miami Gardens is the new home for the Trayvon Martin Foundation. The historically black university hosted a ceremony Thursday that included about 100 people, including local politicians, state representatives and Trayvon's...
  • Broward's Perry Thurston on MSNBC to discuss one-year anniversary of Trayvon Martin verdict

    Broward's Perry Thurston on MSNBC to discuss one-year anniversary of Trayvon Martin verdict
    Perry Thurston put in an appearance on the Rev. Al Sharpton's MSNBC show on Friday to discuss the one-year anniversary of the verdict in the George Zimmerman-Trayvon Martin case. Thurston, a Broward state representative and criminal defense lawyer, is a...
  • Report: Key witness in George Zimmerman trial gets diploma, fulfilling promise

    Report: Key witness in George Zimmerman trial gets diploma, fulfilling promise
    Rachel Jeantel, the young woman who was on the phone with Trayvon Martin in the moments before his fatal encounter with George Zimmerman, fulfilled a promise she made to the slain 17-year-old by getting her high school diploma on Friday, according to a...
  • George Zimmerman loses libel lawsuit against NBC

    George Zimmerman loses libel lawsuit against NBC
    A Florida judge Monday ruled against a libel lawsuit brought by George Zimmerman against NBC Universal, saying the network did not maliciously seek to portray him as a racist when it edited a phone call he made to police before shooting an unarmed black...