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  • 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,...
  • George Zimmerman spotted in truck outside DeLand gun store

    George Zimmerman spotted in truck outside DeLand 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...
  • Florida judge in Casey Anthony trial returns to private practice

    ORLANDO Fla (Reuters) - The Florida judge who presided over the Casey Anthony murder trial in 2011 started a new job as a personal injury lawyer on Tuesday, two days after he retired from the bench. Belvin Perry Jr. was praised widely for his calm and...
  • Michael Brown no angel? Why should it matter?

    You've probably never heard of Claudette Colvin. And yet, had history twisted in a slightly different direction, she might loom as large in American memory as Rosa Parks does now while Parks herself would be a little-remembered seamstress. Colvin, you...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Teaching 'Mockingbird' to today's students

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Teaching 'Mockingbird' to today's students
    One of the charges of the high school English teacher is to help teenagers see the relevancy of literature to their lives. I'm always on the lookout on how to win over the students to read, in their minds, very old books from long, long ago. For...
  • Poverty, crime, race and fear [Commentary]

    Poverty, crime, race and fear [Commentary]
    My sophomore year Harvard announced a cost-cutting measure that made the news. Going forward the school would continue to provide toilet paper to freshmen dorms, but upper classmen would have to provide for themselves. Almost immediately, toilet paper...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...