| Jul 18, 2013
| 6:43 AM
A crowd of about 1,200 people converged on the Orange County Courthouse on Wednesday evening to honor Trayvon Martin days after a jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of the South Florida teen.
Waving signs and chanting, the...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:43 PM
Two days after George Zimmerman was found not guilty in Trayvon Martin's shooting death, the initial grief among supporters of the dead teen is being channeled into protests, marches and calls for action echoing across the country.
In Florida, elected...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 12:52 PM
A week to the day George Zimmerman was acquitted of second degree murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, thousands are expected to gather at federal buildings in 100 cities across the country for a Saturday vigil that will renew calls for a...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 11:30 AM
SANFORD, Fla. -- After a day of nationwide demonstrations protesting the verdict in the George Zimmerman murder case in Florida, civil rights leaders prepared to step up their calls for justice for Trayvon Martin, the unarmed teenager killed more than a...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 11:06 AM
NEW YORK--The mother of Trayvon Martin broke down and wept Saturday as she spoke to hundreds of people who gathered in New York City for one of scores of rallies held nationwide to honor the teenager shot dead by George Zimmerman.
"It was a child, who...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Najee Ali is an old hand at activism. Jesse Jackson was his mentor; he's Al Sharpton's protege. So Ali thought he had everything in place for a peaceful protest of the verdict in the Trayvon Martin case this week.
But somewhere between the opening...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 3:40 PM
WASHINGTON – President Obama will speak at the 50th anniversary of the civil rights March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on Aug. 28, weeks after his comments on the George Zimmerman verdict stirred a national discussion on race in America....
| Jan 17, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Updated Jan. 20, 2013, 1:29pm CT On Monday, Jan. 21 (officially on Jan. 20), Barack Obama will be sworn in to begin his second term as President of the United States, along with Joe Biden as Vice President. The oath of office will formally be administered...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Here are some of the notable new and returning TV specials, documentaries and movies airing in celebration of Black History Month 2013. All times are Eastern. Programming is subject to change; check back regularly for additions and updates. American...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Regular Monday daytime schedules will be jettisoned for coverage of Barack Obama's second inauguration as president. What to expect on television Monday? NBC: Its coverage starts at 10 a.m. and will run until 4 p.m. Brian Williams anchors from Capitol...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 4:32 AM
Updated Feb. 11, 2013, 3:45pm CT President Barack Obama will be delivering the 2013 State of the Union address — the fourth of his time in office, and the first of his second term as president — to a Joint Session of Congress on Tuesday, Feb....