stand your ground

Jay Z, Kanye, Madonna Join Stevie Wonder's Florida Boycott

Jay Z, Kanye West Reportedly Join Stevie Wonder’s Florida Boycott

A number of top-level celebrities are reportedly following in Stevie Wonder's footsteps and plan to…

Marissa Alexander

George Zimmerman is Free, but Marissa Alexander Somehow Isn’t

Three days after a Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty for the shooting death…

Killing in Self-Defense: You Better Be White

Only White People Can Use “Self-Defense”

It doesn't hurt to have a little White privilege on your side. If you can…

Richard Cohen

Why Richard Cohen is Wrong

Yesterday Richard Cohen wrote this: In New York City, Blacks make up a quarter of…

Eric Holder

Eric Holder Denounces Stand Your Ground

One of the extraordinary results of the Trayvon Martin trial verdict is that a number…

Gambling With Gun Violence

George Zimmerman’s Acquittal Shows Danger of Stand Your Ground

The verdict in the Trayvon Martin killing seems unjust for sure. George Zimmerman, a 28-year-old…

What George Zimmerman Can Do Now

What Zimmerman Can Do Now

However, in theory, at least, here is what is now possible. Some night very soon,…

Zimmerman: NOT GUILTY!

A Florida jury acquitted George Zimmerman of charges of second-degree murder and manslaughter Saturday night…

Defense attorney Mark O'Mara, left, and George Zimmerman

George Zimmerman Will Not Take the Stand

By early Friday afternoon, jurors should be deliberating whether Neighborhood Watch volunteer George Zimmerman is…

Tracy Martin

George Zimmerman’s Defense Team Continues

Trayvon Martin's father testified Monday that he never denied it was his son's voice screaming…