Trayvon Martin

President Obama remarks on Trayvon Martin

President Obama remarks on Trayvon Martin

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT ON TRAYVON MARTIN THE PRESIDENT: I wanted to come out here, first of all, to tell you that Jay is prepared for all your questions and is very much looking forward to the session. The second thing is I want to let you know that over the next couple of weeks, there’s going to obviously be a whole range of issues — immigration, economics, et cetera […]

President Obama: If Trayvon Martin had been White…

President Obama: If Trayvon Martin had been White…

“There is not a Black America and a White America and Latino America and Asian America—there’s the United States of America” —Barack Obama, 2004 Democratic National Convention You can throw that speech right out the window! President Obama made a surprise visit to the White House press room on Friday to speak about the aftermath of the Trayvon Martin case and made some of the most open and bold remarks […]

Civil Rights? DOJ puts ‘hold’  on Zimmerman’s gun

Civil Rights? DOJ puts ‘hold’ on Zimmerman’s gun

The Justice Department has put a ‘Hold’ on the evidence in the Trayvon Martin murder case, preventing George Zimmerman from getting his Kel-Tec 9 mm handgun returned.  Seems to us that the DOJ is actually violating George Zimmerman’s civil rights to show they are interested in protecting the civil rights of Trayvon Martin. In other areas, groups like the New Black Panther Party have put out flyers with a target […]

DOJ sets up tip line in Zimmerman investigation – Sanford.florida@usdoj.gov

DOJ sets up tip line in Zimmerman investigation – Sanford.florida@usdoj.gov

The U.S. Department of Justice on Monday afternoon appealed to civil rights groups and community leaders, nationally and in Sanford, for help investigating whether a federal criminal case might be brought against George Zimmerman for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, one advocate said. The DOJ has also set up a public email address to take in tips on its civil rights investigation. Barbara Arnwine, president and executive director the […]