Trayvon Martin: The Latest, Week 4

Trayvon's accounts are allegedly hacked by a white supremacist.

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Trayvon Martin (family photo)

Friday, March 30, 11 a.m. EDT: Trayvon's email and Facebook allegedly hacked by white supremacist: A white-supremacist hacker says that he has broken into Trayvon's email and social networking accounts and leaked his private Facebook messages. Gawker reports that at least one email account that belonged to Trayvon was cracked.

Thursday, March 29, 9:58 a.m. EDT: Oprah speaks out about Trayvon: In an interview with Extra, Oprah Winfrey said, "It is a tragedy and it is a shame that we're sitting here 33 days later and there hasn't been an arrest or questioning of what actually happened. It's a tragedy and it is a shame, and we all know it." She said George Zimmerman is the person involved in the story whom she would most like to interview.  

Thursday, March 29, 9:30 a.m. EDT: Fox doctor says Obama's son would look nothing like Trayvon: Responding to President Obama's commentary last week ("If I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon"), Fox News doctor Keith Ablow told Lou Dobbs last night, "If the president had a son, he wouldn't look anything like Trayvon Martin. He'd be wearing a blazer from his prep school, he'd be driving a Beemer and he'd be surrounded by Secret Service," the Huffington Post reports. He added about the president, "He's got it in for this country."

Wednesday, March 28, 1:30 p.m. EDT: Spike Lee tweets wrong Zimmerman address: An elderly couple have fled their Sanford-area home after a tweet -- disseminated by Spike Lee -- mistakenly gave their address as that of George Zimmerman, the man who shot and killed Trayvon Martin in Florida last month, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

Wednesday, March 28, 1:08 p.m. EDT: Congressman thrown off House floor for wearing hoodie: Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) was thrown off the House floor Wednesday after wearing a hoodie and sunglasses in protest of the Trayvon Martin shooting, the Huffington Post reports. "Racial profiling has to stop," Rush said as he peeled off his suit jacket to reveal a hoodie underneath, at which point he pulled the hood over his head and replaced his glasses with sunglasses. "Just because someone wears a hoodie does not make them a hoodlum."

Wednesday, March 28, 10:14 a.m. EDT: Investigator wanted manslaughter charge: The lead homicide investigator in Trayvon Martin's shooting recommended that neighborhood-watch captain George Zimmerman be charged with manslaughter the night of the shooting, multiple sources told ABC News.

Tuesday, March 27, 3:35 p.m. EDT: Trayvon's mother wants to trademark his name: The Associated Press reports that Trayvon Martin's mother, Sybrina Fulton, filed applications last week with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to trademark two slogans associated with the deceased 17-year-old: "I Am Trayvon" and "Justice for Trayvon." The family's trademark attorney, Kimra Major-Morris, said in an email to the AP that Fulton wants to protect intellectual property rights for "projects that will assist other families who experience similar tragedies" and has no profit motive.

Tuesday, March 27, 10:25 a.m. EDT: Focus switches to Washington: Trayvon's parents and family attorney are expected to attend a forum on racial profiling, hate crimes and "Stand your ground"  laws, sponsored by Democratic members of the House Judiciary Committee, CNN reports. Meanwhile, a planned White House march and protest will call on President Obama to demand a full-scale civil rights investigation into his death.

Tuesday, March 27, 9:30 a.m., EDT: Trayvon's parents defend him: The slain teen's parents say that police are attempting to ruin their son's reputation by bringing up his school suspension. Watch a video of their comments at CNN.

Monday, March 26, 8 p.m. EDT: Police officer suspended for "die like a thug" comment: The Huffington Post reports that a New Orleans police officer who was placed on desk duty after a shooting has been suspended for posting a comment on a local television station's website about the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin. Officer Jason Giroir identified himself as a New Orleans Police Department employee when he wrote, "Act like a thug die like one!" in response to a WWL-TV article about a rally supporting Martin.

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