by Jonathan Capehart onJune 20, 2012
Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart says that a joke recorded in a jailhouse phone call between Trayvon Martin's shooter and his wife crossed a line by making light of the item of clothing that has come to represent the unarmed teen's death.
May 25, 2012
Comedian Marlon Wayans and more talk black youths and the justice system during a panel discussion.
by Chloé Hilliard onApril 19, 2012
Chloe Hilliard draws parallels between the two men and our reactions to them in a piece for Black Enterprise.
April 13, 2012
This week on the Confab: Join Staff Writer Jenée Desmond-Harris as she chats with Assistant Editor Akoto Ofori-Atta and contributor Edward Wyckoff Williams about the latest in the Trayvon Martin case, myths about black-on-black crime and the suspension of Rick Santorum's campaign.
by William Jelani Cobb onApril 13, 2012
In a piece for the Daily Beast, William Jelani Cobb laments that the arrest of Trayvon Martin's killer took 46 days and came only after a public uproar.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onApril 12, 2012
His new attorney spoke to CNN in response to the news of the second-degree-murder charge for Trayvon Martin's death.
by The Rev. Al Sharpton onApril 12, 2012
The Rev. Al Sharpton writes in a piece for the Huffington Post that the worst thing we could do after coming together around Trayvon Martin's killing and the Tulsa, Okla., shootings would be to walk away and do nothing.
April 11, 2012
Join The Root as we stream the latest Basic Black, discussing Trayvon and reactions to his death.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onApril 6, 2012
This self-described "little white girl" has a message for privileged activists.
March 30, 2012
This week on the Confab: Join staff writer Jenée Desmond-Harris as she chats with assistant editor Akoto Ofori-Atta and contributor E.R. Shipp about how Florida's "Stand your ground" law is playing out in the Trayvon Martin case, the smear campaign against the slain teen, and 17 other unarmed black men and boys who have met similar fates.
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