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Trayvon Martin


DeSantis Responds to Racial Justice Protests With Expanded 'Stand Your Ground' Proposal Slammed as 'Legalized Lynching'

"This is basically just a license for white people to kill protesters," said one critic.

Jessica Corbett ·

Statues, Statues, They All Fall Down

European monuments to historic slavers and colonizers are the latest victims of rising protests for justice.

Eddie Chambers ·

'Disgraceful Sham': George Zimmerman Sues Parents of Trayvon Martin, Others for $100 Million

"Imagine killing an unarmed child and then suing his parents."

Eoin Higgins ·

There Ought to Be a Better Law

The Trayvon Martin verdict shows that with "Stand Your Ground" laws, it's your word against theirs and they're dead

Donald Kaul ·

Moral Monday: United for Women, United for Trayvon

Organizer: 'When you are hurting, you need to be around some people who still believe in the possibility of us being one people'

Lucia Brown, staff intern ·

NAACP Seeks DOJ Intervention in Martin Case, Targets 'Stand Your Ground' Laws

“We are not done demanding justice for Trayvon Martin.”

John Nichols ·

Trayvon Martin Shooter in Custody, Will Be Charged With Second-Degree Murder

'Not the end of the story, but the wheels of justice are turning' says Florida ACLU

Common Dreams staff ·

A History of Violence: Trayvon Martin and America's Long History of Legalized Murder

At the Million Hoodie March, the name of Trayvon Martin was the first name on everyone's lips. But as the behoodied masses of mourners spilled into the streets of lower Manhattan, I heard other names, too...

Michael Gould-Wartofsky ·

Sanford Police Department: 10 k Could Attend Trayvon Martin Rally in Florida

Anger grows across nation on the one-month anniversary of the shooting

Common Dreams staff ·

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