Tag Archives: People v. George Zimmerman
Two bits of news on l’affaire Zimmerman: Shellie Zimmerman plea: George Zimmerman’s wife gets probation in plea deal Shellie Zimmerman, the wife of acquitted murder suspect George Zimmerman, admitted Wednesday that she had committed perjury to help her husband get … Continue reading
It just keeps gettin’ better and better: George Zimmerman armed when stopped for speeding in Texas, report says George Zimmerman, the former Florida neighborhood watch leader cleared of all charges in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, was pulled over … Continue reading
I wasn’t going to do another Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman post today but damn, Bill Whittle is good. Take 10 minutes and 18 seconds and watch. Or you can talk about other stuff.
Offender profiling (or “criminal profiling”) dates back to Dr. Thomas Bond who tried to aid Scotland Yard in the search for Jack the Ripper. It was used in the United States to help capture George Metesky, aka “The Mad Bomber”. … Continue reading
From Leigh Davenport, Editorial Director of Hello Beautiful: My Brother Wears A Hoodie Every Day, So I Am Afraid Whenever issues of young Black masculinity become part of the national discourse, I often make reference to my little brother. As … Continue reading
This is not the notorious ABG.
No, seriously! George Zimmerman Prosecutor ‘Prayed’ for Him to Testify Florida prosecutor Bernie de la Rionda had “prayed that [George Zimmerman] would have the courage to take the stand,” he told ABC News in an exclusive interview Sunday, adding that … Continue reading
TOTUS can’t help himself: “The death of Trayvon Martin was a tragedy. Not just for his family, or for any one community, but for America. I know this case has elicited strong passions. And in the wake of the verdict, … Continue reading
My interest in the Zimmerman case is sorta personal. I could easily have been George Zimmerman. I have never been a member of Neighborhood Watch and I never shot anybody, but I have done each of the following on multiple … Continue reading
The jury deliberated for 16 hours and 20 minutes over two days before reaching a unanimous verdict of NOT guilty.
CNN: O’Mara: No winners possible in Zimmerman case Whatever the six-woman jury mulling the fate Friday of George Zimmerman decides, the former neighborhood watch volunteer charged with second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin cannot emerge as a … Continue reading
Today could be the last day of the strangest criminal trial ever. There is no dispute that George Zimmerman shot and killed Trayvon Martin. Beyond that there isn’t much agreement about anything. Inside the court no one has dared to … Continue reading
WTF? Docs: Justice Department facilitated anti-Zimmerman protests A division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) was deployed to Sanford, Florida in 2012 to provide assistance for anti-George Zimmerman protests, including a rally headlined by activist Al Sharpton, according to … Continue reading
We have been presented with two very different portraits of Trayvon Martin. One is a sweet young boy who liked little kids and playing football. The other is a teenage wannabe thug who was in the process of graduating from … Continue reading
I betcha the prosecution never plays this one for the jury. If you have been paying close attention to the various witnesses’ testimony you will find minor discrepancies between all of them. This is what is sometimes referred to as … Continue reading
Global Grind: What White People Don’t Understand About Rachel Jeantel A predominantly white jury is not going to like Rachel Jeantel. Let’s just be real here. The 19-year-old Miami native is an easy target for obvious, yet shallow reasons. But … Continue reading