Nation Topics - Trayvon Martin
News and Features
The tragic murder of Australian student Christopher Lane is being exploited by the right to stoke fears of a race war.
How George Zimmerman’s lawyers exploited racist stereotypes to justify the fear—and killing—of black men.
Standing up against the institutionalized racial discrimination that made the Zimmerman verdict possible.
From Stand-Your-Ground to Stop-and-Frisk.
Those new to the cause of defending black life will soon have to face the bleak truth black people have lived with for so long: we don’t often win.
Like trial of OJ Simpson and the Rodney King case, the Zimmerman trial may reveal very different visions of justice.
As long as black men are assumed to be armed and dangerous, Stand Your Ground laws will produce more Trayvon Martins.
Despite the end of Jim Crow, it is once again socially, politically and legally acceptable to presume the guilt of nonwhite bodies.
Here's what we know about the groups that help fund ALEC, the organization that drafted the law that keeps Trayvon Martin’s killer free.
A thousand demonstrators gathered in Union Square to call for the prosecution of George Zimmerman, Martin’s killer. More protests are planned across the country.