George Zimmerman was behind bars Wednesday, forty-five days after he went free after shooting Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman now faces the possibility of life in prison, but Reverend Jesse Jackson tells Laura Flanders of GRITtv that the mobilizing shouldn’t end.
How did the NRA help George Zimmerman get and keep a gun?
Another shooting of another unarmed African-American youth in another state has provoked more concerns about ALEC’s model legislation.
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.
The possible 2012 VP candidate voted for the law critics say provided the “license to kill” for the neighborhood watchman who shot Trayvon Martin.
The American Legislative Exchange Council made Florida’s law into “model legislation.” The killing of Trayvon Martin reveals just how bad that model is.
An interview with Steve James and Alex Kotlowitz, directors of a new documentary on the shocking prevalence of violent crimes in inner-city America.
The drug war in Mexico has hit affluent, formerly stable cities that were once protected from the violence. The US’s role in this? Supplying the weapons and demanding the drugs.