THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT OF 1965, THE UNVEILING OF ROSA PARKS STATUE AND SEQUESTRATION ARE AMONG THE HEADLINING TOPICS ON MARCH 3 WASHINGTON WATCH WITH ROLAND MARTIN Topics to include: the impact of the sequester on minorities; the Supreme Court reviews section five of The Voting Rights Act of 1965; the one year anniversary of [...]
Roland Martin, Amy Kremer and Carol Costello discuss the 1 year anniversary of the death of Trayvon Martin.
Roland Martin talks with attorney Ben Crump on the anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death about the impact his death has had on the issue of “Stand Your Ground” laws, the latest in the George Zimmerman case and more.
Source: Greg Botelho / CNN The final, violent moments in the life of their son, Trayvon Martin, no longer dominate the national news, as they once did. Tens of thousands no longer attend rallies demanding justice for the slain teenager; pundits no longer debate the case on every media platform imaginable. What once had been [...]
by Roland S. Martin Editor-in-Chief RolandMartinReports.com In the age of rapidly shortening attention spans and the mass media hopping from one story to the next, it is fairly remarkable that the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, one year ago Tuesday, continues to resonate in the consciousness of many Americans. Most of this is because of [...]
In Florida last weekend, a peace march was held to remember Trayvon Martin, the high school student shot to death by a man claiming a “stand your ground” defense almost a year ago. Superstar Jamie Foxx went to Miami to support the family and gave this exclusive interview to “Washington Watch.”
Roland Martin talks with Trayvon Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, about keeping “her son’s legacy alive” and also with attorney Ben Crump about the latest in the George Zimmerman case.
Source: Joy-Ann Reid / theGrio WASHINGTON – A Florida congresswoman on Tuesday introduced a resolution honoring Trayvon Martin, the Florida teen whose slaying a year ago this month stirred national controversy. Rep. Frederica Wilson, a South Florida Democrat, introduced a resolution “honoring the life of Trayvon Martin, urging the repeal of Stand Your Ground laws, and calling [...]
Source: Joy-Ann Reid / theGrio On the night before what would have been her son Trayvon Martin’s 18th birthday, Sybrina Fulton was focused on the full schedule ahead of her. The foundation she and Trayvon’s father, Tracy Martin, started in their son’s memory will hold its first fundraising dinner on Sunday. On Saturday, there will be an “I [...]
Source: AP / theGrio SANFORD, Fla. — A judge in the case of a former neighborhood watch leader accused of shooting Florida teenager Trayvon Martin has denied a defense request to delay the trial. George Zimmerman’s attorneys presented a motion Tuesday asking Judge Debra Nelson to push the trial from mid-June back to November. They say [...]