I’d hate to be a former Zimmerman juror today

A friend emailed this to me.  I couldn’t resist posting it.  I had similar thoughts about the Zimmerman jurors yesterday.  My first thought was “what’s done in the dark will come to light…” Salon A chilling 911 call shows George Zimmerman trying to frame his girlfriend — just like he did Trayvon Martin We already… More I’d hate to be a former Zimmerman juror today

Long Before He Was President, Obama Led Fight Against Racial Profiling

Some left-wing news pundits like Dr. Michael Eric Dyson a Georgetown University professor, feel that President Obama needs to discuss the racial divide in this country which exacerbated after the Zimmerman verdict. What they failed to remember was how his innocuous statement about the shooting death of Trayvon Martin drew right-wing ire .  The President of… More Long Before He Was President, Obama Led Fight Against Racial Profiling

Zimmerman Juror Decides Not To Write Book About Trial

It’s official… Buzzfeed Intense and immediate backlash apparently changed the mind of Juror B37 — and her agent. “I have realized that the best direction for me to go is away from writing any sort of book and return instead to my life as it was before …”  posted on July 16, 2013 at 12:52am EDT Late Monday… More Zimmerman Juror Decides Not To Write Book About Trial

Breaking News: No Book Deal from Martin Literary Management for Juror B37

Just an FYI: I was so outraged at the news that one of the jurors was going to write a book about the Zimmerman trial verdict that I wrote to Martin Literary Management like  so many others have done since the news of the book deal: May I respectfully say that I will not purchase… More Breaking News: No Book Deal from Martin Literary Management for Juror B37

CNN’s Anderson Cooper Interviews Anonymous Member Of Zimmerman Jury Who Defends Acquittal Decision

Speechless… Mediaite CNN’s Anderson Cooper landed the first “exclusive” interview with one of the six women who sat on the George Zimmerman murder trial jury for the last month. Seated in darkness and identified only as Juror B-37, the woman told Cooper is “seems like it’s been years” since the trial began and shared which moments of… More CNN’s Anderson Cooper Interviews Anonymous Member Of Zimmerman Jury Who Defends Acquittal Decision

On The Killing Of Trayvon Martin By George Zimmerman – By Ta-Nehisi Coates

Ta-Nehisi Coates, the author of this piece makes a compelling and reasonable argument about the Zimmerman case.   However, is it enough to take away the feeling by many in the African American community that the verdict was a gross miscarriage of justice?   The Atlantic By Florida law, in any violent confrontation ending in a… More On The Killing Of Trayvon Martin By George Zimmerman – By Ta-Nehisi Coates

NOT GUILTY…

The Huffington Post After deliberating for more than 16 hours, a jury of six women on Saturday evening found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed 17-year-old in Sanford, Fla. Zimmerman had pleaded not guilty to charges of second-degree murder with an affirmative defense, claiming he had shot Martin to save… More NOT GUILTY…

Fake photo of Trayvon Martin still making the rounds

See the unrelated video below this post to see how some people “stack the deck” when they want to overwhelm the “system” with their propaganda. The Root The Washington Post‘s Jonathan Capehart says it’s despicable that people are circulating a photo of tattooed Los Angeles rapper The Game and saying it’s Trayvon Martin. He’s says… More Fake photo of Trayvon Martin still making the rounds

Rush Limbaugh Compares Suspected Boston Bomber To Trayvon Martin

It’s too easy to say that the Limbaughs, Coulters and Hannitys of the world merely seek and need attention.  These people are simply unadulterated evil… Think Progress Conservative radio prognosticator Rush Limbaugh used his nationally syndicated show on Tuesday to try and tie Dzhakar Tsarnaev, the captured suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings last week, to murdered teenager Trayvon… More Rush Limbaugh Compares Suspected Boston Bomber To Trayvon Martin