Sad Day in America: Zimmerman Not Guilty for Killing Unarmed Martin [video]

Verdict Causes Outrage

Sad Day in America: Zimmerman Not Guilty for Killing Unarmed Martin [video]

It’s a sad day for many Americans; especially of African American descent. George Zimmerman, the man accused of murdering Trayvon Martin, was found not guilty of second-degree murder and manslaughter on Saturday. Zimmerman, 29, was charged with second-degree murder in the death of Martin, a 17 year old African-American male whom the defendant shot during […]

Mayor Bob Filner’s Sex Scandal: Chief of Staff Vince Hall Resigns [Video]

Breaking Free from Foolish Behavior

Mayor Bob Filner’s Sex Scandal: Chief of Staff Vince Hall Resigns [Video]

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner’s chief of staff, Vince Hall, has resigned. Hall announced his resignation Friday over Twitter. He posted the following, “As a lifelong activist for women’s rights and equality, I feel I must resign effective today.” This news came shortly after three prominent San Diego-area elected officials joined the growing list of […]

Zimmerman’s Fate Now Lies in the Hands of Six Female Jurors

Zimmerman’s Fate Now Lies in the Hands of Six Female Jurors

As the nation awaits a verdict in the trial, police and city leaders in Sanford and South Florida say they have taken precautionary steps for the possibility of mass protests or even civil unrest if George Zimmerman, who identifies himself as Hispanic, is acquitted, particularly in African-American neighborhoods where passions run strongest over the case. […]