Sybrina Fulton received a standing ovation from a crowd of about 2,000 people at the Pennsylvania Convention Center before speaking about her slain son, her shattered life, and her faith in God.
The mother of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will speak in Philadelphia this week at the National Urban League’s annual conference.
Chris discusses President Obama’s statement on Trayvon Martin and Race, the impending birth of the royal baby, and the bankruptcy of Detroit. He talks to Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on the Monday Morning Matchup, Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel, John Hayward from Human Events, and Rob Levine from Holt’s Cigar Company.
Recent racially charged controversies — like the Trayvon Martin case — have galvanized the community, and a big part of the conversation is online.
A rally was held outside of the federal courthouse in Center City Saturday afternoon to urge the Justice Department to file civil rights charges against George Zimmerman, who was acquitted of murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
Community outrage over the not guilty verdict in the second-degree murder trial of George Zimmerman is evolving into something more. Part of the evolution will be discussed Saturday in Philadelphia at two separate rallies.
A Drexel professor has analyzed President Obama’s remarks on the George Zimmerman trail outcome.
Chris addresses Attorney General Eric Holder’s response to the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial, the possibility that Veterans Stadium may have caused cancer in former Phillies, and Keith Olbermann’s return to ESPN. He also talks to Congressman Pat Meehan and Tom McGrath from the Philly Post.
Based in Wynnewood, Pa., the National Association of Town Watch has been around for more than thirty years, providing support for thousands of town watch members across the country.
This year’s memorial has been delayed indefinitely because of the weekend’s protests there over the George Zimmerman verdict — protests that included signs hung from the statue.
Philadelphia lawyer Jim Beasley represents Zimmerman, who was acquitted of murdering Trayvon Martin during an altercation in Florida.
A group of protesters took their message mobile, marching through the city streets to Independence Hall.
The “not guilty” verdict for George Zimmerman has sparked protests in cities across the country, including Philadelphia.
In a statement, Nutter said he respects the criminal justice system but strongly disagrees with the not guilty verdict
People rallied at the Municipal Services Building at 15th Street and JFK Boulevard in Center City Saturday night, only an hour after George Zimmerman was found not guilty of second-degree murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.