SANFORD, Fla. — A slain Florida teenager and the neighborhood watch captain who shot and killed him exchanged words before the teen punched him in the nose and began banging the man’s head on the ground, according to the watch captain’s account of the confrontation that led to the shooting. RELATED: Cop Account Of Trayvon […]

I’m all for the idea of partying for a purpose, but it takes a very special kind of stupid to think the slaughter of a teenager is the perfect premise to promote twirking. Still, some promoter thought it would be a grand idea to take the death of Trayvon Martin as an opportunity to advertise […]

SANFORD, Fla. — The parents of a slain Florida teenager are blaming police for leaking information about their son being suspended for marijuana and details about the fight he had with the shooter that portrayed the teen as the aggressor. RELATED: Distraction Tactics? Media Releases Records Linking Trayvon Suspension To Weed Trayvon Martin’s mother, Sybrina […]

Although the march and rally for Trayvon Martin on Monday (March 26) led by leading Baltimore pastor Dr. Jamal Bryant and Martin family attorney Benjamin Crump got off to a slightly late start, the emotions were high as revelers began their trek from tiny Centennial Park to the downtown Sanford Civic Center, packing the venue […]

An estimated 1,200 marched through Baltimore during rush hour demanding justice for slain Florida teen, Trayvon Martin, reports the Baltimore Sun. Wearing hoodies and carrying Skittles and Arizona Iced Tea, the angry and frustrated crowd chanted “Justice Now” to protest the obvious racism and prejudice that lies at the root of Trayvon’s murder by neighborhood […]

New Orleans police officer, Jason Giroir, 35, has been suspended indefinitely without pay for making disparaging remarks about 17-year-old Trayvon Martin online, reports In response to a comment posted Sunday on on a story about Trayvon, who was unarmed when he was gunned down by George Zimmerman, 28, Giroir said that the 17-year-old […]

When Trayvon Martin was shot and killed, I refused to read about it. I didn’t follow up online and I didn’t watch any TV coverage about it. I ignored Twitter streams with the hashtag #trayvonmartin. It wasn’t because I didn’t care. It was because I cared too much. I didn’t look because I was in denial. […]

SANFORD, Fla. — The mother of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin has filed papers seeking to trademark two slogans based on his name. SEE ALSO: There Are Trayvon Martins Worldwide Send Your Trayvon Martin Pics To NewsOne! The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office filings by Sybrina Fulton are for the sayings “I Am Trayvon” and […]

If you live out in the Baltimore, Md., area, come out and rally for Trayvon Martin on Monday evening. RELATED: The Growing Trend Of The Stand Your Ground Law Beginning at 5 p.m. on Light and Pratt Streets, participants will march to the Fayette Street Police Headquarters, where victims of racism and bigotry will speak […]

SANFORD, Fla. — Trayvon Martin had been suspended from school for marijuana when the unarmed teenager was shot to death by a neighborhood watch volunteer, a family spokesman said Monday. RELATED: NewsOne’s Coverage Of Trayvon Martin Murder Martin, 17, was suspended by Miami-Dade County schools because traces of marijuana were found in a plastic baggie […]

NewsOne wants you to tweet and Facebook in your best hoodie photos! Send us your best photos of yourselves, your children, grandparents, friends, pets or anyone donning a hoodie in memory of Trayvon Martin. SEE ALSO: Miami Heat Players Don Hoodies For Travon Martin You can be as creative as you want to be. If […]

Trayvon Martin’s death proved, once again, that we Black men cannot feel safe living in our own brown skin. Or in Trayvon’s case, a hoodie. SEE ALSO: Send NewsOne Your Hoodie Photos! Miami Heat Don Hoodies For Trayvon Martin No matter our professional prowess, academic pedigree or legal citizenship, we cannot feel safe walking the […]