Trayvon Martin


Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

Was Hispanic man targeted because of George Zimmerman verdict?

By Brian Kuebler, BALTIMORE – It happened at the corner of North Streeper and Fairmont just north of Patterson Park. Baltimore Police say a group young black males assaulted a Hispanic male Sunday night. The location is irrelevant, even the assault is not normally newsworthy but it is what they may have said that

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

White Hispanics: ‘Hey! We’re not ALL murderous d-bags’

By Edward Rueda, Pocho Ñews Service White Hispanic” is one of mainstream media’s hottest new buzzwords, a term that has leaped off of old census forms and job applications to join the ranks of “twerking,” “3-D printing,” and...

Monday, July 15th, 2013

George Zimmerman’s Family Deliberately Downplayed His Latino Roots

By Bryan Llenas, Fox News Latino The killing of Trayvon Martin in Florida last year quickly sparked racial controversy because it was, as most people saw it, a white man who killed an unarmed Black teen. But what...

Monday, July 15th, 2013

Zimmerman not-guilty verdict unlikely to be the end of Trayvon Martin saga in court

By Manuel Roig-Franzia, Washington Post The not-guilty verdict that sounded so final, so utterly unequivocal, in Courtroom 5D of the Seminole County courthouse Saturday night has quickly given way to a kaleidoscope of demonstrations across the country, debate about wrongful-death lawsuits...

Friday, July 12th, 2013

George Zimmerman, not so black or white

By Teresa Puente, Chicanísima George Zimmerman killed Trayvon Martin. There is no disputing that and whether he did so in self-defense as he claims or as some sort of macho vigilante act will soon be decided by the jury....

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Morning NewsTaco

Tuesday April 24, 2012 Democrats have work to do to encourage voter turnout (Austin American-Statesman): “Everyone talks about the ‘sleeping giant of the Latino community,’ but the sleeping giant will not wake up on its own. The Republicans know...

Friday, April 20th, 2012

Friday’s Cartoon: Crime Watch

By Khalil Bendib, Other Words

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

The Racism In The Trayvon Martin Case, Voter ID Is The Same

The recent shooting of Trayvon Martin in Florida led me to think more deeply about the issue of race in America today. I’m old enough to have remembered municipal buses in San Antonio, Texas having signs requiring...

Monday, March 26th, 2012

How A Florida Law Makes Trayvon Martin’s Death “Reasonable”

By Paul Adams On the 26 of February, a rainy night in Sanford, Florida, Trayvon Martin was walking through his neighborhood to get home to his father after buying Skittles candy at a nearby bodega. As he idly strolled...

Monday, March 26th, 2012

A Letter To Geraldo Rivera From A Hoodie-Wearing Black Latina

By Jackeline Stewart Dear Geraldo, A three-piece suit and a tie would not have saved Trayvon Martin’s life.  Urging black and Latino parents to “not let their children go out wearing hoodies” and saying that the 17 year-old’s hoodie holds...