Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman Case


Sun December 30, 2012
NPR Story

Controversial 'Stand Your Ground' Laws Took Center Stage In 2012

Originally published on Sun December 30, 2012 10:45 am



Even before the horrific shooting in Newtown, this was a year in which guns were in the news. There was the mass shooting in Aurora, Colorado. And another story we've followed began in February with a 911 call in Sanford, Florida.


GEORGE ZIMMERMAN: This guy looks like he's up to no good, or he's on drugs or something. It's raining and he's just walking around looking about.

UNIDENTIFIED MAN: OK. And this guy, is he white, black or Hispanic?

ZIMMERMAN: He looks black.

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Fri December 7, 2012
The Two-Way

George Zimmerman Sues NBC, Says He's A Victim Of 'Yellow Journalism'

Originally published on Fri December 7, 2012 9:17 am

George Zimmerman, who is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Trayvon Martin, at a court hearing last June in Seminole County, Fla.
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Mon December 3, 2012
The Two-Way

Newly-Released Color Photo Shows A Bloodied George Zimmerman

Originally published on Mon December 3, 2012 6:26 pm

A photograph of George Zimmerman on the night he shot Trayvon Martin.

George Zimmerman's defense team just released a photograph they say was taken the night he shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

A black-and-white photocopy of the picture had already been released, but this photo is the first high-resolution and clear view we've gotten of Zimmerman on the night of the shooting.

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Thu November 29, 2012
The Two-Way

Trayvon Martin Update: Zimmerman's Defense Fund Is Offering His Autograph

Originally published on Thu November 29, 2012 9:50 am

The signed card that donors will get from George Zimmerman.

"Thank You Cards ... personally signed by George," are now going to be sent to those who donate money to the man facing second-degree murder charges for the Feb. 26 shooting death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin.

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Wed August 29, 2012

Did Obama's Make Trayvon Martin Case More Divisive?

Originally published on Thu August 30, 2012 6:21 am



The writer Ta-Nehisi Coates says he noticed something about one of this year's major news stories. When Trayvon Martin, a black teenager, was killed by a white man in Florida, there was widespread dismay. And then President Obama spoke.


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