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THEATER REVIEW: In The Ballad of Trayvon Martin at New Freedom Theatre, History Looks All Too Current

It’s been a number of years since I attended Freedom Theatre, and I’m happy to return as they celebrate their 50th anniversary. The company, now […]

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Arcadia University to Host “Letters to Trayvon” Event

Trayvon Martin is dead, but Arcadia University will not see him forgotten. The university on the outskirts of Philadelphia will take the last weekend of February […]

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Use My Story to Enact Change, Trayvon Martin’s Mother Tells a Packed Crowd in Philly

The crowded ballroom, filled with a mix of National Urban League members and press, had already sat through an hour of speeches from sponsors and […]

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PHOTOS: The LOVE Park Trayvon Martin Rally

On Sunday, Philadelphians gathered throughout the course of the day at LOVE Park to voice their anger about the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial. […]

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We Are All Trayvon Martin

“What do you mean that you feel threatened by me, ma’am?” That’s what I heard my boyfriend say to our neighbor when she came to […]

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Rachel Jeantel and Trayvon Martin Were Put on Trial

“I’m not even supposed to be here.” The statement made by Lebron James in his post-championship interview was so simplistic that its power was lost […]

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10 Things You Don’t Know About the Trayvon Martin Case

Ever since mainstream media finally decided that the February 26th shooting death of black teen Trayvon Martin was newsworthy, which was about a month after […]

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Mistakes by NBC, CNN Make George Zimmerman a Hero

Three major news organizations, NBC, ABC and CNN, were forced to “walk back,” as they like to say—as though they’ve merely started a waltz instead […]

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Florida Teen Trayvon Martin Was Murdered Twice

It’s been more than a few hours since your teenage son went out to buy some snacks during a break in a televised NBA All-Star […]