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Trayvon Martin’s parents lead protests in New York and Miami over Zimmerman verdict

By Tom Brown MIAMI (Reuters) – Trayvon Martin’s parents were due to lead demonstrations in New York and Miami on Saturday, as protesters across the country rallied to express anger over the acquittal of the man who shot and killed the unarmed black teenager. The protests, outside federal court buildings…

Justice Department to Florida police: Hold Zimmerman’s gun until our investigation ends

The FBI has ordered the Sanford, Florida Police Department not to return George Zimmerman’s gun to him while a federal civil case against him is still pending. According to the Orlando Sentinel, the request is a clear indication that the U.S. Department of Justice is moving forward with its investigation…

Cosby blames gun culture for Trayvon Martin’s death

Veteran US actor and comedian Bill Cosby spoke out about the fatal shooting in February of an unarmed black teen in Florida, blaming his death on the prevalence of guns in the United States. “We need to get rid of it on the streets. And if people have one, they should be checked…

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