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VIDEO: George Zimmerman Appears Before Judge, Arraignment Set for May 29th

George Zimmerman appeared before a Seminole County, FL judge today, where his arraingment was set for May 29th. Are you happy that Zimmerman has been arrested and charged? Do you think he will receive a fair trial?

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Arkansas School Police Officer Clears Hallway with PEPPER SPRAY; Injures 20 Students

Parents and community members in Pine Bluff, Arkansas are outraged after a school police officer used pepper spray to clear a middle school hallway, injuring nearly 20 students. Is it ever appropriate to use peppery spray inside of a school?

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George Zimmerman’s Problematic Website

By tamara @tamaracg 2:01 pm April 11, 2012 By now, you’ve all heard of George Zimmerman’s problematic website. But seriously…who are his advisors? Everything about the website is odd. From the domain name to the choice of quotes: First this one, included on each page of the website: “The only thing necessary for the triumph […]

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UPDATE: George Zimmerman ARRESTED; To Be Charged w/ 2nd Degree Murder

According to sources close to the investigation, George Zimmerman will finally be charged in relation to the death of Trayvon Martin.

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Alabama Man Sent To JAIL for Wearing Sagging Pants

According to the Grio, an Alabama judge has jailed a man for three days for wearing sagging pants to court. Do you agree with the judge’s actions, or was it an overreaction?

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English Teacher FIRED For Encouraging Trayvon Martin Fundraiser?!

African American teacher Brooke Harris was fired from her position at a middle school in Michigan after supporting her students’ efforts to express support for Trayvon Martin. Many are now calling for her reinstatement. What kind of message does firing Ms. Harris send to her students?

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Style Wars: Not Graffiti But Hipster Takeover

By Keantre Malone 2:00 pm April 10, 2012 Style, or the way we construct our dress, seems capable to achieve political goals—equal to the power of protests. Speaking from experience, I did not know that my clothes upset the authority figures. Since my professor claimed that I was funny-looking last night, I’ve found a complement […]

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George Zimmerman Launches Website; Says Trayvon Murder Was ‘Life-Altering Event’

George Zimmerman has officially launched a website from which he is soliciting sympathy and donations to his legal defense fund. Do you feel bad for George Zimmerman?

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THE WEEKLY ROUND-UP: Black Youth in the News, April 1-8

THE WEEKLY ROUND-UP: Black Youth in the News, April 1-8 – “The Plot to Demonize Black Youth — And Their Mothers, Too,” and other news stories about our youth at BlackYouthProject.com!

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Is the Future of Activism Online?

By jasiri x 12:37 pm April 9, 2012 Paradise Gray and Jasiri X with students from One Hood’s New Media Academy UPDATE: On Tuesday, April 17 at 7:30pm WQED premieres a special 30 minute documentary  called “Game Changers“: “Jasiri X and Paradise Gray of One Hood Media are Game Changers who are teaching young black […]

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