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Televangelist vows to ‘shut down Florida’ in the killing of Miami-Dade teen
Miami Herald ^ | 3/14/2012 | Frances Robles

Posted on 03/16/2012 11:50:45 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper

Televangelist preacher Jamal Bryant vowed to “shut down Florida” at a rally on Wednesday to demand justice for slain Miami-Dade teen Trayvon Martin.

“This is a wake-up call for the state of Florida!” Bryant said. “We are going to shut Florida down until justice weighs down!”

The Baltimore preacher and leader of the Empowerment Movement spoke at a rally at the Allen Chapel in Sanford in response to the Feb. 26 killing of the Michael Krop Senior High school student.

Black leaders are vowing to bring at least 1,000 protesters from around the country to a March 26 city council meeting if charges are not filed in the case. The protesters, he said, should bring bags of Skittles like the candy Trayvon carried when he was gunned down after a fight with a stranger.

Trayvon was visiting his father and his father’s girlfriend in a gated community when the homeowner’s association neighborhood watch volunteer spotted him and thought he looked suspicious. The two tussled and guard George Zimmerman opened fire, killing the unarmed boy.

Zimmerman claimed self defense and has not been arrested. The case was referred this week to the state attorney’s office in Sanford for review. Police Chief Bill Lee said there was no probable cause for an arrest.

Because the boy is black and Zimmerman is widely believed to be white, the teen’s family and many activists believe Trayvon was racially profiled. However, Zimmerman is Hispanic.

(Excerpt) Read more at miamiherald.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: 2012; astroturf; blackkk; florida; obama; race; trayvonmartin
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This story will be a fire fanned by the Obama-loving media. Later, I will post a story about the "Black Liberation Militia"...it has apparently vowed to take down the Neighborhood Watch man, a hispanic, who was involved in this incident.
1 posted on 03/16/2012 11:50:51 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper
Black preachers can't get upset over "gay marriage" or evolution or abortion or attacks on the religion they claim to practice. They only get upset at things like this.

Yes, this was a tragedy. But if Black preachers used this clout they've been given by PC for morality this country would be transformed in a very short time. But they absolutely refuse to do it.

2 posted on 03/16/2012 11:54:13 AM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Ki-hagoy vehamamlakhah 'asher lo'-ya`avdukh yove'du; vehagoyim charov yecheravu!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

>> many activists believe Trayvon was racially profiled. However, Zimmerman is Hispanic. <<

Relevance?

Hispanics, even those who are so pale as to be able to pass for white, cannot possibly be racists?

Or is it that a white killing a black is inherently racist, no matter what the cause, but non-whites may not be?


3 posted on 03/16/2012 11:55:48 AM PDT by dangus
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To: Zionist Conspirator

It is because they are not true servants of God but they are high priests of the heretical social liberation theology gospel.


4 posted on 03/16/2012 11:56:33 AM PDT by DarthVader (Politicians govern out of self interest, Statesmen govern for a Vision greater than themselves)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I hope they make a big scene. When its report loudly that other guy is hispanic that ought to rock the vote a little.


5 posted on 03/16/2012 11:56:49 AM PDT by dragonblustar (Allah Ain't So Akbar!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I don’t know what happened, but from the fact that the kid came from an intact family, my guess is that he was not doing anything too serious at the time of the incident. He may honestly was walking alone the street.

That isn’t to say that he was an angel, but I don’t think he was a hard-core gang member either.

I’d appreciate it if anybody has information on the kid as to his personal situation.


6 posted on 03/16/2012 11:57:31 AM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

So now the shooting occurred “after a fight”.

At first the honor student and aspiring rapper just got shot out of the blue.


7 posted on 03/16/2012 11:57:37 AM PDT by rogue yam
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To: SoFloFreeper

Zimmerman called the police to report ‘a suspicious person’. The police advised him to back off and wait for them to investigate. The teenager had gone to purchase some skittles and was only 100’ from his father’s home when he was shot dead. Zimmerman should, at the very least, have called his father for verification before arguing with the kid.

Zimmerman provoked the confrontation by his behavior, waving his gun and acting like a police wannabe.


8 posted on 03/16/2012 11:59:43 AM PDT by sodpoodle ( Newt - God has tested him for a reason...... to bring America back from the brink.)
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To: dangus
Or is it that a white killing a black is inherently racist, no matter what the cause, but non-whites may not be?

Bingo.

9 posted on 03/16/2012 11:59:52 AM PDT by rogue yam
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To: DarthVader
It is because they are not true servants of God but they are high priests of the heretical social liberation theology gospel.

But they preach and carry on just like gap-toothed snake-handling West Virginia hillbillies when they preach their "liberation theology"--and no liberal makes fun of them.

10 posted on 03/16/2012 11:59:52 AM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Ki-hagoy vehamamlakhah 'asher lo'-ya`avdukh yove'du; vehagoyim charov yecheravu!)
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To: sodpoodle

This appears to be the case. Zimmerman acted like a cop-wannabe and shot the kid, while the kid was trying to get to his father’s house.


11 posted on 03/16/2012 12:03:23 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Sounds eerily familiar to Rev. Al Sharpton before the Crown Heights riots.


12 posted on 03/16/2012 12:03:23 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Jonty30
I don’t know what happened, but from the fact that the kid came from an intact family...

My understanding is that the family is not intact. What I read previously is that the kid did not live in the gated community where the shooting occurred. He was staying there temporarily with his father because he was suspended from school. He regularly lived elsewhere with his mother who was divorced from the father.

13 posted on 03/16/2012 12:04:17 PM PDT by rogue yam
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To: Jonty30

Parents were divorced - he was visiting his father in a Florida gated community. Usually, gated communities require visitors have guest passes for security. Maybe not in this case.

He was not a gang member and had a good school record in sports and academics. His mother and father appear to have been very involved in his life and maintained a good relationship.

The police should have held Zimmerman for questioning and forensics to support his claim that he shot the teen in self defense. Just because he was some sort of sponsored vigilante is not a defense.


14 posted on 03/16/2012 12:04:38 PM PDT by sodpoodle ( Newt - God has tested him for a reason...... to bring America back from the brink.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Gen-X’ers and Y’ers can expect this scene to get larger and more violent in the future. Thank you Stupidest Generation!


15 posted on 03/16/2012 12:06:28 PM PDT by kreitzer
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To: rogue yam

After a fight, they say he, the shooter, was still on the phone when he fired. That was part of the story yesterday, when the state attorney took over the case.


16 posted on 03/16/2012 12:08:13 PM PDT by org.whodat
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To: rogue yam

Ah, a story posted a few days ago on this suggested an intact family.

But still, the father was still involved enough to have to have his son stay with him so he could straighten out.

That’s not the makings of a career criminal. My guess is that the kid came too close to the gated yard, the guard got too jumpy about it and the kid started running towards his home.


17 posted on 03/16/2012 12:10:39 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: sodpoodle
Zimmerman should, at the very least, have called his father for verification before arguing with the kid.

Have you seen it reported that Zimmerman knew the father's name and phone number? I haven't.

Zimmerman provoked the confrontation by his behavior, waving his gun and acting like a police wannabe.

Have you seen it reported that Zimmerman was "waving his gun and acting like a police wannabe"? I haven't.

18 posted on 03/16/2012 12:11:19 PM PDT by rogue yam
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To: org.whodat

Where are all the preachers screaming about the white 13 year old boy that was set on fire by a couple of black kids while they were screaming something like “you had it coming to you white boy” Where is the media on this?


19 posted on 03/16/2012 12:11:29 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: Zionist Conspirator
gap-toothed snake-handling West Virginia hillbillies

Hate much?

20 posted on 03/16/2012 12:14:22 PM PDT by rogue yam
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To: Jonty30
Zimmerman acted like a cop-wannabe and shot the kid

The only witnesses to Zimmerman's actions were Zimmerman and the kid. The kid is dead. How do you know what you claim to know about Zimmerman's actions?

21 posted on 03/16/2012 12:16:44 PM PDT by rogue yam
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To: rogue yam

I don’t know if Zimmerman did that, but how likely was it that a black honours student, three houses from his house is casing gated communities with the intent of B&E?


22 posted on 03/16/2012 12:18:09 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: rogue yam

‘IF’ Zimmerman had stopped to ask the young man for ID or proof of residency - he would have learned the name and phone number of the father.

When Zimmerman shot the teen dead - he had to be waving and pointing the gun.

DUH!


23 posted on 03/16/2012 12:20:29 PM PDT by sodpoodle ( Newt - God has tested him for a reason...... to bring America back from the brink.)
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To: rogue yam

‘IF’ Zimmerman had stopped to ask the young man for ID or proof of residency - he would have learned the name and phone number of the father.

When Zimmerman shot the teen dead - he had to be waving and pointing the gun.

DUH!


24 posted on 03/16/2012 12:20:29 PM PDT by sodpoodle ( Newt - God has tested him for a reason...... to bring America back from the brink.)
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To: org.whodat
After a fight, they say he, the shooter, was still on the phone when he fired. That was part of the story yesterday, when the state attorney took over the case.

Interesting. Pretty much all reports have said that Zimmerman called police when he first saw the kid, before he made any contact. Now we are to believe that Zimmerman was on the phone during the shooting which occurred after a "fight". I wonder if and how Mr. Zimmerman managed to stay on the phone while he was fighting. Maybe he called back?

25 posted on 03/16/2012 12:22:43 PM PDT by rogue yam
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To: Jonty30
I don’t know if Zimmerman did that, but how likely was it that a black honours student, three houses from his house is casing gated communities with the intent of B&E?

What does that have to do with anything?

Zimmerman's defense for shooting the kid (if he has one) will be based on the kid having attacked him.

B&E doesn't enter into it.

26 posted on 03/16/2012 12:26:58 PM PDT by rogue yam
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To: rogue yam

I don’t know, but I do know that the cops would have any background information on the kid and the security guard.

Unless the kid was in serious trouble back home, it’s unlikely he was up to no good here, as people tend to live their life in very distinct patterns.

I also know that the number one occupation of failed cops is security guard, so it will be interesting if any information comes to light on that.


27 posted on 03/16/2012 12:26:58 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: dangus

A Hispanic named Zimmerman. From Argentina perhaps?


28 posted on 03/16/2012 12:28:22 PM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class!)
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To: rogue yam
gap-toothed snake-handling West Virginia hillbillies

Hate much?

First of all, I am a Southern redneck "Biblical literalist." I have defended Southern Fundamentalists on this forum for over a decade. Just yesterday I unloaded quite a rant on a thread in which a certain group of our so-called "fellow conservatives" were squawking about "bigotry" and "know nothings," so don't you start with me.

My point was intended to be ironic: when rural Southern whites do it, they're "gap-toothed snake-handling West Virginia hillbillies;" when Blacks do it they're "authentic representatives of a beautiful non-Western culture." And my point, the hypocrisy of liberals who laugh at one and swoon at the other, stands.

I'm in no mood to be misunderstood right now.

29 posted on 03/16/2012 12:30:02 PM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Ki-hagoy vehamamlakhah 'asher lo'-ya`avdukh yove'du; vehagoyim charov yecheravu!)
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To: dandiegirl

Do not know maybe on the thread about what happened.


30 posted on 03/16/2012 12:30:13 PM PDT by org.whodat
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To: sodpoodle
‘IF’ Zimmerman had stopped to ask the young man for ID or proof of residency - he would have learned the name and phone number of the father.

Unless the kid refused to tell him and perhaps had instead attacked him.

When Zimmerman shot the teen dead - he had to be waving and pointing the gun.

Pointing, yes. Waving, no. You keep dishonestly using the word "waving" for a reason. I keep pointing out your dishonesty for a reason as well.

DUH!

I agree.

31 posted on 03/16/2012 12:31:46 PM PDT by rogue yam
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To: rogue yam

That would be part of what I’m saying. Kids who are typically non-violent don’t come out swinging. So unless the kid can be shown to have violent tendencies, I’m inclined to think the guard is lying.

But we’ll see how it goes down in court.


32 posted on 03/16/2012 12:33:35 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: sodpoodle

i have no proof, but it sounds to me like Zimmerman might have grabbed the kid, the kid fought back and so Z shot him. That’s not self defense. He had a bloody nose, the kid didn’t beat him to a bloody pulp. I could be wrong, but I still think Z ought to be arrested,


33 posted on 03/16/2012 12:34:35 PM PDT by Shimmer1 (If my body dies, then let it die, but let my country live.)
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To: Jonty30

why was he suspended from school if he’s an ‘honors student’?


34 posted on 03/16/2012 12:34:46 PM PDT by spacejunkie2001
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To: rogue yam
Have you seen it reported that Zimmerman was "waving his gun and acting like a police wannabe"? I haven't.

Zimmerman, who was in his car, slowly following Martin, who was on foot. When Martin went down a walkway between two rows of buildings, Zimmerman told the 911 operator that he was not going to let one of these ***holes get away again. He was told to wait for police, instead he left his car to pursue Martin.

At best, brandishing, ar worst, a Charles Bronson wannabe.

35 posted on 03/16/2012 12:35:33 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy (Paparazzi mob senior citizen mistaking her for Lindsay Lohan (True Story))
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To: Jonty30

You are just running your mouth here.


36 posted on 03/16/2012 12:36:27 PM PDT by rogue yam
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To: Zionist Conspirator
Black preachers can't get upset over "gay marriage"...

If I find an exception, your blanket statement is wrong. Do you need me to do that?

37 posted on 03/16/2012 12:37:19 PM PDT by TankerKC (Welcome to the age of "I Meant to Do That" Diplomacy)
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To: rogue yam
All I know is that obummer is shaking in his shoes, trying to stop the Israeli's from doing it now.
38 posted on 03/16/2012 12:37:42 PM PDT by org.whodat
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To: Zionist Conspirator

Maybe you would see less anti-white bigotry if you stopped contributing to it.


39 posted on 03/16/2012 12:39:06 PM PDT by rogue yam
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To: Jonty30
So unless the kid can be shown to have violent tendencies, I’m inclined to think the guard is lying.

The guard will only need to testify convincingly that the kid attacked him. The burden of proof is on the prosecution. Zimmerman has no obligation to prove that his assailant attacked other people previously.

40 posted on 03/16/2012 12:43:57 PM PDT by rogue yam
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To: spacejunkie2001

According to one of the posters here, he was an honours student.

I do know that people tend to act with consistency. If they are violent, they tend to react violently. If they’re non-violent, they tend to act nonviolent.

You can get suspended from school because you brought a butterknife or let somebody have a lozange, so I’m not necessarily inclined to think the kid was a serious troublemaker.

Since it was his mom who sent him, that suggests he may have started to flirt with possible troublemakers, but probably wasn’t a serious troublemaker at this point in time.


41 posted on 03/16/2012 12:46:47 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

If the guard were black, would this even be a newsworthy story?


42 posted on 03/16/2012 12:47:38 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Jonty30

You sure seem intent on defending this kid without having an ounce of facts to back it up.

Who knows what happened? George or Trayvon? Those were the only 2 there and in FLA, the gun laws FAVOR George.

That’s why we’re known as the Gunshine state.


43 posted on 03/16/2012 12:49:38 PM PDT by spacejunkie2001
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To: Jonty30

intact family?

His daddy’s girlfriend is his mom? Where was this guy living to be visiting them?


44 posted on 03/16/2012 12:49:42 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: rogue yam

We all are, until the facts come in.


45 posted on 03/16/2012 12:50:36 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Shimmer1
He had a bloody nose, the kid didn’t beat him to a bloody pulp.

Like you said, you have no evidence regarding who attacked who first.

As for the bloody nose, one blow can cause a person to lose consciousness and then be completely defenseless against further mayhem. It happens all of the time. Ghetto thugs knock someone out and then proceed to maim or kill them. There is no reason for Zimmerman to risk this. This whole "it was just a fistfight" line is garbage. If you attack an innocent person then you deserve what you get. I do not know whether Zimmerman was completely innocent, but I have seen no evidence indicating otherwise.

46 posted on 03/16/2012 12:54:15 PM PDT by rogue yam
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Do you have a link for the Zimmerman quote? Thanks.

I have not read of Zimmerman calling anyone names on the 911 call.

I wonder whether you or someone else made this up.

47 posted on 03/16/2012 12:58:41 PM PDT by rogue yam
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To: GeronL

He lived with his mom in another town.

He was to stay with his pa for a week or so.


48 posted on 03/16/2012 1:09:33 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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treyvon coulda been acting in self defense and trying to protect himself because he was being followed by strange, possibly dangerous man with a gun (zimmermann). He did not look like a police officer or have any police identification, so why would any citizen stop for this neighborhood watchman? maybe treyvon thought he was being robbed or attacked by zimmerman. if treyvonn was a young pretty woman minding her own business.....would you logically expect that woman to be afraid of some strange hispanic man following her with a gun? zimmermann was the aggressor acting like a cop, even though he has no police badge or uniform. citizens don’t know him or what he is actually up to.


49 posted on 03/16/2012 1:10:58 PM PDT by snowstorm12
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To: Jonty30
Trayvon was visiting his father and his father’s girlfriend

the fact that the kid came from an intact family, my guess

Where do you get "intact family"? My guess is that you are an idiot. Learn to read.

50 posted on 03/16/2012 1:16:29 PM PDT by metalurgist (I Want your country back? It'll take guns and rope. Marxists won't give up peaceably.)
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