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  • Trayvon Martin's Parents Sign Book Deal (Exclusive)

    09/29/2016 8:56:17 AM PDT · by PROCON · 56 replies ^ | Sep. 28, 2016 | Andy Lewis
    Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton, the parents of Trayvon Martin, the Florida teenager whose killing sparked a national firestorm about white violence against African-Americans, are writing a book titled Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin. The book will be published by Random House’s One World, the multicultural imprint being rebooted by editor Christopher Jackson, who announced the project in an interview with THR.
  • Man Beaten By Mob, In Critical Condition (one of them said "Now thats justice for Trayvon.")

    04/23/2012 5:33:25 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 245 replies ^ | April 23, 2012 | WKRG Staff
    MOBILE, Alabama -- Mobile police need your help to catch a mob that beat Matthew Owens so badly that he's in critical condition. According to police, Owens fussed at some kids playing basketball in the middle of Delmar Drive about 8:30 Saturday night. They say the kids left and a group of adults returned, armed with everything but the kitchen sink. Police tell News 5 the suspects used chairs, pipes and paint cans to beat Owens. Owens' sister, Ashley Parker, saw the attack. "It was the scariest thing I have ever witnessed." Parker says 20 people, all African American, attacked...
  • Guilty Verdict in Bribe Trial (Zimmermann still asserts innocence)

    08/11/2006 1:37:07 PM PDT · by lesser_satan · 16 replies · 418+ views
    St. Paul Pioneer Press ^ | Friday, August 11, 2006 | Aron Kahn
    In gushes of anger, humor, acceptance and even gratitude, former Minneapolis City Council Member Dean Zimmermann readied himself for federal prison Thursday after a jury convicted him on three counts of political corruption. "Everything I was convicted of was manufactured by the FBI,'' Zimmermann contended as he left federal court in Minneapolis, where the verdict was read after an eight-day trial that concluded Wednesday. Seven women and five men found Zimmermann guilty of three charges related to allegations he accepted three payments totaling $7,200 from a developer who sought Zimmermann's help at City Hall....(continues)