George Zimmerman was accused of profiling, pursuing and fatally shooting Trayvon Martin (above), an unarmed black teen, in February 2012. Zimmerman, a former volunteer crime watchman in Sanford, Fla., has pleaded not guilty, saying he shot in self-defense when Martin attacked him. Jury for the case found him not guilty.
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Did anyone else notice how quiet the streets of downtown Atlanta were last Saturday night?
As of Tuesday morning, one million people have signed an NAACP petition asking the Department of Justice to pursue federal and civil rights charges against George Zimmerman after he was founded not guilty in the murder of Trayvon Martin.
Like many people, I've been riveted by the George Zimmerman trial. I call it "the George Zimmerman trial" because that's what it is, but the more I watch, the more I wonder: Should it be renamed "the Trayvon Martin trial?"