Trayvon Martin http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22046/all en 911 tapes of Trayvon Martin's shooting have been released http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120317/911-tapes-trayvon-martin-shooting-released The chilling 911 tapes from the shooting Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old African-American who was killed by a neighborhood watchperson in Florida last month, have raised new questions and frustrations around the case. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120317/911-tapes-trayvon-martin-shooting-released" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trayvon Martin Americas Politics United States Sat, 17 Mar 2012 22:47:00 +0000 Talia Ralph 5696565 at http://www.globalpost.com Trayvon Martin case: Family calls for investigation (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120319/trayvon-martin-case-family-calls-investigation <p> The 911 recordings show that George Zimmerman continued to follow 17-year-old Trayvon Martin after the police advised him not to.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120319/trayvon-martin-case-family-calls-investigation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trayvon Martin United States Mon, 19 Mar 2012 18:26:00 +0000 Priyanka Boghani 5696718 at http://www.globalpost.com Trayvon Martin Case: Militia group says it will make citizen's arrest http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120320/trayvon-martin-citizens-arrest <p> As the facts of the Trayvon Martin case continue to unfold, more and more groups continue to come forward, calling for the arrest of George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch leader who admitted to shooting and killing the 17-year-old.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120320/trayvon-martin-citizens-arrest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trayvon Martin United States Tue, 20 Mar 2012 19:29:00 +0000 Stacey Leasca 5696913 at http://www.globalpost.com Trayvon Martin case: Study shows holding gun increases perception of threat http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120321/trayvon-martin-case-study-show-holding-gun-incre <p> Trayvon Martin was shot and killed by a neighborhood watchman in Sanford, Florida, who believed that he was acting in self-defense. The case has prompted outrage and protests and a federal investigation into the case has been launched.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120321/trayvon-martin-case-study-show-holding-gun-incre" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trayvon Martin United States Wed, 21 Mar 2012 20:07:00 +0000 Mariya Karimjee 5697088 at http://www.globalpost.com 'Million Hoodie March' held in New York for Florida shooting victim Trayvon Martin http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120322/million-hoodie-march-trayvon-martin-neighborhood-watch-florida-vigilante A "Million Hoodie March" has drawn around 1,000 people in New York in a show support for Trayvon Martin, 17, who was wearing a hoodie when he was shot dead in Florida by a neighborhood watch volunteer.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120322/million-hoodie-march-trayvon-martin-neighborhood-watch-florida-vigilante" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trayvon Martin United States Thu, 22 Mar 2012 09:24:00 +0000 News Desk 5697168 at http://www.globalpost.com Trayvon Martin: Police chief steps aside over controversy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120322/trayvon-martin-police-chief-resign-stand-your-ground-law Police Chief Billy Lee steps aside a day after Sanford city commissioners asked him to step down. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120322/trayvon-martin-police-chief-resign-stand-your-ground-law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trayvon Martin Americas Politics United States Thu, 22 Mar 2012 17:54:00 +0000 Talia Ralph 5697246 at http://www.globalpost.com Geraldo Rivera: Trayvon Martin killed due to 'hoodie' sweatshirt http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120323/geraldo-rivera-trayvon-martin-killed-due-to-hoodie <p> Fox News host Geraldo Rivera says he believes Trayvon Martin wouldn&#39;t have been fatally shot by a neighborhood watch captain had he not been wearing a &quot;hoodie&quot; sweatshirt.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120323/geraldo-rivera-trayvon-martin-killed-due-to-hoodie" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trayvon Martin United States Fri, 23 Mar 2012 14:40:00 +0000 Sarah Wolfe 5697401 at http://www.globalpost.com Obama on Trayvon: "If I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon" (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120323/obama-trayvon-if-i-had-son-hed-look-trayvon-video While speaking at the White House Rose Garden, Obama commented for the first time on the shooting in Florida of an unarmed, 17-year-old black teenager by a neighborhood watch volunteer who thought he looked suspicious.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120323/obama-trayvon-if-i-had-son-hed-look-trayvon-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trayvon Martin United States Fri, 23 Mar 2012 16:18:00 +0000 Priyanka Boghani 5697422 at http://www.globalpost.com Rev. Al Sharpton speaks at Trayvon Martin rally on day of mother's death (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120323/al-sharpton-at-trayvon-martin-rally-video Demonstrators came by buses and cars from Atlanta and all around Florida, wearing hoodies and carrying bags of Skittles, in solidarity with the unarmed 17-year-old black teenager who was shot on Feb. 26 by a neighborhood watch volunteer who thought he looked suspicious.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120323/al-sharpton-at-trayvon-martin-rally-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trayvon Martin United States Fri, 23 Mar 2012 19:36:00 +0000 Priyanka Boghani 5697440 at http://www.globalpost.com Florida man arrested over threats to Trayvon Martin police chief http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120324/threatening-email-trayvon-martin-police-chief <p> A Florida man is charged with threatening the police chief who had been overseeing the investigation into the shooting death of Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch captain.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120324/threatening-email-trayvon-martin-police-chief" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trayvon Martin United States Sat, 24 Mar 2012 18:12:00 +0000 Sarah Wolfe 5697545 at http://www.globalpost.com New Black Panthers offer $10K reward for Zimmerman http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120324/new-black-panthers-offer-10k-reward-zimmerman <p> Mikhail Muhammad said black athletes and entertainers are donating cash to the cause, and the group hopes to raise $1 million.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120324/new-black-panthers-offer-10k-reward-zimmerman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trayvon Martin United States Sat, 24 Mar 2012 21:26:00 +0000 David Trifunov 5697564 at http://www.globalpost.com Craig Sonner, George Zimmerman's lawyer, bolts from MSNBC http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/120327/craig-sonner-george-zimmermans-lawyer-bolts-msnbc <p> MSNBC&#39;s O&#39;Donnell makes up for the suprise absence of his show&#39;s guest -- the lawyer representing Zimmerman -- by facing off with a piece of furniture.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/120327/craig-sonner-george-zimmermans-lawyer-bolts-msnbc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trayvon Martin Americas Tue, 27 Mar 2012 15:40:00 +0000 Kristin Deasy 5697914 at http://www.globalpost.com George Zimmerman strikes back, accusing Trayvon Martin of violent attack http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120327/george-zimmerman-trayvon-martin Zimmerman told police Martin was the aggressor, striking him in the face first. According to the Orlando Sentinel, Zimmerman lost track of Martin and was walking back to his car when the teenager approached him from behind and struck him. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120327/george-zimmerman-trayvon-martin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trayvon Martin United States Tue, 27 Mar 2012 17:00:00 +0000 Stacey Leasca 5697925 at http://www.globalpost.com New Black Panther Party leader arrested after offering $10,000 for Zimmerman's capture http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120327/black-panther-party-leader-arrested <p> &ldquo;An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth.&quot;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120327/black-panther-party-leader-arrested" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trayvon Martin United States Americas United States Tue, 27 Mar 2012 18:17:00 +0000 Amy Silverstein 5697951 at http://www.globalpost.com Geraldo Rivera, FOX News host under fire for 'hoodie' comment, issues written apology http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/120327/geraldo-rivera-fox-news-host-under-fire-hoodie-comment-issues- <p> FOX host scrambles to make amends after controversial &#39;hoodie&#39; comments as part of an emotionally-charged debate over racial profiling in America triggered by the death of Trayvon Martin.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/120327/geraldo-rivera-fox-news-host-under-fire-hoodie-comment-issues-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trayvon Martin Americas United States Tue, 27 Mar 2012 18:31:00 +0000 Kristin Deasy 5697958 at http://www.globalpost.com