George Zimmerman http://kalw.org en Friday Media Roundtable: Covering race and racism in 2013 http://kalw.org/post/friday-media-roundtable-covering-race-and-racism-2013 <p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 07:39:11 +0000 Malihe Razazan 30349 at http://kalw.org Friday Media Roundtable: Covering race and racism in 2013 Youth Radio: Coming of age in the era of Oscar Grant and Trayvon Martin http://kalw.org/post/youth-radio-coming-age-era-oscar-grant-and-trayvon-martin <p style="padding: 0px 0px 10px; margin-bottom: 0px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 16px;">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 16px;">I don't know how I should feel about the George Zimmerman verdict. I was the same age as </span>Trayvon<span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 16px;"> Martin when he was killed. It was the first shooting case that got national attention where I felt connected -- like I could relate. When I first heard the story, it seemed clear: </span>Trayvon<span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 16px;"> Martin was young and he was murdered. I thought it would be an open and shut case. As time progressed, it changed. The more information came out, the more complicated the case became. And then the verdict was announced. I wasn’t surprised. But I was emotionless. Should I be angry? Should I be sad? I felt like goop. No shape. No structure.</span></p><p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 21:05:00 +0000 Myles Bess 30329 at http://kalw.org Youth Radio: Coming of age in the era of Oscar Grant and Trayvon Martin Today on Your Call: What was your response to the George Zimmerman murder trial? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-what-was-your-response-george-zimmerman-murder-trial <p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 14:55:35 +0000 Ali Budner 30246 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: What was your response to the George Zimmerman murder trial? Bay Area joins others around nation in protesting Zimmerman verdict http://kalw.org/post/bay-area-joins-others-around-nation-protesting-zimmerman-verdict <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 19px; line-height: 1.15;">Over the past few days, protesters on both sides of the Bay have joined thousands nationally in expressing outrage over George Zimmerman’s acquittal in Florida. Over the weekend, more than 500 people gathered at Oakland’s Frank Ogawa Plaza.</span></p><p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 00:53:37 +0000 Kyung Jin Lee 30159 at http://kalw.org Bay Area joins others around nation in protesting Zimmerman verdict Today on Your Call: How are you responding to the killing of Trayvon Martin? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-how-are-you-responding-killing-trayvon-martin <p>On&nbsp;today&#39;s Your Call we&rsquo;ll talk about neighborhood watch and &quot;Stand Your Ground&quot; laws. There are 21 around the country, including Florida, where, on February 26, Trayvon&nbsp;Martin, an unarmed black teenager, was shot to death by 28-year-old George Zimmerman. After an outcry over the failure to arrest Zimmerman, Justice Department officials stepped in. How do so-called &ldquo;Shoot First&rdquo; laws work? What would justice in this case look like? It&rsquo;s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 22 Mar 2012 07:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 7876 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: How are you responding to the killing of Trayvon Martin?