Trayvon Martin

2:05pm

Thu July 18, 2013
Cops & Courts

Youth Radio: Coming of age in the era of Oscar Grant and Trayvon Martin

Author Myles Bess with community leader Arnold Perkins
Brett Myers

 

I don't know how I should feel about the George Zimmerman verdict. I was the same age as Trayvon 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: Trayvon 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.

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7:55am

Wed July 17, 2013

5:53pm

Mon July 15, 2013
Cops & Courts

Bay Area joins others around nation in protesting Zimmerman verdict

Oakland residents protest Zimmerman verdict
Kyung Jin Lee

 

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.

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12:00am

Fri January 18, 2013
Your Call

Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable

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On today's Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the elections in Israel. We’ll also be joined by journalist, Trevor Aaronson, to discuss his new book, The Terror Factory: Inside the FBI's manufactured War on Terrorism. Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org. Where did you see the best reporting this week? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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12:00am

Mon April 9, 2012
Politics

Today On Your Call: What are the realities of walking while black or brown in the US ?

AP

 On today's Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about why people of color are automatically suspect in our society. The killing of Trayvon Martin has sparked a much needed conversation about these issues. What conversations are you having and hearing? Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org. How has this affected your interactions and encounters? And where should this conversation go from here? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.Guests:

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