"Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago," President Obama said Friday in remarks at the White House.
The federal government charged the 19-year-old today with using a weapon of mass destruction to kill three people and wound more than 200. If convicted, Tsarnaev could face the death penalty.
A coalition led by national civil rights organizations along with Trayvon Martin's parents today delivered more than 375,000 signed petitions calling for reform or repeal of Florida's "Shoot First" law.
Tyler Clementi, a freshman at Rutgers University, where I have taught for 41 years, committed suicide.
In the last 23 years alone, more than 2,000 people were falsely convicted, but probably far more people are in prison for crimes they did not commit.
Last month California unveiled a comprehensive plan on how to ensure "a quality medical care system for years to come."
The judge found "probable cause" and ordered Zimmerman to be held pending a formal arraignment.
These teenagers were vilified simply because they looked and dressed differently, and listened to heavy metal.
A recent decision by a local judge seems to some to suggest the law is turning Florida into a modern Wild West, in which vigilante justice is the norm.
A "Hoodies Up" march and rally of nearly 1,000 filled the streets of New Haven Saturday calling for justice for Trayvon Martin.