George Zimmerman during his trial
George Zimmerman's Best Friend Declares He Was Guilty of Murder
By Latina Staff | 05/12/2014 - 14:01

George Zimmerman's best friend and one of his biggest supporters, Frank Taaffe, is now changing his tune and calling Zimmerman a "racist murderer."


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Juror B29 Maddy from the George Zimmerman trial on Good Morning America
Zimmerman Juror B29: "I Felt Like I Let a Lot of People Down"
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/26/2013 - 09:35

Two weeks following the acquittal of George Zimmerman, another juror has come out to speak publicly about her experience with the trial.

Juror B29, who only provided her first name -- Maddy -- for safety reasons, made an appearance on Good Morning America yesterday.


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100 Cities Hold Rallies for Trayvon Martin
100 Cities Hold Rallies for Trayvon Martin
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/22/2013 - 16:06

Saturday marked one week anniversary since George Zimmerman's acquittal, and 100 cities from New York to Alabama, took to the streets to rally in the name of justice for Trayvon Martin.

According to Fox News Latino, the rallies were scheduled to press the issue that federal civil rights charges should be brought against Zimmerman.


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George Zimmerman during trial
FBI Asks Police Not to Return Gun to Zimmerman
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/19/2013 - 09:12

Following Saturday's Zimmerman trial verdict, it was announced that George Zimmerman would be getting back the gun which was used to fatally shoot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. But it seems as though this has now changed.


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Zimmerman – NCLR & Latinos Speak Out
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/16/2013 - 11:23

Nationwide, Latino groups and leaders, including civil rights group National Council of la Raza (NCLR), have taken to the streets and the halls of power to rally alongside the African American community against the acquittal of George Zimmerman.


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Zimmerman/Trayvon Case Update
Zimmerman/Trayvon Case Update
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/15/2013 - 16:18

After a six woman jury acquitted George Zimmerman in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin on Saturday night, thousands across the U.S. began to protest the verdict.


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Jury Selection for Trayvon Martin Case: All are Female
Breaking News: George Zimmerman Found Not Guilty
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/13/2013 - 22:22

The jury in the Trayvon Martin murder trial has reached a verdict. George Zimmerman has been found not guilty and is now acquitted in the death of the 17-year-old.


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George Zimmerman during his trial for the murder of Trayvon Martin
Trayvon Martin's DNA Not Found On George Zimmerman Gun
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/05/2013 - 08:56

In a finding that could refute George Zimmerman's self-defense claim, a law enforcement expert said that Trayvon Martin's DNA was not found on the grip of Zimmerman's gun.

Zimmerman pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder and says he shot the 17-year-old in the chest to protect himself as Martin reached for his firearm during a fight.


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George Zimmerman during his trial for the murder of Trayvon Martin
Day Two in the Trayvon Martin Murder Trial: What's the Latest?
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/25/2013 - 16:09

The long-awaited murder trial for young Trayvon Martin officially began yesterday. In opening statements, prosecutors argued that George Zimmerman was fed up with "punks" getting away with crime and shot 17-year-old Martin "because he wanted to," not because he had to. "We don't intend to say he was profiled solely because of race," prosecutor John Guy said last week.


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Jury Selection for Trayvon Martin Case: All are Female
Jury Selection for Trayvon Martin Case: All are Female
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/21/2013 - 10:25

When news broke in February 2012 that unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin had been fatally shot by a Sanford, FL neighboorhood watch volunteer named George Zimmerman; it rocked the nation. Many people had a hard time understanding why Zimmerman chose to go to the extremes he did.


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