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George Zimmerman to auction gun used to kill Trayvon Martin

The Florida man who shot dead black youth Trayvon Martin in an incident that prompted nationwide civil rights protests will auction the gun.

Police officer shoots dead unarmed black man, draws criticism from civil rights leaders

The killing drew criticism from some civil rights leaders, who referred to the 2012 racially charged shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.


Trayvon Martin's parents thank Barack Obama for 'beautiful tribute' to their slain son

'The President's comments give us great strength at this time.'

Vigils held across US over Trayvon Martin verdict

Hundreds of people attended peaceful vigils in several US cities.

Obama opens up to racism,says Trayvon Martin could have been me,35 yrs ago

The 17-year-old unarmed black teen was shot and killed in Florida in February 2012.

Obama calls for ‘soul searching’ over Martin killing,skips verdict

Looking for positive lessons to draw from the shooting death of Trayvon Martin,President Barack Obama said Friday the nation needs to do some “soul searching”,look for ways to bolster African-American boys and examine state and local laws to see if they encourage confrontations like the one in Florida. “Where do we take this?’’ Obama wondered […]


Zimmerman's lawyer calls prosecutors 'disgrace' to profession

George Zimmerman's chief defense lawyer called Florida prosecutors "a disgrace to my profession" for holding back evidence for months.

Obama urges calm after racially-charged murder trial

Zimmerman,29,was charged with second degree murder,having pursued Martin.

US jury finds Zimmerman not guilty of killing Martin

Panel accepts self-defence as justification for fatal shooting of teen

Trayvon Martin killing echoes in Neighborhood Watch

The death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin at the hands of a neighbourhood watch volunteer has affected the marketing of this film