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Unemployed George Zimmerman Spends $200 a Month on Therapy and $100 on “Vacations”

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George Zimmerman’s divorce filing reveals that not much has changed in the life of the man who gunned down unarmed teen Trayvon Martin. Since being acquitted in the kιlling of Martin, Zimmerman hasn’t gotten a job. During trial he collected hundreds of thousands of dollars to pay his legal fees from people who believed he was well within his rights to have used lethal force against Trayvon Martin, but most…

KKK Grand Dragon Shocked That He’s Being Bοoted From Neighborhood Watch

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Ever since self appointed neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman gunned down unarmed teen Trayvon Martin, people have been wary of overzealous neighborhood watch members. In Philadelphia, the Tacony Town Watch decided to play it safe by giving one longtime neighborhood watch member, who is also a Grand Dragon in the KKK, the boot. Bill Walters’ connection to the KKK was apparently revealed after a slew of Klan fliers arrived at…

Florida Gov. Amends “Stand Your Ground” to Include Warning Shοts

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Florida lawmakers have updated the state’s “Stand Your Ground” law to cover warning shοts fired by residents. The change is an attempt to prevent people who fire warning shοts from being criminally prosecuted. Gov. Rick Scott (R) signed the law on Friday in response to national outrage sparked by Marissa Alexander’s 20 year sentence for firing warning shοts. Although Alexander’s attorney attempted to claim self defense, Alexander was still found…

Part of George Zimmerman’s Lawsuit Against NBC Thrown Out

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A judge tossed part of George Zimmerman’s libel lawsuit against NBC on Thursday morning. WESH-TV reports that Judge Debra Nelson threw out an allegation pertaining to one of five NBC broadcasts about Zimmerman. In tossing one allegation, the judge pointed to a technicality. The Orlando Sentinel reports: The judge this morning threw out the claim that NBC and employee Jeff Burnside defamed Zimmerman in a March 19, 2012, broadcast. Zimmerman…

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NBC Universal Asks Judge to Dismiss Lawsuit Filed By George Zimmerman For Altering His Call to 911

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Reported by Nigel Boys NBC Universal, who is being sued by George Zimmerman because he believes that they put his life in danger by doctoring his 911 call to the police on the fateful night he shot and killed Trayvon Martin, is asking the judge to dismiss the case completely. The case had been put on hold until after the verdict for the controversial case, but after Zimmerman was acquitted of…

Black Twitter Goes After Lolo Jones

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By Andrew Scot Bolsinger Lolo Jones tweets smack and riles up reactions… again Track Olympian turned bobsledder Lolo Jones attacked Rihanna via twitter this week and drew immediate criticism via social media. Jones responded to the news that rapper Drake would be hosting this year’s Espy Awards, airing July 16, 9 p.m. on ESPN, Jones decided to take a swipe at singer Rihanna, who is—once again—dating the Canadian superstar. “It’s…

Dwyane Wade Speaks Up For Trayvon Martin

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By Andrew Scot Bolsinger Kobe Bryant’s interview with The New Yorker reopened a two-year-old debate over the public reaction to the killing of unarmed, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman. In the lengthy feature, Bryant was critical of the Miami Heat’s response, which included a team photo all wearing hoodies. Heat all-star guard Dwayne Wade defended the picture again this week. For Wade, the Trayvon Martin case was personal, because…

Kobe Bryant Defends Against Trayvon Martin Criticism With MLK Quote

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NBA Laker Kobe Bryant set off a firestorm of criticism when, during an interview with the New Yorker, he said he felt it inappropriate to rally around Trayvon Martin just because he’s black. The admission came after Bryant was asked about his feelings regarding how the Miami Heat rallied around the slain teen. Now that there’s been significant outcry to Bryant’s comments, the baller is defending himself with a Martin…

Jim Brown calls out Kobe Bryant for being disconnected

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Maybe this was a foreshadow.  The great Jim Brown calls out Kobe Bryant for being selfishly disconnected from his community.  Not long after that, Kobe says that he doesn’t care much about the Trayvon Martin case and doesn’t feel the need to support him just because he’s black.  Check it out.   [leadplayer_vid id=”5334455A07A01″]

13 Amazing black celebrities who truly love black people

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It’s easy to call out a celebrity for doing nothing for the black community, but what about those who are doing great things?  We asked some readers to tell us which black celebrities are doing the most for the black community.  The list is below and you can tell us what you think: 1) Jamie Foxx – Jamie’s activism has been astonishing.  He not only stood up for the family…

Jamie Foxx Steps Up For A Rally To Remember Trayvon Martin

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By Carolyn Hall On what would have been the 19th birthday of slain teen, Trayvon Martin, hundreds of people marched the streets of Miami Garden to commemorate his death and protest violence. Actor Jamie Foxx, who has been very vocal since the tragedy, was at the march and gave a heart-felt speech about how at is effectual to everyone, regardless of color. According to tweets posted from the march, Foxx stated…

U.S. Airman, Michael Giles, Seeking Commute In 25 Year Sentence

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In a repeat of the constant chatter that has been the repeal of mandatory minimum sentences, there is a member of our military that is in peril. Michael Giles who was a member of the United States AirForce, and served a tour in Iraq and Kuwait was sentenced to a mandatory minimum of 25 years in prison. Giles who was involved in a shooting in Tallahassee, Florida where a fight…

Jamie Foxx Stands Strong for the Family of Trayvon Martin

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Actor Jaimie Fox held a celebrity fundraiser at his home this past weekend in the honor of Trayvon Martin. Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, Martin’s parents, attended the gathering. There were many celebrities at the event including the famous Harry Belafonte, Russell Simmons, Tyrese and many more.  Extra reported that Harry Belafonte gave a speech at the party. Russell Simmons delivered a big six-figure check to Martin’s parents that will…

Doing The Wrong Thing: Spike Lee Sued For Re-Tweeting Old Couples Address

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By: Britt L What’s that saying? Big brother is always watching? Well, apparently, 240,000 followers are too. Legendary film maker Spike Lee is being sued over a tweet posted via Twitter many months ago…However, the famous director disclosed some vital and personal information that could have harmed an elderly couple residing in Florida. Back in late March, months before George Zimmerman was acquitted in the deαth of 17-year-old unarmed Trayvon…

Good Deed: Beyonce Invites Boston’s Marathon Survivors Backstage After Concert

Good Deed: Beyonce Invites Boston’s Marathon Survivors Backstage After Concert

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By: Madam Prezident Beyonce has been spotted giving good deeds all week.  She was spotted at a rally for Trayvon Martin last week in Brooklyn, and her most recent known act of kindness was when she allowed a few of  the Boston’s Marathon survivors backstage for a few pics, and hang out time with Queen Bey. The fans/ survivors were Mery Daniel, Adrianne Haslet and Heather Abbott. All three of these young ladies…