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Jazz Hayden asks Raymond Santana if people should be surprised with the not guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman trial considering the jury and everyone else involved with the case was white.
A former Sanford, Florida resident speaks about her experience living there and her feelings on George Zimmerman's not guilt verdict in the killing of Trayvon Martin.
Jury selction began today in the trial against George Zimmerman who shot and killed Trayvon Martin. He is facing second-degree murder charges. All eyes will be on this trial we're hoping that the Martin familiy will get justice.
Below is a video we shot during the Million Hoodie March for Trayvon Martin in New York City. The energy of the group was strong that day and we need more of this unity. The words of the speaker in the video(Brian Jones) continue to ring true. The perception of black and brown men being criminals has pervaded our society. The murder of Trayvon Martin is yet another tragic result of this. From racial profiling and stop and frisk to mass incarceration and the school to prison pipeline the list of other negative results of this supported structural racism are too many.
If you can stomach it, take a look through some of the comments in response to this video under the youtube link. This video went viral with over 50,000 views and 900 comments. A very large amount of the comments are blatantly racist and extremely nasty. Though racist comments are not rare to youtube it's important to note the number of varied authors of these comments.
While you're watching the New Years Eve television coverage tonight keep a look out for Google's Year in Review commercial. This commercial features a clip from Allthingsharlem.com's coverage of the Million Hoodie March for Trayvon Martin in Union Square in New York City. Though it is literally just one second, it still feels like an honor to be selected among the over trillion videos uploaded to youtube this year. We thank Google for this recognition and look forward to another great year of providing coverage for our community.
Here is a schedule of the when the commercial will be airing.
Killer Mike discusses his disapointment with black leadership in our communities. He also speaks to the killing of Trayvon Martin and stresses the importance of arming yourself and being prepared. This voice and this message are emerging strongly in our communities.