George Zimmerman

July 17, 2014
Family of Trayvon Martin

Where Is America One Year After George Zimmerman’s Acquittal?

July 15, 2014 - Segment 3 - We reflect upon the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the killing of Trayvon Martin, a verdict which was handed down a year ago this week. With: Edward Wyckoff Williams and Dr. Ray Winbush.
November 27, 2013
Voting Rights Rally

What Do SCOTUS, Paula Deen & George Zimmerman Say About Race in America?

November 25, 2013 - Hour 1 - We examine race in American culture today, looking at the Supreme Court decision on voting rights, the Paula Deen controversy, and the George Zimmerman trial.
August 16, 2013
Martin

Zimmerman Verdict Commentary From Gyasi Ross

August 16, 2013 - Segment 4 - Gyasi Ross, member of the Blackfeet Tribe and attorney representing tribes for Crowell Law Offices-Tribal Advocacy Group, joins us for a commentary on the Zimmerman verdict. He is the author of an article called 1,000 Trayvons: All People of Color Must Unite to Stop the Slaughter.
August 12, 2013
Edward Wyckoff Williams

Edward Wyckoff Williams: “Why The Right Cheers The Zimmerman Verdict”

August 13, 2013 - Segment 2 - In our continuing analysis of what the murder of Trayvon Martin means for America, we talk to Edward Wyckoff Williams, columnist, political analyst, and Contributing Editor to The Root, about his article, "Why the Right Cheers the Zimmerman Verdict."
August 12, 2013
Rinku Sen

Rinku Sen: “The Racist Mind”

August 9, 2013 - Segment 4 - In our continuing analysis of what the murder of Trayvon Martin means for America, we close out the week with Rinku Sen, President of the Applied Research Center and publisher of Colorlines, who recently wrote an article titled "The Racist Mind."
August 7, 2013
matthew.simmermon-gomes

Commentary On Zimmerman Verdict

August 7, 2013 - Segment 3 - We continue our series of commentaries on the Zimmerman verdict, with Matthew Simmermon-Gomes. He wrote a blog post titled "An Open Letter to Whites About the Black Community and the Trayvon Martin Case."
August 6, 2013
Renee Vaughan holds a sign that mocks the "G. Zimmerman River Oaks Stand Your Ground" group as it holds a demonstration to oppose a march led by Houston community activist Quanell X in the River Oaks community in Houston, Sunday, July 21, 2013. The Dueling groups of protesters converged on the wealthy Houston neighborhood Sunday in reaction to George Zimmerman's acquittal on July 13 in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, James Nielsen)

Oliver Semans: Trayvon Martin, Stand-Your-Ground Cowards and Border-Town Murders

August 6, 2013 - Segment 2 - We talk with Oliver Semans, an enrolled member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe and Executive Director of Four Directions, who wrote an article for Indian Country Today titled, "Trayvon Martin, Stand-Your-Ground Cowards and Border-Town Murders."
August 1, 2013
Alafair Burke

Alafair Burke: Jury Instruction & The Zimmerman Verdict

August 1, 2013 - Segment 4 - We close the show with a commentary on Trayvon Martin and the George Zimmerman trial from Alafair Burke, who argues that the way in which the judge gave the jury instructions influenced the verdict.
July 31, 2013
trayvon-protest

Zimmerman Verdict Commentary – Mychal Denzel Smith

July 31, 2013, Segment 2 - We begin a series of commentaries on the aftermath of the Zimmerman verdict with Mychal Denzel Smith, who recently wrote a piece for TheNation.com that asked "how long are we supposed to remain calm when the laws we are called on to respect are an open assault on our humanity?"
July 30, 2013

Stand Your Ground Law

July 29, 2013-Segment 2-We turn our focus to the controversial "Stand Your Ground" law. Joining us for this conversation will be John Nichols, writer for The Nation magazine; Danielle Belton, editor-at-large of Clutch Magazine Online; Jacob Sullum, Reason.com; and Horace Cooper, writer and legal commentator.
July 15, 2013
George Zimmerman Trial

George Zimmerman Not-Guilty Verdict: Where Do We Go From Here?

July 15, 2013 - Hours 1 & 2 - Listen to our two-hour special on the verdict in the George Zimmerman murder trial. A jury acquitted Zimmerman of all charges related to the killing of Trayvon Martin. We will discuss what this decision means, especially with regard to race and the justice system.
July 11, 2013

Update: George Zimmerman Murder Trial

July 11, 2013 - Segment 1 - We start the show with an update on the George Zimmerman murder trial from Corey Dade, contributing editor of The Root, where he has been covering the trial.
July 9, 2013

National & International Roundtable: Edward Snowden And NSA Surveillance, George Zimmerman Trial, & More

July 8, 2013-Segment 2-We shift to a national and international roundtable, discussing Edward Snowden and NSA surveillance, the George Zimmerman trial, and more.
June 28, 2013
George Zimmerman Trial

National News Roundup: Supreme Court, Immigration & The Zimmerman Trial

June 28, 2013 - Segment 2 - We shift to a national focus with a roundtable discussing the week's headlines including the Supreme Court rulings, the Senate's immigration bill, and the George Zimmerman trial.
June 25, 2013

George Zimmerman Trial Begins

June 24, 2013-Segment 1-We began the week with the high-profile trial of George Zimmerman, accused of second-degree murder in the shooting death last year of Trayvon Martin.
June 21, 2013
Trayvon Martin's Parents

Trayvon Martin’s Family Attorney Gives Update On Zimmerman Trial

June 21, 2013 - Segment 1 - We speak with Ben Crump, attorney representing Trayvon Martin's family, and Edward Wyckoff Williams, contributing editor to The Root, about the trial of George Zimmerman. A jury has finally been selected, and we discuss the larger implications of the outcome of this trial.
June 12, 2013
Zimmerman

George Zimmerman Trial Update

June 12, 2013 - Segment 3 - We get an update on the George Zimmerman trial from Corey Dade and Edward Wyckoff Williams, Contributing Editors for The Root. George Zimmerman is on trial for the murder of Trayvon Martin in Florida.
May 31, 2013
Attorney General Eric Holder

Weekly News Round-up: George Zimmerman, Washington Football Name, & Att. Gen. Eric Holder

May 31, 2013 - Segment 3 - It's time for our weekly news round-up on the latest headlines including the controversy surrounding the George Zimmerman trial for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, Washington Redskins name, US Attorney General Eric Holder.
May 31, 2013
George Zimmerman

Update On George Zimmerman Trial For Shooting Death Of Trayvon Martin

May 31, 2013 - Segment 2 - We have an update on George Zimmerman and his second-degree-murder trial in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin from Jenée Desmond-Harris, staff writer and White House correspondent for The Root.