A man who was witness to the assassination of Malcolm X has come forward to allege that the NYPD had knowledge of the attempt beforehand. Mustafa Hassan, a member of the activist's security detail, shared his claim at a press conference on Tuesday with attorney Ben Crump and Ilyasah and Quibilah Shabazz present.
The case has been quite a spectacle, with, at one point, Sheeran taking to the guitar to play an acoustic version of the song for the jury. In Manhattan federal court last week, lawyers for Townsend's heirs played a video of Sheeran transitioning seamlessly between 'Thinking Out Loud' and 'Let's Get it On' during a live performance.
The family of Tyre Nichols held a press conference along with their attorneys Benjamin Crump and Anthony Romanucci to denounce the Memphis police officers responsible for their son's death after a confrontation at a traffic stop Jan. 7. Nichols would die of his injuries three days after. The family viewed the footage of the incident, with attorneys decrying how badly Nichols was beaten by the officers.
Lil Baby and Ben Crump were also present for a meeting, which included talks with Vice President Harris.
Trayvon Martin‘s shooting death last year in Florida sparked a number of nationwide debates surrounding racial profiling. Over the weekend, the NYPD’s controversial “stop-and-frisk” tactic was challenged by Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, who stated the practice unfairly targets people of color.
A Florida police officer was fired for using Trayvon Martin’s likeness as target practice during a training session in early April. Sgt. Ron King was let go Friday (April 12) after an internal investigation revealed that he gave the image to other officers to practice their aim.
Today marks an important day in the Zimmerman family history book. On April 11, 2012 George Zimmerman was arrested for the murder of Trayon Martin. In honor of the anniversary, the accused killer’s mother penned an open letter commemorating the day that the “justice system failed us as Americans.”
Lawyers for George Zimmerman filed a motion to delay the start of his second-degree murder trial Wednesday (Jan. 30), on grounds that they need more time to prepare. Zimmerman’s legal team claims that prosecutors haven’t been expedicious with the evidence needed to build a defense in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
A Florida judge gave George Zimmerman’s lawyers access to Trayvon Martin’s personal information, including school and social media records, Friday (Oct. 19). Judge Debra S. Nelson ruled that Zimmerman’s defense team needs access to the information to determine whether or not the teen had a history of violence. “I think you’re entitled to those records,” […]
Lawyers for George Zimmerman are scheduled to appear in court Friday (Oct. 19), in hopes of seeking access to Trayvon Martin’s social media accounts, and school records. The purpose of viewing the teen’s personal information is unclear, but may be used to paint him as more of an aggressor than a victim.
George Zimmerman’s lawyer wants the public to know that when it comes to race, it was not a factor in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Mike O’Mara has tried his hardest to make it clear that, despite public opinion, his client did not shoot and kill the unarmed teen based on the color of his […]
The family of Trayvon Martin filed paperwork against the Retreat at Twin Lakes homeowners association, claiming monetary damages for the shooting death of the teenager, reports the Orlando Sentinel. Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, is named on the court documents filed last week by Travelers Casualty and Surety Company of America. The high school student was […]