There is nothing surprising about the stark divisions revealed in the Quinnipiac poll showing 53 percent support for “stand your ground” laws.
Zimmerman commits the super-obnoxious “don’t you know who I am?!” offense.
In talking about Trayvon Martin, the president embodied the kind of grace that is well-restrained passion.
To have a president who looks like me and has lived the same experience I have and to say so before the nation was as overwhelming as it was historic.
The attorney general is smart to shift focus from the Zimmerman trial to the absurd laws behind it.
Playwright Janet Langhart Cohen has a request of the president.
Alex Fraser took to Facebook a few hours after the verdict was read to pen a most extraordinary open letter to the killer of Trayvon Martin.
Reading some of the missives was like sloshing through a sewer barefoot.
The Zimmerman acquittal now makes it clear that justice for an innocent black child killed requires proof that he lived his life beyond reproach at all times.
After more than 16 hours of deliberation, the verdict was unanimous.