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Beyonce taps families of police brutality victims for music video

Beyonce taps families of police brutality victims for music video

Singer Beyonce Knowles is readying a new music video that will centre on the families of teens who were killed by police.

George Zimmerman injured in Florida shooting: Police

 George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer who shot and killed black teen Trayvon Martin in 2012, was injured Monday in a dispute involving a firearm, officials said.

US outrage: What if there was no video of white cop killing black man?

As the family of the latest victim of a white cop shooting dead a black person planned his burial, protesters wondered what would have happened if a bystander had not shot a video of the horrific incident.

George Zimmerman accused of assaulting his girlfriend with a gun

George Zimmerman, who was acquitted this summer in the fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, was arrested on Monday after he allegedly pointed a shotgun at his girlfriend during a domestic dispute, police said.

George Zimmerman threatens wife with gun

No charges were filed against George Zimmerman after he allegedly threatened his estranged wife with a gun at her father’s residence.

Jay Z says racism still exists in America

Jay Z admitted that racism still exists in America while defending Trayvon Martin`s right to `stand his ground` with violent retaliation against unprofessional profiling.

Across US, people rally for `Justice for Trayvon`

Crowds chanted "Justice! Justice!" as they rallied in US cities urging change in self-defense laws and press federal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman guilty of shooting Trayvon Martin.

Trayvon Martin case: Four jurors distance themselves from Juror B37

Four of the jurors at the George Zimmerman trial are distancing themselves from statements that another juror made in a televised interview.

Faith leaders vow action in wake of US teen`s killing

African-American faith leaders vowed on Tuesday to harness anger over the Trayvon Martin case to overturn "stand-your-ground" laws and reassert the case for greater civil rights.

Kim Kardashian accused of hypocrisy

Kim Kardashian and scores of US celebrities have taken to Twitter to protest about the acquittal of 29-year-old George Zimmerman, who shot dead black teenager Trayvon Martin.

Some wanted to convict Zimmerman initially: Juror

Three jurors in George Zimmerman`s second-degree murder trial initially favored convicting him of that offense or manslaughter, but the six-woman jury ultimately voted to acquit him.

More protests planned over black US teen Trayvon Martin`s death

Anger over the acquittal of a US neighbourhood watch volunteer who shot dead an unarmed black teenager continued with civil rights leaders saying mostly peaceful protests will continue this weekend.

US black teen`s death `tragic, unnecessary`: Holder

US Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday lamented the "tragic, unnecessary" shooting death of black teenager Trayvon Martin and called for a dialogue on issues raised by the killing.

Beyonce Knowles asks for a moment of silence during Nashville concert for Trayvon Martin

Beyonce honoured Trayvon Martin, who was fatally shot on the night of February 26, 2012, with a moment of silence on her `Mrs. Carter Show World Tour` stop in Nashville on July 13.

Obama urges calm after racially-charged murder trial

President Barack Obama appealed to Americans for restraint amid anger from civil rights activists and public protests against the acquittal of a man who gunned down an unarmed black teenager.

Hundreds protest in New York over Zimmerman acquittal

Hundreds protested in New York against the acquittal of neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman, a day after his trial for killing unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin ended in Florida.

Zimmerman not guilty in Trayvon Martin death: Florida jury

A six-woman jury has found neighbourhood watchman George Zimmerman not guilty of murdering unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, in a racially-charged trial that has transfixed the United States.

Trayvon case: ‘Zimmerman back in Florida for surrender’

Zimmerman, who is charged with second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of the 17-year-old Martin, was ordered by a judge Friday to return to jail.

Police chief in Martin case remains under scrutiny

City commissioners want to wait for the results of a federal investigation to decide if they will accept Chief Bill Lee`s resignation.

US: George Zimmerman released from Florida jail

George Zimmerman has been released from prison on USD 150000 bond as he awaits trial for the shooting of Trayvon Martin.