Trayvon Martin's Father To Speak On C...

Trayvon Martin's Father To Speak On Capitol Hill

There are 61 comments on the CBS Local story from Jul 24, 2013, titled Trayvon Martin's Father To Speak On Capitol Hill. In it, CBS Local reports that:

The father of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin will be on Capitol Hill for a hearing addressing the challenges faced by African-American boys and men.

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Hun

Comox, Canada

#46 Jul 26, 2013
barry wrote:
<quoted text>the latest incident was 2005?
how about tm's list of accomplishments just before he died?
"Trayvon Martin was suspended from school three times in the months before he was shot dead by a neighborhood watchman, it emerged today.
The new claims, revealed in a leaked report, paint a different picture of a teenager who frequently found himself in trouble with authorities.
It was also revealed that he might have attacked a bus driver, according to a Twitter account that it is claimed belonged to the teen.
The Miami Herald claims that in October, he was caught with a 'burglary tool'- a flathead screwdriver - and 12 pieces of women's jewellery. Martin insisted that they did not belong to him.
Earlier, he had been suspended for skipping school and showing up late to class. And most recently, in February, he was suspended again when officials found a 'marijuana pipe' and an empty baggie with traces of the drug."
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-21205...
all of this in the months before his death.
and would you look at that picture! he must not have brushed his teeth very often.
btw, where did he get the $ to pay for all those gold teeth?
Never let the truth get in the way of a good lie.We have the same bs with the natives as well as the coons.

“Liberty & Justice For All”

Since: Aug 11

United States of America

#47 Jul 26, 2013
barry wrote:
<quoted text>the latest incident was 2005?
how about tm's list of accomplishments just before he died?
"Trayvon Martin was suspended from school three times in the months before he was shot dead by a neighborhood watchman, it emerged today.
The new claims, revealed in a leaked report, paint a different picture of a teenager who frequently found himself in trouble with authorities.
It was also revealed that he might have attacked a bus driver, according to a Twitter account that it is claimed belonged to the teen.
The Miami Herald claims that in October, he was caught with a 'burglary tool'- a flathead screwdriver - and 12 pieces of women's jewellery. Martin insisted that they did not belong to him.
Earlier, he had been suspended for skipping school and showing up late to class. And most recently, in February, he was suspended again when officials found a 'marijuana pipe' and an empty baggie with traces of the drug."
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-21205...
all of this in the months before his death.
and would you look at that picture! he must not have brushed his teeth very often.
btw, where did he get the $ to pay for all those gold teeth?
LOL gossip from some tabloid rag in the UK is not evidence, bubba.

The facts are Zimmerman had no business or authority to stalk, harass or shoot a black kid.

The facts are the forensic evidence and ME's reports do not support Zimmerman's statement to the police claiming that Martin jumped him, knocked him to the ground, punched him the face "20 or 30 times", and slammed his head against the concrete repeatedly.

The facts are Zimmerman's clothes didn't have any mud, dirt, or debris on them and the EMT reports says Zimmerman had a minor scratch on his nose and a small cut on the back of his head with only minor superficial bleeding.

The facts don't support Zimmerman's ridiculous claim of self-defense against a black kid with no history of aggressive or violent behavior. The facts are Zimmerman had an extensive history of aggressive and violent behavior involving attacking women and cops plus court ordered anger management classes.

The facts are Zimmerman is being investigated by the FBI on suspicion of violating the civil rights of a black kid who had done nothing wrong--other than walking while being black.

Stay tuned for further developments on the US vs Zimmerman, bubba.

“One of God's Children”

Since: Jul 13

Sanford Fl

#48 Jul 26, 2013
What makes him so special that he gets to do that?
How many other parents have got to do that?

What about Brian Terry's parents, did they get to do that? If so, I didn't hear about it.

Fair IS Fair isn't it?

Or does this just work for affirmative action people? Or Gang leaders, maybe?
barry

Pisgah, AL

#49 Jul 26, 2013
ezdzit wrote:
<quoted text>
LOL gossip from some tabloid rag in the UK is not evidence, bubba.
The facts are Zimmerman had no business or authority to stalk, harass or shoot a black kid.
The facts are the forensic evidence and ME's reports do not support Zimmerman's statement to the police claiming that Martin jumped him, knocked him to the ground, punched him the face "20 or 30 times", and slammed his head against the concrete repeatedly.
The facts are Zimmerman's clothes didn't have any mud, dirt, or debris on them and the EMT reports says Zimmerman had a minor scratch on his nose and a small cut on the back of his head with only minor superficial bleeding.
The facts don't support Zimmerman's ridiculous claim of self-defense against a black kid with no history of aggressive or violent behavior. The facts are Zimmerman had an extensive history of aggressive and violent behavior involving attacking women and cops plus court ordered anger management classes.
The facts are Zimmerman is being investigated by the FBI on suspicion of violating the civil rights of a black kid who had done nothing wrong--other than walking while being black.
Stay tuned for further developments on the US vs Zimmerman, bubba.
"The Miami Gardens teen who has become a national symbol of racial injustice was suspended three times, and had a spotty school record that his family’s attorneys say is irrelevant to the facts that led up to his being gunned down on Feb. 26.

In October, a school police investigator said he saw Trayvon on the school surveillance camera in an unauthorized area “hiding and being suspicious.” Then he said he saw Trayvon mark up a door with “W.T.F”— an acronym for “what the f---.” The officer said he found Trayvon the next day and went through his book bag in search of the graffiti marker.

Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/03/26/2714778...

you can get the same info from the Miami Herald.
Deuce and a Quarter

Canton, OH

#50 Jul 26, 2013
Looks like it's open season on white, Latino, Jewish, Peruvian watch captains who live in gated community cities in FLA. With the Obama Thugocracy entrenched and in power, a court of law means nothing and we need to arm ourselves in order to combat the mob rule that seems to be increasing. Lock and load and profile. Stay alert, stay alive.
i see oj

Virginia Beach, VA

#51 Jul 26, 2013
Z Mans Revenge wrote:
What about Brian Terry's parents, did they get to do that? If so, I didn't hear about it.
Funny how that works, eh?
Responsibility

Petaluma, CA

#52 Jul 26, 2013
Z Mans Revenge wrote:
What makes him so special that he gets to do that? How many other parents have got to do that?
Why not, dearie. Mr. Martin's father is trying to do something positive, dignified and peaceful after losing his son to a killer roaming the streets at seven in the evening?
barry

Pisgah, AL

#53 Jul 26, 2013
The February 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martion might never have happened if school officials in Miami-Dade County had not instituted an unofficial policy of treating crimes as school disciplinary infractions. Revelations that emerged from an internal affairs investigation explain why Martin was not arrested when caught at school with stolen jewelry in October 2011 or with marijuana in February 2012. Instead, the teenager was suspended from school, the last time just days before he was shot dead by George Zimmerman.
Trayvon Martin was not from Sanford,... where he was shot in 2012 and where a jury acquitted Zimmerman of murder charges Saturday. Martin was from Miami Gardens, more than 200 miles away, and had come to Sanford to stay with his father’s girlfriend Brandy Green at her home in the townhouse community where Zimmerman was in charge of the neighborhood watch. Trayvon was staying with Green after he had been suspended for the second time in six months from Krop High School in Miami-Dade County, where both his father, Tracy Martin, and mother, Sybrina Fulton, lived.
Both of Trayvon’s suspensions during his junior year at Krop High involved crimes that could have led to his prosecution as a juvenile offender. However, Chief Charles Hurley of the Miami-Dade School Police Department (MDSPD) in 2010 had implemented a policy that reduced the number of criiminal reports, manipulating statistics to create the appearance of a reduction in crime within the school system.... What was actually happening was that crimes were not being reported as crimes, but instead treated as disciplinary infractions.
In October 2011, after a video surveillance camera caught Martin writing graffiti on a door, MDSPD Office Darryl Dunn searched Martin’s backpack, looking for the marker he had used. Officer Dunn found 12 pieces of women’s jewelry and a man’s watch, along with a flathead screwdriver the officer described as a “burglary tool.” The jewelry and watch, which Martin claimed he had gotten from a friend he refused to name, matched a description of items stolen during the October 2011 burglary of a house on 204th Terrace, about a half-mile from the school. However, because of Chief Hurley’s policy “to lower the arrest rates,” as one MDSPD sergeant said in an internal investigation, the stolen jewerly was instead listed as “found property” and was never reported to the Police who were investigating the burglary. Similarly, in February 2012 when an MDSPD officer caught Martin with a small plastic bag containing marijuana residue, as well as a marijuana pipe, this was not treated as a crime, and instead Martin was suspended from school.
Either of those incidents could have put Trayvon Martin into the custody of the juvenile justice system. However, because of Chief Hurley’s attempt to reduce the school crime statistics — according to sworn testimony, officers were “basically told to lie and falsify” reports — Martin was never arrested. And if he had been arrested, he might never have been in Sanford the night of his fatal encounter with Zimmerman.
In fact, the reason Zimmerman was patrolling the townhouse community the night of the February 2012 shooting was that there had been a rash of burglaries in the neighborhood, although there was no indication that Martin was involved in any of those crimes.
As for Chief Hurley’s policy, it was the controversy over Martin’s death that accidentally exposed it. In March 2012, the Miami Herald reported on Martin’s troubled history of disciplinary incidents at Krop High. Chief Hurley then launched the internal affairs investigation in an attempt to find out who had provided information to the reporter. During the course of that investigation, MDSPD officers and supervisors described Chief Hurley’s policy of not reporting crimes by students. Chief Hurley was subsequently accused of sexually harassing two female subordinates. He resigned in February, about a year after Trayvon Martin’s death.
Responsibility

Petaluma, CA

#54 Jul 26, 2013
ezdzit wrote:
<quoted text>
LOL gossip from some tabloid rag in the UK is not evidence, bubba.
The facts are Zimmerman had no business or authority to stalk, harass or shoot a black kid.
The facts are the forensic evidence and ME's reports do not support Zimmerman's statement to the police claiming that Martin jumped him, knocked him to the ground, punched him the face "20 or 30 times", and slammed his head against the concrete repeatedly.
The facts are Zimmerman's clothes didn't have any mud, dirt, or debris on them and the EMT reports says Zimmerman had a minor scratch on his nose and a small cut on the back of his head with only minor superficial bleeding.
The facts don't support Zimmerman's ridiculous claim of self-defense against a black kid with no history of aggressive or violent behavior. The facts are Zimmerman had an extensive history of aggressive and violent behavior involving attacking women and cops plus court ordered anger management classes.
The facts are Zimmerman is being investigated by the FBI on suspicion of violating the civil rights of a black kid who had done nothing wrong--other than walking while being black.
Stay tuned for further developments on the US vs Zimmerman, bubba.
Staying tuned ....
Responsibility

Petaluma, CA

#55 Jul 26, 2013
barry wrote:
<quoted text>
Trashing the victim is you guys fantasies.

You discount the Zimmerman's history of anger problems. Too bad, those FACTS might explain why Zimmerman creeped and crawled a seventeen year old who was armed with a packet of skittles and an iced tea.

Killer Zimmerman used a gun ... now that is anger, dontchabetchathink?
Deuce and a Quarter

Canton, OH

#56 Jul 26, 2013
Responsibility wrote:
<quoted text>
Why not, dearie. Mr. Martin's father is trying to do something positive, dignified and peaceful after losing his son to a killer roaming the streets at seven in the evening?
After abandoning little Trayvons soon after his birth, I find it interesting that he pops up right after Sharpton and the other race pimps made the case front page news. I don't call that dignified, I call that opportunistic.

“One of God's Children”

Since: Jul 13

Sanford Fl

#57 Jul 26, 2013
George Zimmerman

acquitted

of murder in Trayvon Martin shooting

http://www.ctvnews.ca/world/george-zimmerman-...

acquitted

ac·quit (-kwt)
tr.v. ac·quit·ted, ac·quit·ting, ac·quits
1. Law - To free or clear from a charge or accusation.
2. To release or discharge from a duty.
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/acquitted


acquittal n. what an accused criminal defendant receives if he/she is found not guilty. It is a verdict (a judgment in a criminal case) of not guilty.(See: acquit)
http://legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com...

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#58 Jul 26, 2013
Liberals R Defective wrote:
<quoted text>Trayvons mama might be interested, do those pics come with any cash attached? Maybe a gift card or something?
18th Straight month of mourning for dollars and fame....even though, Trayvon actually lived with her only 3 of his 17 years.....shocking.....

“Better Dead than red!”

Since: Jun 11

Location hidden

#59 Jul 26, 2013
Geez enuff with this stuff.. Most people are sick of it
fred

Clarksville, TN

#60 Jul 27, 2013
Do TM parents have jobs? Getting old watching these two cry on tv two weeks later. Your son was a thug who stepped up to the wrong one. Whats next? a skittle commericial?
Hunter of GOR

Moyock, NC

#61 Jul 27, 2013
I hope he apologizes for how his son turned out. A wanna-be-thug.
serfs up

Ormond Beach, FL

#62 Jul 27, 2013
Even the left leaning moderate O'Reilly gets blistered for speaking the truth about single parents in the ghettos. The half men of the media which are girly like in a culture where we mostly have become half men are preening their fag got insults at him. Repeat after me....Stop having the babies. Self responsible actions in civility. What is so evil about that? Nothing is. The evil is what we see and feel from men who have detonated human history into a fifty year life span. Who knew that the men who scoff at religion and 6000 years are now right at 50 years.
barry

Pisgah, AL

#63 Jul 27, 2013
Responsibility wrote:
<quoted text>
Trashing the victim is you guys fantasies.
You discount the Zimmerman's history of anger problems. Too bad, those FACTS might explain why Zimmerman creeped and crawled a seventeen year old who was armed with a packet of skittles and an iced tea.
Killer Zimmerman used a gun ... now that is anger, dontchabetchathink?
apparently gz's history was 6 years ago. tm's was within month's of his death.
maybe just maybe gz had made some adjustments. maybe with the help of his mother and father.
however it does not appear that tm's parents were helping him at all.
Justice for Zman

Newport News, VA

#64 Jul 29, 2013
Responsibility wrote:
<quoted text>
Why not, dearie. Mr. Martin's father is trying to do something positive, dignified and peaceful after losing his son to a killer roaming the streets at seven in the evening?
His son was the only intentional killer roaming the streets. Thank God he failed.

Keep one in the chamber folks.

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#65 Jul 29, 2013
The "DO NOTHING" Father meets the "DO NOTHING" House republicans........

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