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Joe McKnight Case: Shooter Arrested, Sheriff Lashes Out at Critics, Black Community

At a press conference regarding the arrest the white man who killed McKnight, Sheriff Newell Normand allayed fears of a white shooter, saying, "predominantly, Black males … commit the murders.”

Stand Your Ground Sign

Mothers of Slain Black Teens Unite to Protest Against ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law

The mothers of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis lead a march to demand a repeal of the law that protects murderers like George Zimmerman and Michael Dunn, while the Florida Senate looks to compromise with a reform of the law.

President Obama speaks to reporters about Trayvon Martin's death

President Obama: ‘Trayvon Martin Could Have Been Me’ (VIDEO)

President’s personal statement reminds America that we’re not past racism in this country.

Petition: 1 Million Call for Federal Civil-Rights Action Against George Zimmerman

Petition: 1 Million Call for Federal Civil-Rights Action Against George Zimmerman

Prominent leaders promise ongoing action against Stand Your Ground legislation and other civil-rights efforts in the wake of outrage over the Trayvon Martin verdict.

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

Ask the White Guy: Why Is Trayvon a White-on-Black Crime?

A reader asks why this tragedy is considered racial injustice. DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti responds.

#Trayvon

What does the story of Trayvon Martin tell our society—and business?