Filmmaker Spike Lee says the fatal shooting of unarmed Ferguson teenager Michael Brown is indicative of a national “war on the black male,” and that the “uprising” in Missouri is a response to years of racial tension and discrimination between U.S. authorities and the black community.
Hundreds chant “No Justice, No Peace” & call for federal civil rights charges in Florida case.
A group will be hosting a rally in memory of Trayvon Martin in St. Louis, while a march and rally will also be held in East St. Louis.
About 100 protestors gathered on the steps of the Old Courthouse, upset with the “not guilty” verdict for Florida neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman in the death of teenager Trayvon Martin.
“There are no words that can properly explain the fear that the parent of an African-American child has.”
Coalition spokeswoman Jamala Rogers says their group is trying to refocus the grief and anger that came out of the not guilty verdict.
When asked if racism played a role in Zimmerman’s acquittal, Nasheed said “Stevie Wonder can see that and he’s blind.”
“This whole proliferation of firearms has gotten out of hand,” he said. “I don’t think we need a neighborhood watch person walking around armed like they are the police.”
Legal Expert Sonia Madison gives us some final insight into what we learned from the George Zimmerman trial in Florida. PopDose.com staff writer Will Harris joined us to talk about the world of Pop Culture. […]
Charlie Brennan – Monday, July 15th – George Zimmerman Verdict; Downsizing State Gov’t; Anniversary of Death of History’s Tallest Person; Ruling Expected on Street Performers; and Market Analyst Al Goldman
Charlie and Debbie talk about the George Zimmerman verdict; Charlie talks about downsizing state gov’t with Mo.Rep. Paul Curtman; with Don Huber, Alton, IL, Township Supervisor, about Robert Wadlow; with ACLU Atty Grant Dody about a ruling on STL City street performers; and with Market Analyst Al Goldman.