President Obama recently commented publicly for the first time about the Trayvon Martin case . President Obama did not wish to go into too much detail because things are still under investigation, but he said “if he had a son, he would look like Trayvon Taylor.” He also so stated that it was a tragedy and that he can only imagine what Trayvon’s parents are going through.
Archive for March, 2012
Thousands of people rallied for justice in Sanford Florida last nignt for teenager Trayvon Martin. Trayvon Martin was the 17 year old African American boy who was shot and killed by George Zimmerman. George Zimmerman is a 28 year old neighborhood watch leader who has told police he shot the unarmed teenager in self defense.
Zimmerman has not been arrested or charged in this incident even though he was walking around the neighborhood with a loaded gun and is not part of the local law force. Trayvon Martin’s parents and thousands of peope are demanded further investigation into this case. In addition to the rally in Sanford Florida, they are rallies being held throughout the country.
For more information on the Trayvon Martin case, click here.
Whitney Houston’s autopsy report results have been released. The toxicology results show that Whitney Houston had cocaine in her system at the time of her death. The legendary singer was known to have struggled with a drug addiction in the past. Heart disease was also named as a factor in her death which has been determining caused by drowning. For more info on Whitney Houston’s autopsy report, click here.
If you have never heard of Joseph Kony, you will probably hear about him soon. There is a movement called Kony 2012 to make his name a household name until he is brought to justice. Joseph Kony is the leader of the LRA which stands for the Lord’s Resistance Army. The LRA is a group of guerilla fighting rebels known for abducting children and forcing them to either fight in his army or become sex slaves.
Joseph Kony is the leader of this group which also is known throughout Africa for committing atrocities over the last 3 decades. Kony was born in Uganda in 1964 and is now currently in his 40’s. The Kony 2012 movement is determined to put a stop to his campaign of murder and terror. The video below gives you more info about Joseph Kony and the LRA.