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News From Around the World and Down the Street
The Daily Texan makes us all proud.
"...Daily Texan cartoonist Stephanie Eisner's racist take on the Trayvon Martin case set the Twitterverse, the blogosphere, and all..."

March 27, 2012 News Post by Cindy Widner

2018 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Documentaries – Program A
Breaion King arrest doc heads up the Oscar short list
"...and left in fear she would become the next Trayvon Martin, or Freddie Gray...."

Feb. 9, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Civics 101
"...'TRAYVON MARTIN: IS JUSTICE BLIND?' Huston-Tillotson University hosts Austin community..."

Aug. 30, 2013 News Column

Run the Jewels
Killer Mike & El-P Riverdance cleats on the Mohawk tonight
"...George Zimmerman of murder charges in the death of Trayvon Martin. How should artists looking to memorialize the fallen..."

Aug. 5, 2013 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

The AggreGAYtor: July 17
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...Trayvon Martin deserved justice. Yes, it’s relevant. Matthew Shepherd made..."

July 17, 2013 Qmmunity Post

Point Austin: Standing Our Ground Against ALEC
The corporate bill caucus you never elected
"...Florida acquittal of George Zimmerman in the killing of Trayvon Martin. ALEC was until last year the major promoter..."

July 26, 2013 News Column by Michael King

The Hate U Give
Astounding adaptation of YA novel critiques race in modern America
"...comes. In the chaotic wake of the murder of Trayvon Martin, #blacklivesmatter, #bluelivesmatter, and #alllivesmatter, Tillman Jr.’s blistering blood-soaked..."

Oct. 12, 2018 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun?
A true-crime family mystery indicts decades of racial violence.
"...story is eerily similar to George Zimmerman’s killing of Trayvon Martin in 2012...."

April 20, 2018 Movie Review by Danielle White

The Vortex Repertory Company's Underground
Driven by Lisa B. Thompson's powerful text and masterful acting, this new drama drops a truth bomb
"...to more recent happenings such as the murder of Trayvon Martin. Her flawless text, combined with top-notch acting by..."

March 31, 2017 Arts Review by T. Lynn Mikeska

Crime and Consequences
American Crime creator John Ridley talks about shooting in Austin, faith, race, and Felicity Huffman
"...series dealing with race in the wake of the Trayvon Martin shooting. American Crime premieres Thursday, March 5, 9pm,..."

Feb. 27, 2015 Screens Feature by Joe O'Connell

Point Austin: ALEC by Another Name
Corporate advocacy group looks to deepen local influence
"...that helped clear George Zimmer­man in the killing of Trayvon Martin. But in recent years, ALEC has returned to..."

April 25, 2014 News Column by Michael King

Greg Abbott and the Fail Whale
AG criticized for backing tweet calling Wendy Davis a retard
"...Kincannon, you might remember, gained brief infamy for calling Trayvon Martin "a dangerous thug who needed to be put..."

Aug. 19, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Fruitvale Station
This hot-button film creates a sad portrait of a young black man unjustly shot down.
"...sometimes it evokes sympathetic reactions in the vein of “Trayvon Martin could have been me.” Yet as much as..."

July 26, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Headlines
"...› The notorious Trayvon Martin homicide case is reverberating nationwide with many "hoodie"..."

March 30, 2012 News Feature

Happy Holidays from ALEC
Lobbyists continue program of drafting corporate-supported bills
"...Your Ground" law that figured centrally in the Florida Trayvon Mar­tin killing by George Zimmerman, some legislators – including..."

Dec. 27, 2013 News Feature by Michael King

Ortiz Shooting: The Merits of Self-Defense
What would it take to believe Jason Roche's story?
"...draw parallels to the 2012 Florida shooting death of Trayvon Martin, which ultimately found his killer George Zimmerman acquitted..."

July 20, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Kinesthetic Imperative
Dance Repertory Theatre's latest program took audiences on a journey from light to dark
"...hoodie as a symbol of injustice and heard journalist Martin Bashir's juxtaposition of Trayvon Martin's criminal record with George..."

March 14, 2014 Arts Review by Jonelle Seitz

ALEC: Daylight on a Fungus
ALEC's corporate backers step away under public scrutiny
"...the corporate-authored draft laws it hands to legislators. Philip Martin, research and policy director for Progress Texas, said the..."

May 4, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

My Obsession: The Carmichael Show
Pushing boundaries with NBC's sitcom
"...is a man, a black comedian, who made a Trayvon Martin joke in his 2014 Spike Lee-directed special, Love..."

June 23, 2017 Screens Column by Kahron Spearman

"Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties"
"Witness" brings the Civil Rights Movement to the Blanton Museum of Art
"...verdict for George Zimmerman, who killed black Florida teen Trayvon Martin only the year before. This convergence of black..."

April 10, 2015 Arts Review by Caitlin Greenwood

Hands Up Hoodies Down
Zell Miller III mounted a stirring, provocative blend of slam poetry, dance, improv, and rap
"...crosshairs, wearing it and all it represents: men like Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner, or Michael Brown. Maybe members of..."

March 20, 2015 Arts Review by Elissa Russell

We Need to Talk
Food for Black Thought is changing Austin's culinary conversation
"...like what we've experienced with Ferguson and Michael Brown, Trayvon Martin, and Renisha McBride, we're reminded constantly that we're..."

Dec. 19, 2014 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

Protesting the Police
Hundreds gather outside APD in wake of Ferguson ruling
"...death last summer by APD Detective Charles Kleinert, and Trayvon Martin. People carried signs that read “Sentence Killer Cops”..."

Nov. 25, 2014 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Civics 101
"..."TRAYVON MARTIN: IS JUSTICE BLIND?" Huston-Tillotson hosts community leaders in..."

Aug. 23, 2013 News Column

The AggreGAYtor: August 13
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...“buying” black legislators, and lied about our stance on Trayvon Martin. Pastor Rafael Cruz, father of Senator Ted Cruz,..."

Aug. 13, 2013 Qmmunity Post

DVDanger: 'Tower Block'
UK suspense with a thick slice of social realism and bloodshed
"...urban fear tipped into right-wing paranoia: Even before the Trayvon Martin shooting, UK tabloids had been ramping up the..."

July 8, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Red Guards and the Modern Face of Protest
Agitators, disrupters, or “anarchists,” these masked protesters represent a new resistance
"...the acquittal of George Zimmerman for the death of Trayvon Mar­tin, and grew rapidly after Brown was shot and..."

Feb. 17, 2017 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

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