Marissa Alexander Accepts Plea Deal, Will Likely Be Freed in January

Marissa Alexander, the Florida woman who was facing 60 years in prison for firing a warning shot to scare away Rico Gray, her abusive husband, has accepted a plea bargain, pleading guilty to three charges of aggravated assault with a weapon. The plea means she'll serve 65 more days in prison and likely be released for… » 11/24/14 4:50pm 11/24/14 4:50pm

What Murdered Black Boys Mean for the Renisha McBride Trial

As Theodore Wafer’s trial in the killing of Renisha McBride begins today, the question of African American humanity rears its ugly head. Looking at the recent slew of racially-charged murder cases, being a black American starts to feel like you're a Game of Thrones character — expendable. » 7/21/14 12:40pm 7/21/14 12:40pm

DMX May Not Lay The Smackdown on George Zimmerman After All

There was absolutely nothing good about the announcement that certified awful person George Zimmerman (no celebrity bold for you!) would appear on an episode of Celebrity Boxing to square off against rapper DMX (on what would have been Trayvon Martin's 19th birthday, no less). This news was actually so not good that… » 2/08/14 12:15pm 2/08/14 12:15pm

George Zimmerman Will Fight DMX in Fucked Up 'Celebrity' Boxing Match

It was recently announced that George Zimmerman, the Sanford, Florida man who shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin on February 26, 2012, had signed on with fight promoter Damon Feldman to participate in a "celebrity" boxing match with a hitherto unnamed opponent. Yeah, apparently murdering an unarmed teenager as… » 2/05/14 3:20pm 2/05/14 3:20pm

George Zimmerman Agrees to Be Punched in 'Celebrity' Boxing Match

In other words, if you have enough money, you could punch George Zimmerman in the face as many times as you want. Tempting, I suppose, but also FUCK THIS DUDE OH MY GOD MAKE HIM FUCKING GO AWAY HE'S NOT A "CELEBRITY," HE'S AN ABUSIVE, FAME-WHORING, RACIST CHILD-KILLER-NOT-MURDERER. This shit is not cute. Anyhooz,… » 1/30/14 8:00pm 1/30/14 8:00pm

Judge Sets June Trial Date for Renisha McBride's Killer

Theodore Wafer, charged with second-degree murder in the killing of Renisha McBride last November, will face trial in June. Are you ready? I think this will be like the George Zimmerman Trial II, but I'm hoping for a verdict that doesn't make me want to restage the Los Angeles riots this time. » 1/16/14 10:00am 1/16/14 10:00am

George Zimmerman's Girlfriend Drops Assault Charges Because: True Love

George Zimmerman's girlfriend, who just last month called 911 after she says the man who killed — BUT DID NOT MURDER — unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin was threatening her with a gun, is now saying that she "misspoke" and that she wants to drop charges and be with George again. If Lifetime original movies about… » 12/10/13 11:00am 12/10/13 11:00am