Posted on 13 April 2012.
George Zimmerman has been charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of the 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. (AP Photo/Gary W. Green, Orlando Sentinel, Pool)
Last night in West Harlem locals told Uptown Radio they were relieved by the movement in the case.
Posted in Voices of New York
Posted on 30 March 2012.
Council members gather on the steps of New York's City Hall Wednesday, March 28, 2012, under a photo of Trayvon Martin. Self-defense instructor Steve Kardian said that Florida law makes investigators’ jobs more complicated. (AP Photo/New York City Council, William Alatriste)
Following the murder of teenager Trayvon Martin in Florida, self-defense laws are getting a new round of scrutiny. Neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman has admitted shooting Martin. But he hasn’t been charged with a crime because he claims he acted in self-defense. Jackie Maker speaks with Steve Kardian, an NYPD veteran and self-defense instructor about the controversial law.
Posted in The Globe