George Zimmerman Acquitted of Murder, Manslaughter in Trayvon Martin case

Op/Ed by Rachel Knight George Zimmerman was acquitted. Look. I’m an investigative journalist. Most of my assignments involve racism. I’ve seen a lot of shameless, grotesque actions made by individuals and large groups. The George Zimmerman incident still shocks me. He was even acquitted of manslaughter. How does that happen? Tonight I’ve heard people say, … Continue reading George Zimmerman Acquitted of Murder, Manslaughter in Trayvon Martin case

Rand Paul speaks at Howard University, gives mixed messages about Civil Rights Act opposition

Five days after plans to host the first desegregated prom in Wilcox County, Georgia gained traction, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul delivered a speech to students at Howard University. Howard University was founded in 1886 to serve as a "normal and theological school" for black students, and today has a student body made up of about … Continue reading Rand Paul speaks at Howard University, gives mixed messages about Civil Rights Act opposition