Trayvon Martin News
'Let 1994 go': Simpson case's racial symbolism now a relic
A generation later, OJ Simpson's racial symbolism is now largely a relic as black Americans wrestle with more familiar injustices
Today in History
Today in History Today is Thursday, July 13, the 194th day of 2017. There are 171 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 13, 1977, a blackout hit New York City in the mid-evening as lightning strikes on electrical equipment caused power to fail; widespread looting broke out.
A disturbing confrontation between a Sacramento police officer and a man accused of jaywalking
Police are conducting a criminal investigation after video shows the officer repeatedly punching the man.
Matt Gutman's biography
Matt Gutman is an ABC News Senior National Correspondent based in Los Angeles. He reports for all ABC News broadcasts and platforms, including "World News Tonight with David Muir," "20/20," "Good Morning America," and “Nightline.” He has reported for ABC from 40 countries across the globe. Gutman
Jay Z to produce Trayvon Martin docu-series and narrative film
Jay Z will produce two projects about the 2012 shooting of teenager Trayvon Martin . A rep for the Weinstein Company confirmed to Variety that the studio and the rapper will produce both a six-part documentary series and a narrative feature film about the Martin shooting and its aftermath. ABC News
Hearing of retired cop who shot moviegoer puts Florida’s Stand Your Ground law back in the spotlight
Vivian Reeves was emotional as she testified Wednesday before a judge at her husband's hearing in Florida, attesting that her husband, Curtis Reeves, a retired Tampa police captain, had his head in his hands after he shot a fellow moviegoer over a disagreement about a cellphone in January 2014.
Trayvon Martin's parents on becoming activists, a role they never expected to have before son was killed
It was five years ago this month that Trayvon Martin, an unarmed African-American 17-year-old from Miami Gardens, Florida, was shot and killed by neighborhood watchman, George Zimmerman . Since his death, Trayvon’s parents Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin have been at the front of the charge to stem
Trayvon Martin's parents describe taking on new roles as activists
Trayvon Martin, an unarmed African-American teen, was killed five years ago and his parents have stepped up to speak out against gun violence.
The revival of Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf
When Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf arrived earlier this month in Michigan for a speaking engagement, only a week had passed since President Trump announced a travel ban against immigrants and refugees from seven predominantly Muslim countries. The action had sparked international protests, a clash between the
'GMA' Hot List: Leslie Mann and Robert De Niro Dish on 'The Comedian'
Plus, Trayvon Martin's parents speak out five years after his death, and the "GMA" anchors discuss beef jerky roses.