Crowds gathered at the Friendship Torch in front of Bayfront Park for a Trayvon Martin vigil on July 14, 2013. Crowds demanded changes to laws and made a social call to arms after George Zimmerman was acquitted from the murder of Martin.
A day after U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced prosecutors would not charge George Zimmerman with a federal hate crime, Trayvon Martin's parents, Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton, held a press conference calling the decision 'very disappointing.' Fulton encouraged people to get involved in activism and fight injustice.
Subsistence gold miners in Colombia get hit from all sides. The criminal gangs who extort money from them. The multinational companies that dominate the industry. The government that they say wants to regulate them out of existence.
Award-winning producer, director and actor Tyler Perry gave the keynote speech to young men graduating from the 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project on Martin Luther King, Jr. day. The actor spoke of life's very hard lessons that he survived because of his mother, a 'praying woman.' He made sure that all the young men got his message.... 'You are worthy."
Óscar Pérez, the Venezuelan policeman wanted after attacking the headquarters of the Supreme Court and the Ministry of the Interior from a helicopter, posted a video asking Venezuelan government forces to stop shooting at him. Perez says, "we are going to surrender."
Motorcycle and ATV riders pop wheelies and cause traffics jams in Miami during Martin Luther King Day on Jan. 15, 2017. The annual and illegal riding of off-road vehicles in the streets has become a yearly tradition and protest of gun violence, dubbed “Bikes Up Guns Down.”
President Donald Trump defended himself against accusations that he is racist, this time after recent disparaging comments about Haiti and African nations. "No, No. I'm not a racist," Trump said Sunday at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Fla.
U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz Balart speaks to WPLG Local 10 about President Trump's comments during an immigration meeting at the White House last week, but he would not say if the president called Haiti and other nations "shitholes."
Video shows a Dekalb County, Georgia firefighter catching a child dropped from the top of a ladder at an apartment fire on January 3, 2018. The blaze at the Pine Tree Circle complex forced parents to jump from balconies and toss children as young as 1 month old to waiting firefighters below, DeKalb fire Capt. Eric Jackson said. "We were catching babies like a football," Jackson said. "Literally."