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Reactions to Zimmerman trial go both ways

The George Zimmerman trial is all people have been talking about since the verdict came through on Saturday. The case has sparked a discussion about racism and our justice system.

TODAY: Justice for Trayvon Hoodie Rally

Today (Sunday) at 6 p.m. there will be a rally on Division and Ruby streets in response to the acquittal of George Zimmerman. On Saturday Zimmerman was found not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old African-American high-schooler who was killed last year. Zimmerman was accused by many of being motivated by racism.

Richard Land accused of lifting Trayvon Martin comments

Richard Land, the Southern Baptist Convention’s top public policy ethicist, apologized Monday for failing to give proper attribution for material he used on his live radio show in which he criticized President Obama and black civil rights leaders for exploiting the Trayvon Martin shooting.

After Trayvon Martin case, churches say ‘stereotypes cost lives’

An umbrella group of Christian denominations committed to combating racism is urging churches to use the death of Florida teen Trayvon...

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