Trayvon Martin

A poster of Trayvon Martin is held during a press conference to call for justice in his Feb. 26 killing. (Credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Pontiac Teacher Fired For Trayvon Fundraiser Says ‘I’m Confused’

The two-time teacher of the year said the superintendent denied the fundraiser and called her in for a meeting the next morning where she was told she was a bad teacher who thought she was too much in charge. She was fired on the spot.

CBS Sports Radio 1270–04/11/2012

A poster of Trayvon Martin is held during a press conference to call for justice in his Feb. 26 killing. (Credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Pontiac Teacher Claims She Was Fired For Trayvon Martin Effort

Activists are planning a protest Tuesday in support of a Pontiac teacher who says she was fired for helping students organize a fundraiser in support of the family Trayvon Martin, a teen shot to death by a Florida neighborhood watch volunteer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2012

Blurred image of 'hacked' road sign (credit: Facebook).

Road Work Sign Displays Racial Slur

A road work sign along westbound I-94 before the Southfield interchange was plastered with a hateful message, referencing the Trayvon Martin case.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2012

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Schools Step Up Security After Threatening Phone Calls

Supposedly, an agitated caller made reference to the nationally-known Trayvon Martin case in Florida.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2012

Rally for Trayvon Martin at Detroit's Hart Plaza (WWJ Photo/Sandra McNeil)

Self Defense Laws Questioned After Death Of Florida Teen

Michigan is one of more than 20 states that followed Florida’s lead adopting the so-called “Stand Your Ground” gun law that is now being questioned in the Trayvon Martin case.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2012

Racist Letter Discovered At Seaholm High School

A racist letter was discovered in a classroom at Birmingham Seaholm High School — with a connection to the nationwide uproar over the Trayvon Martin shooting.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2012

Parents of Trayvon Martin at Macedonia Baptist Church, March 26, 2012 in Eatonville, Fla. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Death Of Trayvon Martin Brings Hundreds To Detroit’s Hart Plaza

Hundreds gathered in Hart Plaza for a peaceful protest over the death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2012

Supporters gather during a candelight vigil at a memorial to Trayvon Martin outside The Retreat at Twin Lakes community where Trayvon was shot and killed (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Detroiters Rally Against Violence In Memory Of Trayvon Martin

Civil Rights Leaders, Community Organizers and labor leaders will speak out against crime and violence at a rally Monday night in Hart Plaza.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2012

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Wade Speaks Out On Shooting Death Of Florida Teen

Dwyane Wade and LeBron James were only a few miles away from Trayvon Martin on Feb. 26, participating in the NBA All-Star game on the night the unarmed black teenager wearing a hooded sweatshirt was shot to death by a neighborhood crime-watch volunteer.

97.1 The Ticket–03/24/2012

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Eric Thomas: Trayvon Martin Case Is Far Too Common

How is it that the conditions existed for the death of Travon Martin to go completely unnoticed for as long as it did? Based on the fact this was almost missed, what other innocent lives lay slain the streets around us?

CBS Detroit–03/22/2012