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Obama Says Trayvon Could Have Been Him

President gets emotional talking about slain teen.

No Justice for Trayvon: Zimmerman Not Guilty

The jury has spoken and George Zimmerman is now a free man...


George Zimmerman trial, as seen through the prism of social media

Web Reacts: George Zimmerman Trial Day 21

What people — including newsmakers and celebs– are saying about the George Zimmerman trial online… Zimmerman’s transformation from “Neighborhood Watcher” ...

All Women Jury Selected in George Zimmerman Trial

How will the race and background of the jurors impact the case

Update: Jordan Davis’ Parents Speak on Upcoming Trial

The slain teen's parents open up on Stand Your Ground and the upcoming trial

Teen Boys Rapping About Oral Sex Goes Viral

Controversy erupts after boys admit to gay acts in viral video

George Zimmerman Trial Live Stream

The trial for George Zimmerman, who fatally shot an unarmed Trayvon Martin in Florida, has begun.

What We’re Reading This Week [June 7, 2013] rounds up the must-read stories of this past week.

Sneak Peek: BET News Special “Justice for Trayvon”

Tonight BET chronicles the events leading up to the Trayvon Martin case.

Pres. Obama Announces “ConnectED” Initiative

Obama unveils plan to get every classroom connected to high speed Internet.

[Video] Woman Assaulted by Cops Over $150

Keyarika Diggles shares her story with Rev. Al Sharpton

Frederick Douglass Statue to be Placed in DC

History in the making...

Jordan Davis to Receive Honorary Diploma

The slain teen earns posthumous graduation gift

Stand Your Ground Strikes Again

The controversial law used in what some are calling a crime of passion...

What We’re Reading This Week [May 31, 2013]

Check out what stories JET staffers are reading this week.

What We’re Reading This Week [May 24, 2013] rounds up this week's most talked about news stories.

Kermit Gosnell’s Wife, Former Staff Get Sentencing Date

Abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell along with several co-workers get sentenced.

Disney Employee, Pastor Accused of Watching Child Porn

A longtime employee at Disney's Port Orleans and pastor at St. James African Methodist Episcopal Church in Sandford, FL has ...

Usher Sued for Six Figures by Former Nanny

Usher's former nanny, Cecilia Duncan, files a lawsuit against the singer claiming she was overworked and underpaid according to documents ...

Saudi Man Traveling With Pressure Cooker Arrested

A Saudi man was arrested at Detroit Metropolitan Airport after federal agents said he lied about why he was traveling ...