George Zimmerman

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George Zimmerman sues Trayvon Martin's family for $100m
Man who was cleared of murdering unarmed black teenager launches lawsuit against family, their lawyer and prosecutors

Richard Luscombe in Miami

04, Dec, 2019 @8:35 PM

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How Jay-Z’s new docuseries on Trayvon Martin exposes America
As a chilling new Netflix series about the death of Trayvon Martin in 2012 is released, its directors discuss the historic case that sparked an urgent debate about racism in the US

Steve Rose

28, Jul, 2018 @6:00 AM

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George Zimmerman, who shot dead Trayvon Martin, is $2.5m in debt
Finances were made public as part of a misdemeanor case where Zimmerman is accused of stalking a private investigator

Amanda Holpuch in New York

24, May, 2018 @3:33 PM

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The Guardian view on shootings in the US: time to tackle problems shamefully ignored | Editorial
Editorial: Deaths at police hands and the killing of officers in Dallas highlight longstanding racial tensions and a stubborn attachment to guns


08, Jul, 2016 @6:17 PM

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George Zimmerman sells gun used to kill Trayvon Martin on auction site
Gun appeared to gone for $138,900 on United Gun Group website in auction disrupted by fake bidders, including one under the name ‘Racist McShootface’

Richard Luscombe in Miami

18, May, 2016 @5:24 PM

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George Zimmerman's gun used to kill Trayvon Martin back up for auction
Handgun, which Zimmerman calls a ‘piece of American history’, reappears on firearms site after it was pulled from amid widespread criticism

Richard Luscombe in Miami, Elle Hunt and Michael Safi

12, May, 2016 @9:04 PM

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George Zimmerman's gun auction is an ugly symbol of racism | Steven W Thrasher
The decision to auction the gun used to kill Trayvon Martin is a stark reminder of the violence constantly aimed at black people in America

Steven W Thrasher

12, May, 2016 @4:07 PM

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George Zimmerman to auction gun he used to kill Trayvon Martin
Former neighbourhood watch volunteer who was acquitted of murdering unarmed teenager touts firearm as a ‘piece of American history’

Elle Hunt, Michael Safi, and Richard Luscombe in Miami

12, May, 2016 @6:42 AM

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#BlackLivesMatter: the birth of a new civil rights movement
How a new generation of tech-savvy activists made violence against African Americans into global headline news

Elizabeth Day

19, Jul, 2015 @9:00 AM

George Zimmerman wounded in Florida shooting incident
Police chief says shooting may be related to ‘ongoing dispute’ between another person and Zimmerman, who is known for fatally shooting Trayvon Martin in 2012

Joanna Walters in New York

12, May, 2015 @7:19 AM

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Eric Holder: 'We need to change the law' after Trayvon Martin case
Outgoing US attorney general to share ‘specific proposals’ on lowering standards of proof for federal charges in civil rights cases

Amanda Holpuch in New York

27, Feb, 2015 @6:26 PM

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Trayvon Martin's family 'heartbroken' over outcome of federal investigation
US attorney general Eric Holder says 2012 killing of Florida teen by George Zimmerman did not meet standard for hate crime prosecution

Lauren Gambino in New York

24, Feb, 2015 @10:16 PM

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