Trayvon Martin

George Zimmerman Trial
11:14 am
Wed August 7, 2013

Protest at Ted Nugent concert over Trayvon Martin remarks

Protester Bette Barrett outside of Toad's Place in New Haven, where Ted Nugent performed
Credit Melinda Tuhus

About 100 people protested outside a performance by musician Ted Nugent in New Haven over several controversial remarks Nugent made about the shooting of Trayvon Martin and the acquittal of Martin's killer George Zimmerman.

Host: Morning Edition's Tom Kuser

George Zimmerman Trial
8:48 am
Tue July 23, 2013

Conn. House Speaker wants to review state self-defense laws

Connecticut House Speaker Brendan Sharkey says he wants to take a look at the state's self-defense laws to make sure a situation like the deadly shooting of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin can't happen in Connecticut.


George Zimmerman Trial
10:20 am
Mon July 22, 2013

'Rally for Justice' for Trayvon Martin in Stamford

Organizer Jere Eaton addresses the crowd at the Stamford Government Center
Credit Tarice Gray

Just over fifty people gathered on the steps of the Government Center in downtown Stamford, Connecticut in a "Rally for Justice" for Trayvon Martin.

Host: Morning Edition's Tom Kuser

George Zimmerman Trial
11:41 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Protests in Bridgeport over Zimmerman verdict

Crowd at the Federal Building in Downtown Bridgeport
Credit Tarice Gray

About 100 people gathered in Bridgeport, Connecticut to protest the outcome of the George Zimmerman trial and mourn the death of Trayvon Martin.