Trayvon Martin

New series spotlights Trayvon Martin killing

Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story premiered on the Paramount Network and BET on Monday, a docu-series bankrolled in part by rap mogul Jay Z

Blackballing Kaepernick: Fear of the black athlete

By blackballing Colin Kaepernick, NFL owners are telling all black athletes to stay silent and subservient.

A month when black history and activism take centre stage

The story of Assata Shakur – wanted by the FBI since 1973 – shows how revolutionaries do not ‘drop from the moon’ but are shaped by society.

Police ‘executed my unarmed son’- #Ferguson in 7 pictures

The St Louis suburb of Ferguson enters its fifth day of unrest as police crackdown on demonstrators protesting the killing of an unarmed black teen.

St Louis protests grow over teen’s death

Tensions have risen in the St Louis suburb where Michael Brown (18) was shot multiple times by a police officer.

Zimmerman arrested after domestic dispute with girlfriend

George Zimmerman - acquitted in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin - has been arrested for allegedly pointing a gun at his girlfriend, say police.

Zimmerman got away with murder, says juror

A juror says that she feels neighbourhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman got away with murder for fatally shooting Trayvon Martin.

Thousands rally to protest Trayvon Martin verdict

Demonstrators took to the streets in US cities on Saturday to vent their anger over the acquittal of the man who shot unarmed Trayvon Martin to death.

Acquittal in Trayvon Martin case a travesty

Not-guilty verdict for George Zimmerman, charged with killing an unarmed teen in the US raises painful questions, writes Gary Younge.

Trayvon Martin related protests sees 13 arrests

At least 13 protesters have been arrested in Los Angeles in a second night of unrest over the acquittal at trial of George Zimmerman, say officials.

Trayvon Martin juror reveals details of case debate

A juror from the trial of George Zimmerman for the death of Trayvon Martin said the six-women panel was sharply divided when deliberations began.

Trayvon Martin: Black leaders call for civil case as protests grow

Demonstrators have condemned George Zimmerman's acquittal as black community leaders call for a civil rights case in the US for Trayvon Martin.


High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Viral threat no match for Mama K’s Team 4

While most of Netflix’s live-action productions have been suspended, work on Mama K’s forges on from the comfort of animators’ couches and kitchen tables

Under lockdown SA’s working poor is just poor

Last week, the International Labour Organisation warned that the economic fallout of the coronavirus outbreak would have a devastating effect on global working poverty

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The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories