March 27, 2012 He had some minor brushes with school authorities, but no arrests. And he had many of the dreams that are common to most teens. The Florida teenager's life ended Feb. 26, in a shooting that has reignited a national discussion about race.
March 26, 2012 Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton will travel to Washington to attend a briefing on racial profiling and hate crimes. They are not expected to speak.
March 26, 2012 Trayvon Martin punched him on the nose and then slammed his head into a sidewalk, Zimmerman told police, according to the Orlando Sentinel. It's the most extensive account so far of the older man's claim of self defense.
March 26, 2012 Marchers will gather outside as the Sanford, Fla., city commission hears from the 17-year-old boy's parents. They want the man who killed him arrested. The case has attracted national attention and reignited discussions about race relations.
March 23, 2012 President Obama made his first public comments Friday about the Trayvon Martin shooting, which opened him up to approval and suspicion in this racially and politically polarized nation.
March 23, 2012 "When I think about that boy, I think about my own kids" and that "if I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon," President Obama said when asked about the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin and the discussion it has reignited about race relations.
March 23, 2012 Profiles of the teenager killed in a case that has reignited a national debate about race and the man who pulled the trigger reveal a great deal about them both.
March 21, 2012 The march is intended to highlight the absurdity of Trayvon Martin's shooting.
March 21, 2012 George Zimmerman was the focus of two such accusations in recent years, The Orlando Sentinel reports. His killing of the black teen has renewed a national debate about race relations.
March 20, 2012 The black teen was on the phone with a girl just before he was killed and she heard some of what led to the fatal confrontation with George Zimmerman, the attorney says. Her testimony conflicts with Zimmerman's claim of self defense, says the lawyer.
March 20, 2012 The case has grabbed national attention because of concern that the young man may have been a victim of racial profiling and that local police haven't been aggressive enough about looking into his death.