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You’ve heard about the case of Trayvon Martin, a Florida teenager, allegedly shot and killed by a neighborhood watch captain named George Zimmerman. No charges have been filed in the case.
Talking-without-ever-saying-anything-head Geraldo Rivera sparked disgust and outrage Friday when he said Martin was partially responsible for his death because he was wearing a hoodie. The Fox News host later revealed that even his own son was dismayed by the comments.
Well, the Miami Heat and the NBA feel differently, and stars like Dwanye Wade and Amare Stoudemire have shown their solidarity for Martin, wearing their hoodies. Also, the NBA Players Union has called for some actual arrests and resignations to be made in this case.
Lebron James sent a very powerful message about this with a photo. As you might expect, it includes hoodies.
He posted the moving photo below on his Facebook page
The caption reads “We Are Trayvon Martin. Hoodies. Stereotyped. We Want Justice.” It’s received over 3,500...
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Lebron James tweeted a pic on Friday that showed the entire Miami Heat team in sweat shirts with their hoodies up and heads down.
The Miami Heat joined the rest of the world that day in which people worldwide rocked hooded sweat shirts in support of the Trayvon Martin case.
#WeAreTrayvonMartin #Hoodies #Stereotyped #WeWantJustice are hash tags accompanied with the photograph posted...
LeBron James and the Miami Heat show their support for Trayvon Martin, the 17-year old who was brutally shot by volunteer neighborhood captain, George Zimmerman. This comes today, where a Geraldo Rivera tweeted one of the most asinine comments known to man: His hoodie killed Trayvon Martin as surely as George Zimmerman.
A Tweet that sceams loudly
There’s a lot of things that LeBron James has done wrong in his career. There are plenty of instances where I’ve shaken my head in disgust at when and how he’s parlayed his popularity for the betterment of the wrong audience – namely, himself. His Twitter handle @KingJames and its accompanying wallpaper tend to rub me altogether wrong. They stand...
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Lebron James and the Miami Heat showed their support to Trayvon Martin -- the young 16-year-old Florida boy who was killed by a Sanford neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman on Feb. 26 -- as the team wore hoodies, with their hoods up, along with their eyes facing down towards the ground.James tweeted the photo on Friday (via his Twitter profile) with the captions "#WeAreTrayvonMartin...
The Miami Heat’s LeBron James tweeted this photo of he and his teammates wearing hooded sweatshirts in memory of Trayvon Martin, who was shot and killed on Feb. 26 in Sanford, Fla., a community north of Orlando.
The African-American 17-year-old student was wearing a hoodie at the time he was shot. The case has sparked national attention.
It may have just been a picture.
But what a picture it was.
On Friday afternoon, LeBron James took to twitter with the following tweet:
“WeAreTrayvonMartin #Hoodies #Stereotyped #WeWantJustice.”
The tweet was followed by a link, showing the above picture. The Miami Heat team dawning hoodies, in tribute to the fallen Trayvon Martin, whose death has sparked...
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- LeBron James had 17 points and 10 assists to lead the Miami Heat to their fourth straight victory, 88-73 over the Detroit Pistons on Friday night.
Dwyane Wade added 24 points for the Heat, who posed for a photo earlier in the day wearing team-logo hoodies. Players were speaking out following the death of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager wearing...
The Miami Heat honored fallen teen Trayvon Martin by posing for a photo wearing hooded sweatshirts with their heads bowed.
LeBron James posted the photo on Twitter with the hashtag "WeWantJustice."
Martin was shot to death in Sanford (Fla.) by a neighborhood crime-watch volunteer on Feb. 26. Martin, who was wearing a "hoodie", was carrying candy when he was...
LeBron James had 17 points and 10 assists to lead the Miami Heat to their fourth straight victory, 88-73 over the Detroit Pistons on Friday night.
Dwyane Wade added 24 points for the Heat, who posed for a photo earlier in the day wearing team-logo hoodies. Players were speaking out following the death of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager wearing a hooded sweatshirt who...
The Trayvon Martin tragedy has become a prominent national news story, and the Miami Heat expressed their solidarity for the slain teenager by taking the above photo with their hoods up and heads bowed, which LeBron James shared Friday on Twitter.
Martin, a 17-year-old Miami native, was gunned down in February in an Orlando suburb by 28-year-old George Zimmerman, a member of the...
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- The Miami Heat won a basketball game Friday night.
They hope that isn't what people remember. Instead, they would like for the country to take note of the social statements they made before, during and after their 88-73 win over the Detroit Pistons.
Instead of a normal game day on the road, Friday is when the Heat got involved in one of the nation'...
Dwyane Wade and LeBron James have become the latest celebrities to speak out in support of Trayvon Martin, as the two Miami Heat stars each posted pictures on their Facebook and Twitter accounts in support of the slain Florida teenager.
Martin, a black 17-year-old from Miami, was visiting his father and stepmother in Sanford, Fla., a suburb of Orlando, on Feb. 26 when he was shot...