George Zimmerman

Oakland Police arrive at a demonstration. (CBS)

9 Arrested, 1 Injured In 3rd Night Of Oakland Zimmerman Verdict Protests

Several people were arrested in Oakland overnight as demonstrators took to the streets for a third night to protest George Zimmerman’s Florida acquittal in the killing of Trayvon Martin.

07/16/2013

Musician Lester Chambers, co-founder of The Chambers Brothers. (CBS)

Bay Area Musician Attacked After Dedicating Song To Trayvon Martin

Blues, rock, and soul musician Lester Chambers was attacked during a performance in Hayward over the weekend after he dedicated a song to slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin. A woman has been arrested in the attack.

07/16/2013

Protesters upset over the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin blocked traffic on Interstate 880 in Oakland on July 15, 2013. (CBS)

Marchers Block I-880 In Oakland On 3rd Night Of Zimmerman Verdict Protests

Hundreds of protesters angry with the acquittal of a neighborhood watch volunteer for a fatal shooting in Florida marched through downtown Oakland on Monday night and police have called for mutual aid from other agencies.

07/15/2013

Oakland Protest

Oakland Investigators Trying To Track Down Vandals In Wake Of Zimmerman Ruling Protests

More than 500 protesters marched city streets in Oakland for hours in a second night of protests after George Zimmerman’s acquittal in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

07/15/2013

Zimmerman Verdict Protesters

Oakland Mayor Denounces Vandalism As Protests Of Zimmerman Verdict Continue

Protesters that vandalized businesses in downtown Oakland Saturday night in a demonstration over Saturday’s verdict in the George Zimmerman trial “dishonored the memory” of the boy Zimmerman killed, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said Sunday.

07/14/2013

Oakland Protest

Hundreds Protest Zimmerman Verdict In Oakland, San Francisco

Protesters of the George Zimmerman trial “not guilty” verdict swarmed the streets of Oakland and vandalized some buildings. In San Francisco hundreds marched in protest along Mission Street.

07/13/2013

Revolutionary Communist Party members protest outside the Seminole County Courthouse during the first day of trail for George Zimmerman - charged with the second-degree murder of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin - on June 10, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. (Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

Oakland Activists Holding ‘National Hoodie Day’ Rally In Support Of Trayvon Martin

Activists were set to rally in Oakland Monday to mark the beginning of the Florida trial of George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer charged with second-degree murder for the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin last year.

06/10/2013

17-year old Trayvon Martin was unarmed when he was shot and killed in Florida.

Bay Area Churches Hold ‘Hoodie’ Event For Slain Florida Teen Trayvon Martin

Events were held across the country as parishioners showed up at their respective churches in hoodies on Sunday.

03/25/2012

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