Most Shared

Weather Alert

Winter Weather Advisory

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for all of WNY through Friday morning.  Freezing light rain and drizzle mixed with some wet snow at times.  This will create slick spots on untreated surfaces. 

WHAM13 - Search Results

The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available.

Martin's mother speaks out against stop-frisk

The mother of Trayvon Martin is speaking out against the stop-and-frisk police practice in New York City.

Critics complain the stops target blacks and Hispanics who aren't doing anything wrong. Earlier this week, New York City was told by a judge that the practice was racial discrimination.

Sybrina Fulton is the mother of Martin, a black teenager who was shot to death in 2012 by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman. In an interview with NBC's "Meet the Press" on Sunday, Fulton said, "you can't give people the authority, whether civilian or police officers, the right to just stop somebody because of the color of their skin."

A jury cleared Zimmerman of second-degree murder charges this summer.

Advertise with us!


Washington Times