Colin Powell Questions Zimmerman Verdict


powellColin Powell, the first African American chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, criticized the fact that a Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty of murder in the death of Trayvon Martin.

“I think that it will be seen as a questionable judgment on the part of the judicial system down there, but I don’t know if it will have staying power,” Powell said on CBS’s Face the Nation on Sunday. Powell’s comments came on the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech.

Powell also said that President Obama should talk more about race relations in America. “I’d like to see him be more passionate about race questions,” Powell said. Read more at USA Today.

{Andy Newscenter}


  1. I guess he hasn’t read Florida law, or has an understanding of the circumstances of the case.

    It’s what happens when someone who has made himself invisible tries to become visible again.

    Please stay invisible Colin, we don’t need another liberal in the mix.

  2. ???? ???? ?? ??????

    As Chazal say, ???? ????? ?????? ??????? ???

    After the Republicans appointed him to high positions, and he thought he was a big knocker who could do what he wants and spit in the faces of his patrons, he revealed his true self, going back to his roots, and joined the overwhelming majority of Black Americans who identify with the Democratic party and liberalism.

    Caveat emptor.