After Trayvon Martin, hoodie goes from fashion statement to socio-political one

The protests are dubbed “Million Hoodie Marches” in memory of the victim, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, who was reportedly wearing a hoodie sweatshirt when he was shot last month in a gated community by a white volunteer

The furor over the Trayvon Martin case has focused largely on neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman, but also on Lee and the Sanford police, who some in the community believe have offered cover to Zimmerman. Lee said that Zimmerman told

The furor over the Trayvon Martin case has focused largely on neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman, but also on Lee and the Sanford police, who some in the community believe have offered cover to Zimmerman. Lee said that Zimmerman told

Most observers took President Obama's comment that the killing of Trayvon Martin hit him particularly hard because “if I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon” as a very normal human reaction. However, at least one person

The Trayvon Martin case forces a reckoning of what it means to be young and black and male — and to wear a certain garment. BY AUDRA DS BURCH From the wreckage of the Trayvon Martin killing, the hoodie has emerged as an unlikely symbol, a silent way