Geraldo Rivera blames Trayvon Martin's death on his hoodie

After Fox News commentator Geraldo Rivera was ridiculed for blaming a hoodie for the death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry ran with Rivera's theory, and came up with a safety tip for black men

By Joyce Eng, Geraldo Rivera drew a major backlash Friday after claiming that Trayvon Martin's hoodie is to blame for his death and urging black and Latino parents to tell their kids to dress differently. In an interview with Fox & Friends, Rivera,

Zip it up. That was a common reaction Friday on the Web and elsewhere to Fox News personality Geraldo Rivera's comments that the hoodie was as much to blame for Trayvon Martin's death as the shooter.

By Elie Mystal Last week, Geraldo Rivera said something stupid even by Geraldo Rivera standards. I don't want to be accused of “mischaracterizing” his words, so here's what he said: Speaking on Friday's “Fox and Friends,” Rivera said, “”I think the

MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry mocked Geraldo Rivera's incendiary comments about slain teenager Trayvon Martin with biting sarcasm on Saturday.