[Who was Salazar? Wikipedia is a good start.]

POCHO’s Elise Valderrama, aka @buttronnica on the Twitter, reconsiders that one time she went to Taco Bell.


LACHANCLA to George: No longer Latino

(PNS reporting from LA FLORIDA) The Latino Alliance of Chicanos, Hispanics, Andeans, Nuyoricans, Central and Latin Americans (LACHANCLA) issued a statement today revoking the Latino credentials of alleged Trayvon Martin killer George Zimmerman.

“The so-called Mr. Zimmerman’s behavior is totally un-Latino, and we have no choice but to revoke his Latinidad,” said LACHANCLA spokesman Shawn Clota. “We have to put our foot down somewhere, and that somewhere is George Zimmerman.” [Mas…]

Trayvon Martin (family photo) was killed for 'walking while black'

(PNS reporting from LA FLORIDA) Local police have reluctantly transferred  the investigation of the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin at the White Knights gated community to the State Attorney’s Office.

The state will now determine if George Zimmerman, the Sanford-area neighborhood watch captain accused of killing Martin, will be charged with a crime or simply hired by the Sanford Police Department he wanted so much to join.

According to Sanford police, Zimmerman, a white male and captain of the W.K.N.W., (White Knights Neighborhood Watch,) admitted that he shot and killed Martin because “he looked black.” Due to local racist tradition, police say that’s usually a justifiable homicide in Florida “especially in white gated communities.” [Mas…]