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Accused killer of unarmed Black teen Trayvon Martin named George Zimmerman is out again on bond after being jailed for lying on a previous bond

George Zimmerman From the Metro Desk of Cleveland Urban News.Com and the Kathy Wray Coleman Online Newsblog.Com( ) and ( ) SANDFORD, Florida-Accused teen killer George Zimmerman, who is facing a charge of second-degree murder for allegedly stalking and gunning down unarmed Black teen Trayvon Martin earlier this year in a Florida suburb, was released on a $1 million bond Friday after his arrest and jailing previously for lying to the presiding judge in the case. Zimmerman's $150 thousand bond was revoked two weeks ago after the Florida Circuit Judge ruled that he had lied about his finances, including collecting monies in excess of $200 thousand from a White supremacist website. At that bond revocation hearing the judge said also that Zimmerman had a passport and might be a flight risk. But earlier this week that same White judge gave him a second chance. The seventeen-year-old Martin is Black, and Zimmerman, 28, is

Cleveland NAACP Executive Board unanimously accepts the resignation of its president George Forbes, Cleveland Attorney James Hardiman is president until November general election

George Forbes By Kath y Wray Coleman, Editor, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com ( ) and ( )   CLEVELAND, Ohio-The  executive board of the Cleveland Chapter of the NAACP unanimously accepted the resignation of its president, George Forbes, at its monthly meeting on Tues. evening, putting to rest controversy over who was leading the Civil Rights organization while the 81-year-old Forbes has been in Florida with his wife in recent months or years. James Hardiman, the Cleveland attorney who represented the NAACP in the now defunct Cleveland schools desegregation case and the first vice president, will, by organization charter, take the helm until the November general election, one that is expected to draw a cross section of candidates including the Rev. Tony Minor,  executive director of the United Pastor's in Mission, Mount Olive Baptist Church Pastor Larry Harris, and Dr. E