90.7 WMFE and 89.5 WMFV are Central Florida's primary provider of NPR programming and Classical Music. Part of the community since 1965, providing quality national and local news and programming. We inspire and empower all Central Floridians to discover, grow and engage within and beyond their world.
Support for 90.7 WMFE is provided by

Social Justice Story Series

It’s been 10 years since Trayvon Martin was killed by George Zimmerman. WMFE is going back to Sanford. What do you remember? How were you impacted? What do you hope for?

Leave us a voicemail at 407-536-8980. Your story may be shared as part of our reporting.


WMFE’s Nicole Darden Creston speaks with civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump. Crump rose to prominence when he served as counsel for Trayvon Martin’s parents
Social Justice

Benjamin Crump on the state of civil rights & the measure of progress, 10 years after Trayvon Martin


Civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump rose to prominence back in 2012. He was contracted to represent the parents of Trayvon Martin after the 17-year-old was fatally shot walking back to his dad’s house. Crump was instrumental in galvanizing a movement to get George Zimmerman, the man who shot Martin, arrested and charged. Since then, Crump has been on what he calls “a mission” to stand up in court for mostly Black victims of unjust deadly violence.
Read More »



Support for 90.7 News is provided by
Andrew Thomas (l), Cecil Smith & Norton Bonaparte. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE
Intersection

Sanford City leaders reflect on Trayvon Martin case, 10 years on


Sanford City Manager Norton Bonaparte, community relations and neighborhood engagement director Andrew Thomas, and police chief Cecil Smith join Intersection for a conversation  about the relationship between the police and Sanford residents in the 10 years since Trayvon Martin was killed by a neighborhood watch volunteer.
Read More »




TOP