Roughly 13 months since the events of a Florida evening served to divide a nation and polarize a community, tonight "Piers Morgan Live" welcomes Robert Zimmerman Jr. – the brother of George Zimmerman – for perspective and context into his role in the latest twist surrounding the shooting death of teenager Trayvon Martin.
As George Zimmerman prepares to stand trial for murder in the second degree, his elder brother has been the subject of publish backlash for posting this controversial tweet on Sunday.
Amidst charges that the tweet was racist in nature, Zimmerman Jr. is hoping to use his appearance this evening to explain his intentions:
— Robert Zimmerman JR (@rzimmermanjr) March 27, 2013
Tonight marks a return to the program for the 32-year-old, who in the past has used the platform to describe his brother as "the neighbor that everbody would want to have," and to present his family's account of what happened on February 26, 2012.
Tune in this evening at 9 for a live, face to face interview that figures to the intensify the emotion of a case due to go to trial in June.
» Follow "Piers Morgan Live" on Twitter
» Follow "Piers Morgan Live" on Instagram