Monday, July 15, 2013

Passionate Reactions to Zimmerman Acquittal Reververate Across the Nation

George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer who fatally shot Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager, igniting a national debate on racial profiling and civil rights, was found not guilty late Saturday night of second-degree murder. Read more at The New York Times, NBC, Huffington Post, The Root, Fox News Latino, The Daily Beast | The Trial: Self-Defense was Hard to Topple (NYTimes) / What Led to the Acquittal Veredict (CNN) / State Lost the Case From the Start (The Root) / GZ's Acquital from a Conservative Perspective (Washington Post) / White Supremacy Acquits George Zimmerman (The Nation) | Race and Criminal Justice System: What The Juror Missed (CNN) / The Race Factor (CNN) / The End of the Post-Racial Illusion (ABCNews - Univision) / African-American Defense Team Intern Speaks Out (The Root) / Harvard Expert Looks into the Biology of Racial Profiling (Harvard Gazette) | Opinion: Why the Zimmerman Jury Failed Us - Lawrence D. Bobo (The Root) / Yes, It Was About Race - Anthea Butler (The Grio) / Where There is No Justice, We Must Find Peace - Ivan Sanchez (Latino Rebels) / Trayvon Martin's Legacy - Angelo Falcón (NiLP) / President Obama's Statement 

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