Tag Archives: Race & Injustice

Updated! ‘Justice for Trayvon’ rallies draw thousands across the country

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‘Justice for Trayvon’ Rallies in 100 Cities

(ABC News)One week after a jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the death of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin, people began to gather for rallies scheduled nationwide to press for federal civil rights charges against the former neighborhood watch leader. … Continue reading

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Trayvon Martin rallies intensify

(NBC News.com)Rallies in support of Trayvon Martin grew in size and intensity Sunday night as protesters in some of America’s largest cities continued demonstrating their anger at the acquittal of George Zimmerman. The LA Police Department told NBC News that … Continue reading

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Protests sweep across the country in lieu of Zimmerman not guilty verdict

It’s a sad sad day in America when a wannabe cop can profile, stalk, chase and gun down an unarmed kid and be found not guilty of his crime. George Zimmerman murdered an unarmed child and got away with it. … Continue reading

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The Central Park Five: A Story of Race & Gross Injustice

The Central Park Five  is a 2012 documentary film about the Central Park Jogger case, directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, and David McMahon. It was released in the US on November 23, 2012. Critic A. O. Scott of The … Continue reading

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