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Zimmerman Protesters Turn Violent in South L.A.

Jul 16, 2013

SOUTH LOS ANGELES (KTLA) —

Los Angeles police were keeping a watchful eye on Tuesday, after peaceful protests over the George Zimmerman verdict turned violent Monday night.

Hundreds of protesters gathered in Leimert Park on Monday evening for a vigil …


Davis Vanguard
Do "Stand Your Ground" Laws Represent Racial Bias?

Jul 16, 2013
Do "Stand Your Ground" Laws Represent Racial Bias?

A year ago, Frontline did a report that found that the killings of black people by whites were more likely to be considered justified than the killings of white people by blacks.  The problem, however, remains: how does one measure racial bias? As ...

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What’s Next for George Zimmerman?

Jul 16, 2013

SACRAMENTO -

High-profile defendants in criminal cases who are found not guilty have varying degrees of success living in freedom after their trials.  OJ Simpson, Michael Jackson and Casey Anthony are a few cases that come to mind.  Now George …


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Richard Cohen: Southern Poverty Law Center Response to Verdict in State of Florida v. George Zimmerman

Jul 15, 2013

July 14, 2013 - The following statement was issued by Richard Cohen, President and CEO of the Southern Poverty Law Center, following the verdict in State of Florida v. George Zimmerman: "They always get away." These were the words George Zimmerman utt...

Davis Vanguard
Commentary: Time to Heal This Divided Nation

Jul 15, 2013
Commentary: Time to Heal This Divided Nation

In yesterday's commentary on the Trayvon Martin decision, I stated in strong terms that I have no doubt that the outcome of this trial would have been different with an African-American defendant.  This comment, more than any other in the 1400 word ...

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Candlelight Vigil, Rally for Trayvon Martin in Northern California

Jul 14, 2013

Kimberly Easton reports from Downtown Sacramento, where a candlelight vigil for Trayvon Martin took place Sunday night.



Appeal Democrat
Two for Trayvon show displeasure with verdict

Wearing gray-hooded sweatshirts, two Yuba City teens on Sunday showed their support for Trayvon Martin by holding signs outside the Sutter County Courthouse. On Saturday, jurors in Florida acquitted George Zimmerman of all charges in the February...

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Local Protests Continue

Jul 14, 2013

SACRAMENTO –

Nearly 3,000 miles from the Seminole County Courthouse in Sanford, Florida, dozens of protestors met at the federal courthouse on 5th and I, downtown Sacramento Sunday to voice their opinions on the George Zimmerman verdict, after a Florida …


Appeal Democrat
Rallies large and small follow Zimmerman verdict

NEW YORK (AP) — With chants and prayers, sermons and signs, outrage over a jury's decision to clear George Zimmerman in the shooting of an unarmed black teenager poured from street protests and church pulpits Sunday amid calls for federal civil...

Davis Vanguard
Sunday Commentary: No Justice For Trayvon

Jul 14, 2013
Sunday Commentary: No Justice For Trayvon

This is the column that I really do not want to write, but sometimes in this business, you have to do things you don't want to do.  You see, 11 years ago today, I made the best decision of my life, I married the love of my life, Cecilia.  Little di...



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