Mother Jones: George Zimmerman’s Biggest Defender: A Racist With a Criminal Past

In April 2012, two days before George Zimmerman was arrested for the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, he huddled with a fellow neighborhood watch volunteer, Frank Taaffe. According to Taaffe, who disclosed the meeting on Fox News, Zimmerman asked him to share…

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Miami Herald: South Florida peaceful but passionate following Zimmerman trial verdict

South Florida awoke to a relatively peaceful Sunday morning following Saturday night’s not guilty verdict in the murder trial of George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch captain who killed Miami Gardens teenager…

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Orlando Sentinel: George Zimmerman not guilty: What’s next?

As many Americans woke up today to the news that a Seminole County jury found George Zimmerman not guilty of second-degree murder in Trayvon Martin‘s death, legal commentators, activists and the public are asking: What’s next?

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Orlando Sentinel: Zimmerman trial draws dozens to courthouse, historic Goldsboro

SANFORD — Supporters of Trayvon Martin lit candles and sang gospel songs Friday night at a memorial for the slain teenager at the Goldsboro Welcome Center.   The show of support capped a day in which more than six dozen people gathered for hours outside the Seminole County
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If you were wondering why all the controversy surrounding the testimony of Rachel Jeantel in the George Zimmerman murder trial, and why defense attorney, Don West and most of white America can’t understand her… Here’s why…

Read the story: Christina Coleman: Why Black People Understand Rachel Jeantel

If ever I thought myself objective and unbiased, the George  Zimmerman trial is definitely not that moment.   So let’s cut to the chase. Any attorney, jury member, judge or white person  in that courtroom is not going to understand Rachel  Jeantel. And I don’t expect them…

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Orlando Sentinel: George Zimmerman trial: Opening statements underway

SANFORD – Jurors are hearing opening statements at the George Zimmerman murder trial today, as attorneys for both sides begin telling their version of what happened the night Zimmerman killed 17-year-old

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Christian Science Monitor: George Zimmerman: Why did he suddenly abandon ‘stand your ground’ hearing?

The Trayvon Martin case may have brought renewed focus on new “stand your ground” self-defense laws around the country, but the defendant in the case, George Zimmerman, said Tuesday he may not use the…

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