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July 2013

Trayvon Martin News

Huffpost – The Trayvon Martin Case News and opinions about The Trayvon Martin Case.   NBC News.com: Obama – Honor Trayvon Martin by battling gun violencePresident Obama called on the nation to honor Trayvon Martin a day after George Zimmerman was acquitted of his murder by asking “ourselves if we’re …

Zimmerman Is Acquitted in Trayvon Martin Killing

NY Times: Zimmerman Is Acquitted in Trayvon Martin Killing.  SANFORD, Fla. — 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. He was also acquitted …

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Trying to Turn Back the Clock 6/30-7/7 – 2013

Here are a number of stories that clearly indicate the need to keep up the struggle for human rights and against hate. They include watermelons and a pickaninny in a 4th of July Parade, a cross burning, both these offensive acts took place in NC, and a hate crime against …

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Center for American Progress: Can Americans Reclaim the Dream?

From the Center for American Progress: Watch Hedrick Smith, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and best-selling author of  Who Stole the American Dream?, who will come to the Center for American Progress to discuss how a little-known memo by a Virginia corporate lawyer launched a movement that reshaped this nation’s economic playing field. …