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Trayvon Martin's Parents 'Devastated' by Not Guilty Verdict

The parents of Trayvon Martin felt "shock" and "disgust" when a Florida jury ruled Saturday night that George Zimmerman, 29, was found not guilty in …

The Second Day of Trayvon Martin Protests, in Photos

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Protesters convened in city squares on Sunday, marching into the streets, for the second night …

Zimmerman trial expands deep divide

The Trayvon Martin case highlights more than the flaws of Florida law or the inadequacies of courtroom justice. It also paints in vivid display the vulgar state of American political culture.<p>Within seconds of Saturday night’s verdict exonerating George Zimmerman, liberals and conservatives scurried …

Syrian Rebels Side with Trayvon

Anger over the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin has stretched all the way from Sanford, Florida, to Syria, where …

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Scuffles break out in Los Angeles over Zimmerman acquittal

Helicopter footage shows youths scuffling with police in Los Angeles on Monday, as outrage continues over the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager.<p>Protesters were seen jumping on cars and trying to tear down a gate in the third consecutive night of …

Waiter attacked, freeway blocked in 3rd Oakland protest

<b>(07-16) 06:50 PDT OAKLAND</b> -- Protesters outraged at the acquittal of George Zimmerman in Florida briefly blocked a freeway in downtown Oakland and tried to get on a second freeway Monday night in the city's third demonstration in as many days.<p>Dozens of protesters walked onto northbound Interstate …

Holder speaks out against 'Stand Your Ground' laws after Zimmerman verdict

Attorney General Eric Holder took aim Tuesday at "Stand Your Ground"-style laws — such as the one that figured into the George Zimmerman case — saying they may encourage violence and "undermine public safety."<p>"It's time to question laws that senselessly expand the concept of self-defense and sow …

Stevie Wonder to Boycott Florida After Zimmerman Verdict

Following the acquittal last weekend of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, Stevie Wonder says he won't perform in …

#JusticeForTrayvon: The 36 Most Inspiring Moments Since The Trayvon Martin Verdict (PHOTOS)

George Zimmerman was acquitted Saturday in the murder of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin. In the wake of the jury's verdict, many were shocked and many more were angry.<p>Some took this anger and reacted with violence, but that has been the exception and not the rule. Instead, the overwhelming …