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Justice for Trayvon Its not over yet
The Milwaukee Courier ^ | July 27, 2013 | Marc Morial, President/CEO Nat'l Urban League, former Mayor, New Orleans

Posted on 07/27/2013 9:26:25 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

“Even though I am broken hearted my faith is unshattered.” Tracy Martin, father of Trayvon Martin

We were stunned by the outrageous not guilty verdict reached by a jury of six women in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. We have been following this case since February 26, 2012 – the day unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon, who was Black, was gunned down by George Zimmerman, a White-Hispanic Sanford, Fla. neighborhood watch captain. With no reasonable grounds, Zimmerman assumed Trayvon was a suspicious person, disobeyed police instructions, followed him, fought with him and fatally shot him.

From the beginning, the Florida criminal justice system seemed to treat the perpetrator, George Zimmerman, with more deference and concern than the victim, Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman was not immediately arrested and for weeks, he hid behind Florida’s shameful “Stand Your Ground” self-defense law, which allows a person to use lethal force against an assumed attacker. Zimmerman was eventually charged with second-degree murder, but soon thereafter was released on bond. Repeated attempts to impugn Trayvon’s character and to actually put a dead boy on trial were rebuffed by the judge. But it was clear from the start that Zimmerman’s lawyers and others were basing their defense on the stereotyping of Trayvon as a dangerous, violent young Black boy who would have killed Zimmerman if Zimmerman had not killed him first. Nothing could be further from the truth. Trayvon was a typical high-school junior who loved sports, music, and aeronautics and was making plans to go to college. On the day of his killing, he was an invited guest in the community and was armed only with a bag of Skittles and a bottle of iced tea. It was he who was being relentlessly followed by a stranger. He was scared...

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: blackkk; blackrage; florida; georgezimmerman; jurors; trayvon; trayvonmartin; trayvonstroops; zimmerman
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I guess this is now a bottle of iced tea.

1 posted on 07/27/2013 9:26:25 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yet another white black guy, trying to pull a little blood out of this corpse...


2 posted on 07/27/2013 9:28:49 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: Mamzelle

Comments are “now closed” according to the Journal.


3 posted on 07/27/2013 9:31:46 PM PDT by acapesket
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The ignorance and twisted thinking of this writer is simply astounding!


4 posted on 07/27/2013 9:31:48 PM PDT by Vesparado (The American people know what they want and they deserve to get it good and hard --- HL Mencken)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“... the day unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon, who was Black, was gunned down by George Zimmerman, a White-Hispanic Sanford, Fla. neighborhood watch captain.”

And it’s been well established which side our White-Black President supports.


5 posted on 07/27/2013 9:33:00 PM PDT by Rembrandt (Part of the 51% who pay Federal taxes)
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“was armed only with a bag of Skittles and a bottle of iced tea”

He was also armed with a fat toad of an imbecile who couldn’t read..


6 posted on 07/27/2013 9:33:48 PM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

TM was a drugged out thug who got was he deserved. However, in his honor, I named my Kel tec PF9 after him. I call it Lil Tayvon, mostly because Zimmerman it too long and I don’t like George.


7 posted on 07/27/2013 9:33:50 PM PDT by DirtyPigpen (Semper Fi)
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Who’s whiter? Morial or Zimmerman?


8 posted on 07/27/2013 9:34:18 PM PDT by Rembrandt (Part of the 51% who pay Federal taxes)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
the punk's old man didn't even know he was gone till the next morning...
9 posted on 07/27/2013 9:34:55 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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Marc Morial of National Urban League is the Taryvon flame on MSNBC even putting Sharpton to shame, from the link :

Says “Trayvon was a typical high-school junior who loved sports, music, and aeronautics and was making plans to go to college. On the day of his killing, he was an invited guest in the community and was armed only with a bag of Skittles and a bottle of iced tea. It was he who was being relentlessly followed by a stranger. He was scared, and as the outcome proved, he had every reason to be.
We are outraged by the Zimmerman verdict, and while we accept the jury’s decision under the due process of law, we want to assure Trayvon’s parents, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, as well as millions of their supporters, that this is not over. The National Urban League stands in solidarity with the NAACP, the National Action Network, the Black Women’s Roundtable and others in commending the Justice Department in proceeding with its federal investigation of Trayvon’s killing for possible civil rights violations. We beseech the Department to pursue this investigation to the fullest extent. We are also calling on the broader community to express its outrage by using social media, calling elected officials and mounting a dignified, peaceful yet robust response in the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Whitney M. Young, Jr. Along with our thoughts and prayers, we pledge a renewed fight in the courts, in Congress, in the media and through public engagement to end racial profiling and secure justice for Trayvon Martin – and help ensure that others like him don’t meet the same fate.

No one with a tan (and hoodie) is safe to walk the streets and back alleys at night after this grave injustice,

10 posted on 07/27/2013 9:35:48 PM PDT by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US Citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position.)
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He was just your typical high school junior who was interested in sports, aeronautics, burglary and assault. This is another person with lighter skin then Zimmerman who calls him white hispanic.
11 posted on 07/27/2013 9:38:01 PM PDT by peeps36 (I'm Not A Racist, I Hate Douchebags f All Colors)
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Another mindless black muckraker still singing the discredited narrative to the boneheaded NAACP crowd that just eats it up.


12 posted on 07/27/2013 9:39:50 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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Trayvon was a typical high-school junior who loved sports, music, and aeronautics and was making plans to go to college.

Trayvon was a typical high-school junior who loved sports, music, and aeronautics and was making plans to go to college.

Trayvon was a typical high-school junior who loved sports, music, and aeronautics and was making plans to go to college.


13 posted on 07/27/2013 9:40:15 PM PDT by narses
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Was he busy studying for those college entry exams during those 53 days out of 90 that he missed that school year?


14 posted on 07/27/2013 9:42:30 PM PDT by digger48
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

you angry bro


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Right? He uses the term “gunned down” as if Zimmerman was doing a drive-b of St.Trayvon.


17 posted on 07/27/2013 9:48:08 PM PDT by snarkytart
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“It’s not Over Yet”

And I am beginning to fear that it never will be.


18 posted on 07/27/2013 9:52:20 PM PDT by berdie
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hasn’t Milwaukee had a lot of problems with mobs attacking fair goers?


19 posted on 07/27/2013 9:52:25 PM PDT by Retired Chemist
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12% versus 72%. Care to do the math?


20 posted on 07/27/2013 9:53:34 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the mainland US There'd be a rifle behind each blade of grass.)
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