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New Developments in the Trayvon Martin Case

April 1, 2012

With each passing day, there seems to be a new set of developments in the Trayvon Martin shooting case. Here are the latest: A video of George Zimmerman, the Neighborhood Watch captain who shot Trayvon shows that there were no discernable bruises on him when he was first brought into the Sanford PD.

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George Zimmerman father speaks out

April 1, 2012

The father of 28-year-old George Zimmerman is speaking out in his son’s defense. Robert Zimmerman of Lake Mary, Fla., wrote a letter last week to The Orlando Sentinel calling the depiction of his son in the media “cruel and misleading.”

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Georgia has killed an innocent man

September 23, 2011

I have spent the past week with Troy’s family. He wanted the world to know that he understood that this struggle goes beyond just one man. Troy was prepared to die tonight. As he said again and again, the state of Georgia only held the power to take his physical body.

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Campaign for Obama II needs a jolt to its mojo

September 4, 2011

Today, nearly a quarter of all Democratic voters say they are dissatisfied with the results of Obama I, according to a CNN poll broadcast last Tuesday. If this continues through the Christmas season, the chances for Obama II will hardly worth a $2 bet.

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Dear Fellow Philadelphians:

May 15, 2011

Many of you are likely to stay home Tuesday, May 17, 2011. That’s because without the usual blizzard of television commercials associated with big ticket races, like the contest for mayor, few seem interested in following the debate. This is regrettable.

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NAACP: We can’t afford not to fix our justice system

April 18, 2011

Reforming the nation’s criminal-justice system is one of the most urgent civil rights Issues of our time. One shocking fact illustrates why: More African-American men are entangled in the criminal-Justice system today than were enslaved in 1850.

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