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Zimmerman found NOT Guilty

I wish I could tell you that George Zimmerman was going to be going to jail for a number of years. I can’t. He has been found not guilty. From Orlando Sentinel: After nearly 16 hours of deliberations over two days, a six-member jury – all women, five of them white – acquitted Zimmerman, the Neighborhood Watch volunteer charged with murdering Trayvon Martin in what became one of the most racially-charged criminal cases in the country. Jurors found that 29-year-old Zimmerman acted in self-defense when he shot Trayvon, an unarmed black 17-year-old, on Feb. 26, 2012 as the two fought on

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Lord, help me understand

Why is this young man dead? From Miami Herald: Trayvon Martin traveled to Sanford on a trip with his father. The teen returned to his Miami home in a body bag. Martin, 17, was shot and killed Feb. 26 by a neighborhood crime watch captain. The circumstances of the shooting are still unknown, but the 26-year-old man who shot Martin, George Zimmerman, gave a statement to police that he shot in self-defense. Martin’s grieving family said the teen went out around 7:30 on that Sunday during the NBA All-Star Game halftime to get snacks from a nearby 7-Eleven convenience store. He

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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The Thirteeneth Juror

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