One week after a jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the death of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin, people gathered for nationwide rallies to press for changes to self-defense laws and for federal civil rights charges against the former neighborhood watch leader.
Teens at the Dorchester Youth Collaborative felt like President Obama was speaking directly to them.
Top audio clips from each week, as selected by WBZ News Editor Dave Mager.
BOSTON (CBS) – Late Saturday night, the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial was announced. Zimmerman was found not guilty in the death of Trayvon Martin. Demonstrations broke out around the country in protest of […]
The case was weak, the presentation was weaker, the prosecutors knew they had nothing (but they still sit back and call George a murderer) and the jurors come back unanimous…..”NOT GUILTY” End of case? Not a chance..
When the jurors in the George Zimmerman trial first got the case, three voted not guilty, two wanted manslaughter and one thought he was guilty of second degree murder.
The issue of racial profiling is nothing new. But why has it been languishing for years?
Let’s tune out the hate-peddlers, so the rest of us can work on building a society where a nothing beef between two strangers on the street hardly ever leads to violence anymore.
Given what you know about the case, do you agree with the jury?
Protests are planned in cities including Boston, New York City, Chicago and San Francisco on Sunday.