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New Poll Shows Very Stark Racial Divide on Zimmerman Verdict

A Washington Post-ABC news poll revealed a VERY stark racial divide regarding the George Zimmerman verdict, as well as race and justice in generaL. What are you thoughts on the poll, and race relations in America? Can the disparity between whites and black be chalked up to racism? Are there other factors?

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The Nation: From the Deep South to the Midwest, a Generation Demands Justice

A recent article over at The Nation shines a light on how young people from across the country are uniting, organizing, and demanding justice.

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Rush Limbaugh: “If any race should not have guilt about slavery, it’s Caucasians”

On his horrific radio show, Rush Limbaugh argued that white people should not have to feel guilty about slavery.

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Obama Speaks Out on Zimmerman Trial: ‘Trayvon Martin Could Have Been Me’

President Obama spoke to the African American perspective on the George Zimmerman trial at a press conference today; drawing parallels between himself and Trayvon, and suggesting that the outcome of the trial might have been different had Martin been white.

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Youth Take Over Florida Governor’s Office Demanding Justice for Trayvon

Young people from across Florida have flooded the Governor’s office in Tallahassee,demanding that Gov. Rick Scott hear their concerns in the aftermath of the George Zimmerman verdict.

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Bill Cosby: There is No Proof that George Zimmerman is Racist

According to Bill Cosby, one cannot prove that a person, Zimmerman in this case, is racist unless they say something like, “Hey, I’m racist,” and we should thus not talk about “racial stuff” regarding the reason for and outcome of the case:

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Trayvon Martin’s Father: ‘If Trayvon Was White, This Never Would Have Happened’

During an interview on the Today Show, the parents of Trayvon Martin expressed shock and dismay at the acquittal of George Zimmerman, and assert that race was most definitely a factor in their son’s slaying.

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Bakari Kitwana: Our Enemy is White Supremacy

“The verdict didn’t come as a surprise to me…Politicized by America’s attitude toward Black men throughout my entire life, I have never received any social cues from my childhood years into adulthood that this nation values the lives of Black men, or Black life in general.”

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Black Cafe Owner Posts Sign to Ward Off Racists: “f you are allergic to black people, don’t come in.”

After being repeatedly subjected to blatant racism from potential customers, a British black woman posted a sign outside of her restaurant that read: “Attention! Everyone be aware I am a black woman, and always will be. If you are allergic to black people, don’t come in….”

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Rand Paul Staffer Expressed Support for Lincoln’s Assassin; Bemoaned Diversity

A Rand Paul staffer is making headlines for expressing support for Abraham Lincoln’s assassin, wearing lots of confederate flags, and calling diversity a code word for “not white.”

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