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Protesters Across the Country React to Zimmerman Verdict

Angry people hit the streets after Zimmerman was found not guilty

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    A Trayvon Martin supporter stands atop a car during a protest march on July 15, 2013 in New York City. George Zimmerman was acquitted of all charges in the shooting death of Martin July 13 and many protesters questioned the verdict. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
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    A man wears a single bullet around his neck over his Trayvon t-shirt as people hold placards and shout slogans during a rally in Los Angeles in the aftermath of George Zimmerman's acquittal in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, on July 15, 2013 in California, where local civil rights activists and other leaders urged participants to remain peaceful as they express frustration with the trial's outcome.(Photo credit FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Los Angeles Police Department officers in riot gear detain a man after disturbances in the streets around Leimert Park following a prayer vigil protesting the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin on July 16, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. On July 13, a jury in Sanford, Florida found Zimmerman not-guilty in the murder of 17-year-old Martin. Since the verdict was announced thousands across the nation have protested the outcome of the case. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
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    The Rev. Al Sharpton makes a statement outside the US Justice Department in Washington, DC, July 16, 2013, calling for a federal investigation into the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Sharpton, President of the National Action Network (NAN) announced that NAN is organizing Justice for Trayvon vigils in 100 cities across the country on July 20, to press the federal government to investigate civil rights charges against George Zimmerman. Zimmerman was found not guilty in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin by a Florida jury on July 13, 2013. (Photo credit JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Rev. Al Sharpton (C), president of the National Action Network, speaks during a news conference outside the Department of Justice while discussing planned 'Justice for Trayvon' vigils in 100 cities across the United States this weekend July 16, 2013 in Washington, DC. Sharpton also called for the federal government to investigate civil rights charges against George Zimmerman, who was found not guilty of second-degree murder in the February 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Treyvon Martin. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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    Trayvon Martin supporters participate in a protest march on July 15, 2013 in New York City. George Zimmerman was acquitted of all charges in the shooting death of Martin July 13 and many protesters questioned the verdict. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
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    People hold placards and shout slogans during a rally in Los Angeles in the aftermath of George Zimmerman's acquittal in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, on July 15, 2013 in California, where local civil rights activists and other leaders urged participants to remain peaceful as they express frustration with the trial's outcome. (Photo credit FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
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    People hold placards and shout slogans during a rally in Los Angeles in the aftermath of George Zimmerman's acquittal in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, on July 15, 2013 in California, where local civil rights activists and other leaders urged participants to remain peaceful as they express frustration with the trial's outcome. (Photo credit FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A police patrol vehicle passes as people hold placards and shout slogans during a rally in Los Angeles in the aftermath of George Zimmerman's acquittal in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, on July 15, 2013 in California, where local civil rights activists and other leaders urged participants to remain peaceful as they express frustration with the trial's outcome. (Photo credit FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Activists rally in Chicago's South Side for Trayvon Martin in addition to ending gun violence in their own city July 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. On Saturday, a jury in Sanford, Florida found Zimmerman not-guilty in the murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Since the verdict was announced thousands across the nation have protested the outcome of the case. (Photo by Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)
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    Activists rally in Chicago's South Side for Trayvon Martin in addition to ending gun violence in their own city July 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. On Saturday, a jury in Sanford, Florida found Zimmerman not-guilty in the murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Since the verdict was announced thousands across the nation have protested the outcome of the case. (Photo by Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)
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    Activists rally in Chicago's South Side for Trayvon Martin in addition to ending gun violence in their own city July 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. On Saturday, a jury in Sanford, Florida found Zimmerman not-guilty in the murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Since the verdict was announced thousands across the nation have protested the outcome of the case. (Photo by Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)
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    Activists rally in Chicago's South Side for Trayvon Martin in addition to ending gun violence in their own city July 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. On Saturday, a jury in Sanford, Florida found Zimmerman not-guilty in the murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Since the verdict was announced thousands across the nation have protested the outcome of the case. (Photo by Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)
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    Activists rally in Chicago's South Side for Trayvon Martin in addition to ending gun violence in their own city July 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. On Saturday, a jury in Sanford, Florida found Zimmerman not-guilty in the murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Since the verdict was announced thousands across the nation have protested the outcome of the case. (Photo by Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)
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    Activists rally in Chicago's South Side for Trayvon Martin in addition to ending gun violence in their own city July 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. On Saturday, a jury in Sanford, Florida found Zimmerman not-guilty in the murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Since the verdict was announced thousands across the nation have protested the outcome of the case. (Photo by Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)
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    Activists rally in Chicago's South Side for Trayvon Martin in addition to ending gun violence in their own city July 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. On Saturday, a jury in Sanford, Florida found Zimmerman not-guilty in the murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Since the verdict was announced thousands across the nation have protested the outcome of the case. (Photo by Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)
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    Activists rally in Chicago's South Side for Trayvon Martin in addition to ending gun violence in their own city July 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. On Saturday, a jury in Sanford, Florida found Zimmerman not-guilty in the murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Since the verdict was announced thousands across the nation have protested the outcome of the case. (Photo by Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)
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    Activists rally in Chicago's South Side for Trayvon Martin in addition to ending gun violence in their own city July 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. On Saturday, a jury in Sanford, Florida found Zimmerman not-guilty in the murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Since the verdict was announced thousands across the nation have protested the outcome of the case. (Photo by Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)
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    Demonstrators hold placards and shout slogans while marching in Los Angeles in the aftermath of George Zimmerman's acquittal in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, on July 15, 2013 in California, where local civil rights activists and other leaders urged participants to remain peaceful as they express frustration with the trial's outcome.(Photo credit FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Demonstrators hold placards and shout slogans while marching in Los Angeles in the aftermath of George Zimmerman's acquittal in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, on July 15, 2013 in California, where local civil rights activists and other leaders urged participants to remain peaceful as they express frustration with the trial's outcome.(Photo credit FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Vendors sell t-shirts as people gathered in Los Angeles in the aftermath of George Zimmerman's acquittal in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, on July 15, 2013 in California, where local civil rights activists and other leaders urged participants to remain peaceful as they express frustration with the trial's outcome
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    Supporters of Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman demonstrate in front of the Seminole County Criminal Justice Center as they wait for the verdict to be announced in the George Zimmerman murder trial on July 13, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. The jury found Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer, not guilty in the February 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Treyvon Martin. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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    A woman holds a pack of Skittles and a sign during a demonstration in New York on July 14, 2013. Protests were held one day after a US jury found George Zimmerman not guilty of murdering unarmed black teen Trayvon Martin on February 26, 2012, in a racially charged trial that transfixed the country. The trial aroused strong passions among those who believed that Zimmerman -- a volunteer neighborhood watchman whose father is white and whose mother is Peruvian -- racially profiled and stalked Martin, and those convinced he acted in self-defense.(Photo credit STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Demonstrators hold placards and shout slogans while marching in Los Angeles in the aftermath of George Zimmerman's acquittal in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, on July 15, 2013 in California, where local civil rights activists and other leaders urged participants to remain peaceful as they express frustration with the trial's outcome.(Photo credit FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A woman holds a sign during a demonstration in New York on July 14, 2013. Protests were held one day after a US jury found George Zimmerman not guilty of murdering unarmed black teen Trayvon Martin on February 26, 2012, in a racially charged trial that transfixed the country. The trial aroused strong passions among those who believed that Zimmerman -- a volunteer neighborhood watchman whose father is white and whose mother is Peruvian -- racially profiled and stalked Martin, and those convinced he acted in self-defense. (Photo credit STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
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    People hold signs during a demonstration in New York on July 14, 2013. Protests were held one day after a US jury found George Zimmerman not guilty of murdering unarmed black teen Trayvon Martin on February 26, 2012, in a racially charged trial that transfixed the country. The trial aroused strong passions among those who believed that Zimmerman -- a volunteer neighborhood watchman whose father is white and whose mother is Peruvian -- racially profiled and stalked Martin, and those convinced he acted in self-defense. (Photo credit STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A man holds a sign during a demonstration in New York on July 14, 2013. Protests were held one day after a US jury found George Zimmerman not guilty of murdering unarmed black teen Trayvon Martin on February 26, 2012, in a racially charged trial that transfixed the country. The trial aroused strong passions among those who believed that Zimmerman -- a volunteer neighborhood watchman whose father is white and whose mother is Peruvian -- racially profiled and stalked Martin, and those convinced he acted in self-defense. (Photo credit STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
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    People hold signs during a demonstration in New York on July 14, 2013. Protests were held one day after a US jury found George Zimmerman not guilty of murdering unarmed black teen Trayvon Martin on February 26, 2012, in a racially charged trial that transfixed the country. The trial aroused strong passions among those who believed that Zimmerman -- a volunteer neighborhood watchman whose father is white and whose mother is Peruvian -- racially profiled and stalked Martin, and those convinced he acted in self-defense.(Photo credit STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
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    People gather at a rally honoring Trayvon Martin with his photo standing (R) while being held by a man at Union Square in Manhattan on July 14, 2013 in New York City. George Zimmerman was acquitted of all charges in the shooting death of Martin July 13 and many protesters questioned the verdict. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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    A man speaks during a demonstration at Union Square in New York on July 14, 2013. Protests were held one day after a US jury found George Zimmerman not guilty of murdering unarmed black teen Trayvon Martin on February 26, 2012, in a racially charged trial that transfixed the country. The trial aroused strong passions among those who believed that Zimmerman -- a volunteer neighborhood watchman whose father is white and whose mother is Peruvian -- racially profiled and stalked Martin, and those convinced he acted in self-defense.(Photo credit STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A woman holds a sign during a demonstration at Union Square in New York on July 14, 2013. Protests were held one day after a US jury found George Zimmerman not guilty of murdering unarmed black teen Trayvon Martin on February 26, 2012, in a racially charged trial that transfixed the country. The trial aroused strong passions among those who believed that Zimmerman -- a volunteer neighborhood watchman whose father is white and whose mother is Peruvian -- racially profiled and stalked Martin, and those convinced he acted in self-defense. (Photo credit STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Chuck Helms holds a sign during a demonstration at Union Square in New York on July 14, 2013. Protests were held one day after a US jury found George Zimmerman not guilty of murdering unarmed black teen Trayvon Martin on February 26, 2012, in a racially charged trial that transfixed the country. The trial aroused strong passions among those who believed that Zimmerman -- a volunteer neighborhood watchman whose father is white and whose mother is Peruvian -- racially profiled and stalked Martin, and those convinced he acted in self-defense. (Photo credit STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Marchers pass a New York Police Department officer (R) during a demonstration at Union Square in New York on July 14, 2013. Protests were held one day after a US jury found George Zimmerman not guilty of murdering unarmed black teen Trayvon Martin on February 26, 2012, in a racially charged trial that transfixed the country. The trial aroused strong passions among those who believed that Zimmerman -- a volunteer neighborhood watchman whose father is white and whose mother is Peruvian -- racially profiled and stalked Martin, and those convinced he acted in self-defense. (Photo credit STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A police officer stands by a chalk outline honoring Trayvon Martin at a rally for Martin in Union Square in Manhattan on July 14, 2013 in New York City. George Zimmerman was acquitted of all charges in the shooting death of Martin July 13 and many protesters questioned the verdict. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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    People hold hands in a circle at a rally honoring Trayvon Martin at Union Square in Manhattan on July 14, 2013 in New York City. George Zimmerman was acquitted of all charges in the shooting death of Martin July 13 and many protesters questioned the verdict. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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    Demonstrators protest the George Zimmerman verdict in front of the Seminole County Criminal Justice Center on July 14, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. Yesterday Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer, was found not guilty of murder in the February 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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    Demonstrators hold signs in front of the Freedom Tower in downtown Miami a day after the verdict to the George Zimmerman murder trail on July 14, 2013 in Miami, Florida. A jury found neighborhood watch volunteer, George Zimmerman not guilty of shooting and killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin after an altercation in February 2012. (Photo by Angel Valentin/Getty Images)
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    Annette Quintero, a 34 year old Miami Dade teacher, holds signs in front of the Freedom Tower in downtown Miami a day after the verdict to the George Zimmerman murder trail on July 14, 2013 in Miami, Florida. A jury found neighborhood watch volunteer, George Zimmerman not guilty of shooting and killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin after an altercation in February 2012. (Photo by Angel Valentin/Getty Images)
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    Demonstrators hold a peaceful rally at the Torch of Freedom in downtown Miami a day after the verdict to the George Zimmerman murder trail on July 14, 2013 in Miami, Florida. A jury found neighborhood watch volunteer, George Zimmerman not guilty of shooting and killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin after an altercation in February 2012. (Photo by Angel Valentin/Getty Images)
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    Demonstrators hold signs in front of the Torch of Friendship in downtown Miami a day after the verdict to the George Zimmerman murder trail on July 14, 2013 in Miami, Florida. A jury found neighborhood watch volunteer, George Zimmerman not guilty of shooting and killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin after an altercation in February 2012. (Photo by Angel Valentin/Getty Images)
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    Demonstrators march following a peaceful rally at the Torch of Freedom in downtown Miami a day after the verdict to the George Zimmerman murder trail on July 14, 2013 in Miami, Florida. A jury found neighborhood watch volunteer, George Zimmerman not guilty of shooting and killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin after an altercation in February 2012. (Photo by Angel Valentin/Getty Images)
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    Demonstrators James Alvarez, 34, and Yesenia Mena, 29, hold signs in front of the Freedom Tower in downtown Miami a day after the verdict to the George Zimmerman murder trail on July 14, 2013 in Miami, Florida. A jury found neighborhood watch volunteer, George Zimmerman not guilty of shooting and killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin after an altercation in February 2012. (Photo by Angel Valentin/Getty Images)
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    Demonstrators hold signs in front of the Torch of Friendship in downtown Miami a day after the verdict to the George Zimmerman murder trail on July 14, 2013 in Miami, Florida. A jury found neighborhood watch volunteer, George Zimmerman not guilty of shooting and killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin after an altercation in February 2012. (Photo by Angel Valentin/Getty Images)
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    Trayvon Martin supporters march through the streets of Manhattan blocking traffic after a rally for Martin in Union Square on July 14, 2013 in New York City. George Zimmerman was acquitted of all charges in the shooting death of Martin July 13 and many protesters questioned the verdict. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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    Trayvon Martin supporters link arms while marching through the streets of Manhattan blocking traffic after a rally for Martin in Union Square on July 14, 2013 in New York City. George Zimmerman was acquitted of all charges in the shooting death of Martin July 13 and many protesters questioned the verdict. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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    A man argues with a police officer as Trayvon Martin supporters march while blocking traffic after a rally for Martin in Union Square in Manhattan on July 14, 2013 in New York City. George Zimmerman was acquitted of all charges in the shooting death of Martin July 13 and many protesters questioned the verdict. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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    Trayvon Martin supporters sit in Times Square while blocking traffic after marching from a rally for Martin in Union Square in Manhattan on July 14, 2013 in New York City. George Zimmerman was acquitted of all charges in the shooting death of Martin July 13 and many protesters questioned the verdict. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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    Trayvon Martin supporters rally in Times Square while blocking traffic after marching from a rally for Martin in Union Square in Manhattan on July 14, 2013 in New York City. George Zimmerman was acquitted of all charges in the shooting death of Martin July 13 and many protesters questioned the verdict. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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    People gather at a rally in support of Trayvon Martin in Times Square while blocking traffic after marching from a rally for Martin in Union Square in Manhattan on July 14, 2013 in New York City. George Zimmerman was acquitted of all charges in the shooting death of Martin July 13 and many protesters questioned the verdict. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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    A man stands on a taxicab blocked by protesters to take pictures as people rally in support of Trayvon Martin in Times Square while blocking traffic in Manhattan on July 14, 2013 in New York City. George Zimmerman was acquitted of all charges in the shooting death of Martin July 13 and many protesters questioned the verdict. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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    Trayvon Martin supporter Camiel Shaw (L) marches with her son Jayden McLean through the streets after a rally for Martin in Union Square in Manhattan on July 14, 2013 in New York City. George Zimmerman was acquitted of all charges in the shooting death of Martin July 13 and many protesters questioned the verdict. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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    People march through the street while blocking traffic after a rally for Trayvon Martin in Union Square in Manhattan on July 14, 2013 in New York City. George Zimmerman was acquitted of all charges in the shooting death of Martin July 13 and many protesters questioned the verdict. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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    Trayvon Martin supporters rally in Times Square while blocking traffic after marching from a rally for Martin in Union Square in Manhattan on July 14, 2013 in New York City. George Zimmerman was acquitted of all charges in the shooting death of Martin July 13 and many protesters questioned the verdict. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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    Supporter Sam Saylee poses at a rally honoring Trayvon Martin at Union Square in Manhattan on July 14, 2013 in New York City. George Zimmerman was acquitted of all charges in the shooting death of Martin July 13 and many protesters questioned the verdict. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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    Trayvon Martin supporters stand in front of a lighted American flag in Times Square after marching from a rally for Martin in Union Square in Manhattan on July 14, 2013 in New York City. George Zimmerman was acquitted of all charges in the shooting death of Martin July 13 and many protesters questioned the verdict. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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    People raise their hands during a pseech at a rally honoring Trayvon Martin at Union Square in Manhattan on July 14, 2013 in New York City. George Zimmerman was acquitted of all charges in the shooting death of Martin July 13 and many protesters questioned the verdict. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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    People hold photos of Trayvon Martin at a rally honoring Martin at Union Square in Manhattan on July 14, 2013 in New York City. George Zimmerman was acquitted of all charges in the shooting death of Martin July 13 and many protesters questioned the verdict. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Image
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    Americans angry at the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of black teen Trayvon Martin protest in Los Angeles, California July 14, 2013. A jury in Sanford, Florida late Saturday found Zimmerman, a volunteer neighborhood watchman, not guilty of shooting dead Martin, a 17 year-old unarmed teen on the night of February 26, 2012. (Photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Americans angry at the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of black teen Trayvon Martin protest in Los Angeles, California July 14, 2013. A jury in Sanford, Florida late Saturday found Zimmerman, a volunteer neighborhood watchman, not guilty of shooting dead Martin, a 17 year-old unarmed teen on the night of February 26, 2012. (Photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Americans angry at the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of black teen Trayvon Martin protest in Los Angeles, California July 14, 2013. A jury in Sanford, Florida late Saturday found Zimmerman, a volunteer neighborhood watchman, not guilty of shooting dead Martin, a 17 year-old unarmed teen on the night of February 26, 2012. (Photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A photo of Trayvon Martin is seen above flowers and candles as Americans angry at the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Martin prepare signs at the start of a protest in Los Angeles, California July 14, 2013. A jury in Sanford, Florida late Saturday found Zimmerman, a volunteer neighborhood watchman, not guilty of shooting dead Martin, a 17 year-old unarmed teen on the night of February 26, 2012. (Photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Demonstrators angry at the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin protest in Los Angeles, California July 14, 2013. Thousands protested in US cities overnight as President Barack Obama appealed for calm following the acquittal in Florida of a man who gunned down an unarmed black teenager. The angry protests highlight simmering racial tensions after a jury found volunteer watchman George Zimmerman not guilty of murdering 17 year-old Trayvon Martin. Demonstrators held noisy rallies in US cities including New York, San Francisco, Boston, Detroit and Chicago. At least six people were arrested in Los Angeles early Monday when riot police broke up an 'unlawful assembly' in Hollywood near the CNN building. (Photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Demonstrators angry at the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin protest in Los Angeles, California July 14, 2013. Thousands protested in US cities overnight as President Barack Obama appealed for calm following the acquittal in Florida of a man who gunned down an unarmed black teenager. The angry protests highlight simmering racial tensions after a jury found volunteer watchman George Zimmerman not guilty of murdering 17 year-old Trayvon Martin. Demonstrators held noisy rallies in US cities including New York, San Francisco, Boston, Detroit and Chicago. At least six people were arrested in Los Angeles early Monday when riot police broke up an 'unlawful assembly' in Hollywood near the CNN building. (Photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Demonstrators angry at the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin protest in Los Angeles, California July 14, 2013. Thousands protested in US cities overnight as President Barack Obama appealed for calm following the acquittal in Florida of a man who gunned down an unarmed black teenager. The angry protests highlight simmering racial tensions after a jury found volunteer watchman George Zimmerman not guilty of murdering 17 year-old Trayvon Martin. Demonstrators held noisy rallies in US cities including New York, San Francisco, Boston, Detroit and Chicago. At least six people were arrested in Los Angeles early Monday when riot police broke up an 'unlawful assembly' in Hollywood near the CNN building. (Photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Demonstrators angry at the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin protest in Los Angeles, California July 14, 2013. Thousands protested in US cities overnight as President Barack Obama appealed for calm following the acquittal in Florida of a man who gunned down an unarmed black teenager. The angry protests highlight simmering racial tensions after a jury found volunteer watchman George Zimmerman not guilty of murdering 17 year-old Trayvon Martin. Demonstrators held noisy rallies in US cities including New York, San Francisco, Boston, Detroit and Chicago. At least six people were arrested in Los Angeles early Monday when riot police broke up an 'unlawful assembly' in Hollywood near the CNN building. (Photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
 
 

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