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Trayvon Martin and the Zimmerman Verdict- a Socialist Perspective
Stewart A. Alexander
Should it have been a surprise that a jury acquitted George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin, should it have been a surprise that a jury acquitted Roy Bryant and J.W. Milam in the death of Emmett Till, or should it have been a surprise that a jury acquitted four Los Angeles police officers in the brutal beating of Rodney King during a traffic stop? No, because that’s the way the system works.

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