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  1. Black lives matter - including black women's, activists remind nationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Weeks after Trayvon Martin was killed in Sanford, Fla., in 2012, a Chicago police officer fatally shot an unarmed 22-year-old black woman in the head as he fired into a group in the early hours of a March morning. Not long after Michael Brown, 18, was killed in Ferguson, Mo., last summer, a 21-year-old black woman was found dead in a Pagedale, Mo., cell after being picked up on warrants over a dispute she allegedly had.

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  2. George Zimmerman compares himself to Anne Frank, blames Obama for his woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | The Washington Post

    In a recent interview, George Zimmerman criticizes President Obama for his response following the shooting death of Trayvon Martin in 2012 and reflects on his life since then. George Zimmerman, the ex-neighborhood watchman accused and then acquitted of murdering Trayvon Martin, said he doesn't feel guilty "for surviving" the incident. 9 comments

  3. George Zimmerman compares himself to Anne Frank, blames Obama for his woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | The Washington Post

    George Zimmerman, the ex-neighborhood watchman accused and then acquitted of murdering Trayvon Martin, said he doesn't feel guilty "for surviving" the incident. But he blames President Obama for the way he handled it.

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  4. From Trayvon Martin to a black lives matteraRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | The Washington Post

    On July 19, 2013, President Obama discussed the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the 2012 killing of Trayvon Martin. If the grand jury decisions to not indict the police officers involved in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner gave birth to the "black lives matter" movement, then it was conceived in the early evening of Feb. 26, 2012, in Sanford, Fla.

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  5. Today in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | The Washington Post

    On Feb. 26, 1815, Napoleon Bonaparte escaped from exile on the Island of Elba and headed back to France in a bid to regain power. In 1904, the United States and Panama proclaimed a treaty under which the U.S. agreed to undertake efforts to build a ship canal across the Panama isthmus.

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  6. The George Zimmerman circus returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | The Washington Post

    George Zimmerman poses for a mug shot after being booked into jail at the John Polk Correctional Facility on Friday in Sanford, Fla. Whenever the following words appear in a story - George Zimmerman, arrested, domestic violence, weapons - I'm overcome with "shock and oh, brother."

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  7. George Zimmerman back in court after domestic violence incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | The Washington Post

    In this Nov. 19, 2013, file photo, George Zimmerman listens in court, in Sanford, Fla., during his hearing on charges including aggravated assault stemming from a fight with his girlfriend. The Seminole County Sheriff's Office says Zimmerman was arrested in Lake Mary on Friday on an aggravated assault charge.

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  8. Police and protesters must a seea each otherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | The Washington Post

    An NYPD officer reacts to people protesting the Staten Island death of Eric Garner, in midtown Manhattan last month. Steve Osborne makes a compelling case.

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  9. After his a stand your grounda defense fails, man convicted of killing ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | The Washington Post

    In this June 27, 2012, file photo, Raul Rodriguez looks at the Danaher family and friends after hearing victim impact statements in the 178th State District Court at the Harris County Criminal Justice Center in Houston. Two years after he was convicted of killing his neighbor in an argument over a loud party, Raul Rodriguez, 49, will get a new trial, a Texas appeals court ruled.

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  10. Hoyas were a I Can't Breathea shirtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The Georgetown men's basketball team came out for pregame warmups wearing black T-shirts emblazoned with "I can't breathe." Georgetown became the first school to wear the shirt that NBA players such as LeBron James and Derrick Rose have put on to show support for Eric Garner, the African American male who died after a New York police officer apparently placed him a chokehold, generating a national outcry.

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