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  1. How the Florida GOPa s gerrymander went too far, in 4 cool visualsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Florida's notoriously eyebrow-raising congressional districts will become less so, thanks to a decision from the state's Supreme Court to throw a quarter of them out and start over. Or, anyway, they should become less eyebrow-raising, but the whole reason we're in this mess is that Florida politicians gamed the system in the first place.

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  2. 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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  3. 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

  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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