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Report: Zimmerman told police teen punched him before fatal shooting - CNN.com

Report: Zimmerman told police teen punched him before fatal shooting - CNN.com | Facing History2.0 | Scoop.it
A month ago Monday, Trayvon Martin, an unarmed Florida teen, died at the hands of a neighborhood watch volunteer, stirring outrage and protests nationwide.
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Jason Russell, Kony 2012: A Viral Breakdown

Jason Russell, Kony 2012: A Viral Breakdown | Facing History2.0 | Scoop.it
I can only hope that those quick to condemn Jason Russell will withhold their judgment just a little longer and do a bit more digging, at least to a greater depth than 140 characters.
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Life sentence in Mississippi hate-crime case - CNN.com

Life sentence in Mississippi hate-crime case - CNN.com | Facing History2.0 | Scoop.it
A white Mississippi man has been sentenced to life in prison for the 2011 murder of an African-American man, with the judge calling it an inexcusable, "despicable" crime.
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FBI becomes involved in Trayvon Martin investigation - Video on msnbc.com

FBI becomes involved in Trayvon Martin investigation - Video on msnbc.com | Facing History2.0 | Scoop.it
Video on msnbc.com: NBC’s Kerry Sanders reports on the parallel investigation being led by the FBI in the shooting death of the unarmed Florida teen.
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Fla. shooting stirs memories of civil rights era

Fla. shooting stirs memories of civil rights era | Facing History2.0 | Scoop.it
After the killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Florida, it feels like the not-so-long-ago Sixties and the civil rights era, before there was an African American in the Oval Office.
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When freedom is 4,000 miles away - CNN.com

When freedom is 4,000 miles away - CNN.com | Facing History2.0 | Scoop.it
On a cul-de-sac behind a strip mall in an anonymous neighborhood in Cincinnati is an incredible story of escape from slavery.
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