George Zimmerman

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Airs Monday, February 22, at 9 p.m.  The late Julian Bond conducted 51 extensive interviews with prominent black leaders in America. Phyllis Leffler who led the project with Bond, has written a book on the series that offers insights into the intractable disparities of race in America. Also: In the 1940’s Fatima Massaquoi penned one of the earliest known autobiographies by an African woman. Arthur Abraham is one of three editors of The Autobiography of an African Princess , which traces Fatima’s life from her youth in Africa to her later years in America. 

George Zimmerman was found “Not Guilty” by a Florida jury in his murder trial. The verdict was published to the court a few minutes past 10 p.m. EDT on Saturday, July 13, 2013.  Zimmerman was accused of second degree murder in the death of Trayvon Martin on February 26, 2012.  A lesser charge of manslaughter was also included in the jury instructions. The jury deliberated for more than 16 hours before reaching this verdict.

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