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Hundreds came to rally on the anniversary of the controversial George Zimmerman verdict a year ago. (credit: CBS)

Rally Held In Crenshaw In Support Of Trayvon Martin On Anniversary Of Zimmerman Verdict

In Los Angeles Saturday, a large group of about 200 — including stars like Kobe Bryant — rallied for peace and justice.

07/19/2014

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Lancaster Mayor Circulates Flyer Branding City Council Hopeful ‘Gang Candidate’

An Antelope Valley mayor is under fire for circulating a mailer labeling a city council candidate the “gang candidate.”

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/24/2014

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Claremont Church Erects Nativity Scene Featuring Trayvon Martin

A Southland church continues its tradition of thought provoking nativity scenes this year, with a display featuring Trayvon Martin.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/27/2013

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Crenshaw High School Hosts Trayvon Martin Dedication For MLK Jr. Anniversary

High school students, teachers and political officials hosted Tuesday a Garden Beautification, Trayvon Martin Memorial Dedication and march.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/27/2013

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LA Becomes One Of The 1st US Cities To Back Federal Probe Into Death Of Trayvon Martin

Civil rights leaders on Wednesday hailed the passage of a Los Angeles City Council resolution calling for federal prosecutors to investigate the death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin.

07/31/2013

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Man, 28, Charged With Trying To Steal TV News Cameras During Zimmerman Protest

A 28-year-old man was charged with trying to steal television news cameras during a protest of the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/23/2013

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Bernard Parks Introduced Resolution Supporting Federal Probe Into Trayvon Martin’s Death

Los Angeles City Councilman Bernard C. Parks Tuesday introduced a resolution to fellow council members asking for their support of a federal investigation into the death of Trayvon Martin.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/23/2013

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Demonstrators Protest Police Brutality In Anaheim On Anniversary Of Deadly OIS

Hundreds of demonstrators turned out Sunday to protest police brutality in Anaheim.

07/21/2013

Karima Williams (L) and Roxanne Sims (C) join hundreds of protesters as they take part in a 'Justice for Trayvon' vigil outside Los Angeles Federal Courthouse July 20, 2013 in Los Angeles, United States. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Hundreds Take Part In ‘Justice For Trayvon’ Rally Downtown

Hundreds of supporters of Trayvon Martin gathered in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday to protest the not-guilty verdict of George Zimmerman.

07/20/2013

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Jamie Foxx Backs Trayvon Martin’s Mom ‘Forever’

Hours after President Barack Obama delivered remarks about Trayvon Martin and the George Zimmerman trial, Jamie Foxx and Samuel L. Jackson addressed the racially charged case at Comic-Con in San Diego.

07/20/2013

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Congresswoman Praises President Obama For Trayvon Martin Comments

President Obama was praised Friday by Rep. Karen Bass for opening up a dialog on race and rare relations following George Zimmerman’s acquittal in the Trayvon Martin murder trial.

07/19/2013

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Community Leaders Urge People To Protest Zimmerman Verdict In A Peaceful Manner

In the days following violent demonstrations and dozens of arrests in the Southland due to the George Zimmerman verdict, community leaders and authorities gathered Friday to urge people to protest in a peaceful manner.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/19/2013

George Zimmerman was found not guilty by a jury. (credit: Joe Burbank/Getty Images News/Pool)

11 Arrested When Zimmerman Protest Turns Violent In San Bernardino

Police said a march protesting the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the killing of Trayvon Martin turned violent in San Bernardino Thursday night.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/19/2013

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Black Business Leaders Call For Hiring Boost To Stem Protests

Leaders of the black business community in Los Angeles called on local businesses Thursday to hire more black youth to help quell the threat of further protests over the George Zimmerman verdict.

07/18/2013

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17 Arrested During Anti-Zimmerman Protest In Victorville

Seventeen people, including eight juveniles, were arrested Wednesday for allegedly trying to storm the Victor Valley Mall during an anti-George Zimmerman protest.

07/17/2013

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