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Trayvon Martin Case: Twitter Reactions To George Zimmerman's Second-Degree Murder Charges

First Posted: 04/12/2012 12:10 pm   Updated: 04/13/2012 4:38 pm

Last night, special prosecutor Angela Corey announced that George Zimmerman was charged with second-degree murder. After 44 days of waiting for this news, we turned to our twitter community to gauge the reaction. Emotions were running high and many were skeptical of how this will all play out but there was a general sense of optimism.

Here's a wrap up of the two part Q & A we did with our twitter community.

First, we asked:



BlackVoices
What do you think of the charge? Now that Zimmerman is in custody and charged, do you feel justice has been served?


Here's what you said:


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One of the biggest concerns that many of you, over these last 44 days, have constantly talked to us about is the racially charged coverage around Trayvon. In response to this, we asked:



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Do you think Zimmerman being in custody and charged will tone down some of the racially charged discourse about Trayvon and this case?


Here's how you responded:


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As the case continues and more things come to light in this road to justice for Trayvon, we'll keep touching base with you hear your thoughts and concerns. To join the discussion, be sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

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