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Craig A. Thompson: Trayvon tragedy offers opportunity for change

The shooting of Trayvon Martin in Florida on Feb. 26 has captured the attention of countless people in the United States and abroad. Some have even compared the galvanizing power of the incident to the brutal murder of Emmett Till, ...

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Maryland lawmakers don hoodies in memory of Florida teen

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland lawmakers are calling for cultural sensitivity and an end to racial profiling following the shooting death of an unarmed teenager in Florida. Members of the Maryland Black Legislative Caucus gathered outside the statehouse Monday to decry the ...

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Rally planned in Baltimore in memory of slain Fla. teen

Baltimore’s NAACP branch and other groups plan to call for justice for a black Florida teenager who police say was fatally shot by a neighborhood watch volunteer. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the Maryland Southern Christian ...

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