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9:39 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Salisbury African American Community Reacts to Zimmerman Verdict

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The aftermath of the not-guilty verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman who shot and killed 17-year old Trayvon Martin has deepened the racial divide.  Delmarva Public Radio's Don Rush looks at how some in the African American community in Salisbury are reacting to the outcome of the case. Interviews were gathered by intern Johnny Pollard.

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9:15 am
Tue July 16, 2013

Gansler: Not Surprised by Outcome of Zimmerman Trial

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Maryland Attornrey General Doug Gansler says he was not surprised by the not-guilty verdict in the case of George Zimmerman, who shot and killed 17-year old Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida. Delmarva Public Radio's Don Rush spoke with Gansler during an appearance on the campus of Salisbury University in part one of an interview this week.

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9:14 am
Mon July 15, 2013

Delmarva's African American Community Reacts to Zimmerman Not Guilty Verdict

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The not guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman trial drew some dramatic reaction in the African American community on Delmarva.

In Wilmington, the Reverend Sylvester Beaman, pastor of the the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Wilmington, did not wear his traditional robes yesterday.

Instead, he donned a black hoodie, the same apparel Trayvon Martin when he was shot and killed by Zimmerman in February of last year in Sanford Florida.

He told the told his congregation that he was doing so in solidarity with the Martin family.

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