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Outcry, Sigh Of Relief: Reaction To Zimmerman Acquittal

Host Jacki Lyden takes a look at the aftermath of the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. The verdict was announced late Saturday night and sparked a wide range of responses across the country.

Shocked But Peaceful Reaction To Zimmerman Trial In Sanfor

The central Florida town of Sanford has been in the spotlight for the conclusion to the George Zimmerman trial. Host Jacki Jyden speaks with NPR's Hansi Lo Wang in Sanford for local reaction so far to Zimmerman's acquittal in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin.

Civil Rights Groups Call Zimmerman Verdict A 'Miscarriage'

The NAACP Legal Defense Fund has said it will push for a civil rights case against George Zimmerman, who was acquitted in the fatal shooting of black teen Trayvon Martin.

Zimmerman's Brother: Race 'Wasn't An Element In This Case'

Robert Zimmerman, Jr., tells NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday that it will be a "long time" before his brother is able to return to a normal life.

Zimmerman's Brother Shares Family Reaction To Verdict

George Zimmerman was acquitted of any charges Saturday night in the death of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla. Zimmerman's brother, Robert Zimmerman Jr., speaks with host Rachel Martin.

Angry, But Mostly Peaceful Protests Follow Zimmerman Acquittal

George Zimmerman was found not guilty late Saturday night of the shooting death of black teen Trayvon Martin. Reactions to the verdict are complex as protesters gather from Florida to California.

Fla. Pastor Prepares To Confront Zimmerman Verdict In Church

George Zimmerman has been acquitted of manslaughter and second-degree murder after a Florida jury found him not guilty late Saturday night. Sunday morning, Pastor C.J. Haynes of the New Salem Primitive Baptist Church in Sanford is preparing to minister to his flock. He speaks with host Rachel Martin.

Zimmerman Not Guilty On All Charges

A jury in Florida has acquitted George Zimmerman in the charges stemming from the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin last year in Sanford, Florida.

Crowds React With Disbelief To Zimmerman Verdict

The acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin came as a surprise to many outside the courthouse in Sanford, Florida, and around the country. Host Rachel Martin speaks with NPR's Code Switch blogger Gene Demby.

Zimmerman Acquitted Of Murder Charges

George Zimmerman was allowed to leave the courtroom Saturday night a free man. Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin updates the story.