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For The Boys Who See Themselves In Trayvon Martin

The case surrounding Trayvon Martin's death has brought up deep-seated issues around race and justice, especially for parents of African-American boys. The Rev. Otis Moss of Chicago's Trinity United Church of Christ talks about the discussion with host Jacki Lyden.

Pennsylvania's Voter ID Law Gets Its Day In Court

On Monday a judge will rule on the constitutionality of requiring all Pennsylvania voters to show state-issued photo identification. Supporters say it's a common-sense remedy for voter fraud, but opponents counter it's an attempt to disenfranchise minorities.

The Civil Rights Stand Of A Young Gerald Ford

President Gerald Ford was born 100 years ago Sunday. He is best known for pardoning President Richard Nixon, but a little-known story from his college days might also serve to define his character.

Justice System On Trial In Court Of Public Opinion

The George Zimmerman trial has prompted a national debate on race and the American justice system. It's a far-reaching, and important, discussion, says legal expert Andrew Cohen in his recent column on The Atlantic. But it is also one that by definition is kept out of the courtroom. Host Jacki Lyden talks to Cohen about the differences between the courtroom and the court of public opinion.

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.