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Suspicion nation : the inside story of the Trayvon Martin injustice and why we continue to repeat it /

The award-winning journalist who covered the trial discusses the laws, culture and conditions that exist in modern America that allowed George Zimmerman to be fully acquitted after killing an unarmed, black teenager in his gated Florida community. Full description

Main Author: Bloom, Lisa.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Berkeley, CA : Counterpoint ;bDistributed by Publishers Group West, 2014
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Contents: Introduction: The sixth juror -- PART ONE: A winnable case is lost. 1. The people demand an arrest -- 2. The state misses its best evidence -- 3. Too squeamish to talk about race -- 4. Bungling the science -- 5. The state's star witness, Rachel Jeantel, is neutralized -- 6. Mishandling the 911 call -- 7. Closing arguments: a disaster for the prosecution -- 8. It's not over. PART TWO: Fear and lawlessness in suspicion nation. 9. "Everyone's a little bit racist" -- 10. One nation, overgunned -- 11. Bring it on, make my day, stand your ground -- Conclusion: Aligning our actions with our core values -- Notes.
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