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A list of events and rallies across the country.

“Even though I am broken hearted my faith is unshattered I WILL ALWAYS LOVE MY BABY TRAY.”

The NAACP is calling on the DOJ to file civil rights charges against Zimmerman.

The Trayvon Martin Foundation.

Blood on the leaves.

“Stand your ground” increases racial bias in “justifiable homicide trials.”

White supremacy, meet Black rage.

Open season on Black boys.

The Zimmerman jury told young Black men what they already know.

An open love letter to a Black son.

Some thoughts on mercy.

“The fundamental danger of an acquittal is not more riots, it is more George Zimmermans.”

Mychal talks about the trial on UP with Steve Kornacki.

Why the Zimmerman jury failed us.

Still not guilty?

MHP: “I live in a country that makes me wish my sons away… because it’s not safe.”

Further reading.

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Alexandra Brodsky is an editor at Feministing.com, student at Yale Law School, and founding co-director of Know Your IX, a national legal education campaign against campus gender-based violence. Alexandra has written for publications including the New York Times, the Atlantic, the Guardian, and the Nation, and she has spoken about violence against women and reproductive justice on MSNBC, ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, FOX, and NPR. Through Know Your IX, she has organized with students across the country to build campuses free from discrimination and violence, developed federal policy on Title IX enforcement, and has testified at the Senate. At Yale Law, Alexandra focuses on antidiscrimination law and is a member of the Veterans Legal Services Clinic. Alexandra is committed to developing and strengthening responses to gender-based violence outside the criminal justice system through writing, organizing, and the law. Keep an eye out for The Feminist Utopia Project, co-edited by Alexandra and forthcoming from the Feminist Press (2015).

Alexandra Brodsky is an editor at Feministing.com, student at Yale Law School, and founding co-director of Know Your IX.

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