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Western Mass Protests Zimmerman Acquittal

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Western Mass Protests Zimmerman Acquittal

Protesters in Western Mass continue to condemn the acquittal of George Zimmerman for the death of black teenager Trayvon Martin.  Saturday morning more than a hundred people gathered outside the federal building in Springfield.  They called on the Justice Department to file criminal civil rights charges against Zimmerman.  Similar rallies took place nationwide in a movement organized by the Reverend Al Sharpton.

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