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24 Feb, 2015

No federal charges

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The Justice Department says its independent investigation finds “insufficient evidence” to charge Zimmerman with federal civil rights violations in the shooting death of Martin. Attorney General Holder says the evidence did not meet the high standard for a federal hate crime prosecution. The decision closes the federal investigation.

This young man’s premature death necessitates that we continue the dialogue and be unafraid of confronting the issues and tensions his passing brought to the surface. We, as a nation, must take concrete steps to ensure that such incidents do not occur in the future.

The Martin family says they are “disappointed” by the decision.

6 Aug, 2013

Ebony cover

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0913_COVER_MARTINSINK.inddThe Martin family appears on the cover of Ebony to discuss their fight for justice for their son, Trayvon Martin, who was murdered by George Zimmerman.