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Justice For Trayvon -- maybe?

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Summer's here and the time is right for neither dancing nor fighting in the streets down in Florida. George Zimmerman--accused of second degree murder in the killing of Trayvon Martin--is about to go on trial for same.Read more »

Young man's death commemorated at City Hall rally, vigil this evening

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Family, friends and community members grieving for the life of Lawrence Richardson will meet on Fillmore and Eddy at 6:15 tonight for a candle light vigil. Richardson, 21, was shot and killed on Eddy April 2.

His death marks the 18th homicide in San Francisco this year.

At a rally at City Hall marking the 44th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr, Amos Brown, president of the San Francisco chapter of the NAACP, mourned the young man’s death. Read more »

Parents in San Francisco: we want justice for Trayvon Martin

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"If I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon," President Obama reflected today. In the wake of Trayvon Martin's death, said Obama, “I can only imagine what these parents are going through.”Read more »