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Zimmerman Verdict Outrage: Images &Videos of Angry Protests

Protesters outside the Seminole County Courthouse react after hearing the not-guilty verdict

Protesters outside the Seminole County Courthouse react after hearing the not-guilty verdict

Last night, George Zimmerman‘s fate was decided by a jury of six woman who worked into the night on their second day of deliberations. America tuned in to the conclusion of the televised trial and watched as Zimmerman was acquitted of murder chargers— walking out of the court room a free man. While some rejoiced, others were outraged, denouncing the verdict as unjust.

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Rumors of predicted race riots even spurred the inaccurate publication of a 2011 Vancouver Stanley Cup riot under the title “Riots in Miami.” Contrary to speculations, those against the verdict did not riot. Instead, they engaged in peaceful protests around the country and reverted to Twitter to express their disappointment. Check out the top images, videos and tweets of the protests which urged for “justice to be served”:

1. Some Claim Protesters Were Hit By “Rubber Bullets”


2. Demonstrators Congregated at the Capitol


3. Some Protesters Demanded for a “Revolution”

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4. People (and animals) in San Francisco Joined in on Protests


5. This Shirt Says A Thousand Words

A demonstrator wears a shirt with a picture of George Zimmerman as a target during a protest in front of the Seminole County Criminal Justice Center  (Getty Images)

A demonstrator wears a shirt with a picture of George Zimmerman as a target during a protest in front of the Seminole County Criminal Justice Center (Getty Images)


6. Themes of Race and Racism Are At The Center of Protests


7. Hoodies Were Symbolic

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8. Those in Philly Used Statues To Hold Up Signs


9. People Chanted “Guilty” Outside the Courthouse


10. Young People Were Particularly Present in protests

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