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Al Sharpton on Zimmerman

We Won't Stop

Until Justice Is Served

7/14/2013 12:15 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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A battle was lost, but the war's not over ... Al Sharpton says he WILL NOT REST until justice is served for Trayvon Martin's death -- after yesterday's not guilty verdict for the man who pulled the trigger.

Our photog spotted Rev. Sharpton at LaGuardia Airport Sunday -- and asked if he was disappointed that 6 jurors acquitted Zimmerman of all charges. His answer ... a resounding YES.

However, Al says this is not the end ... "We always had a plan B. We now go to the Justice Department seeking civil rights charges." He adds, "We're not gonna stop until we get justice."

FYI -- a similar thing happened in the O.J. Simpson trial regarding the death of Nicole Brown Simpson. O.J. was acquitted of criminal charges, but then sued in civil court for wrongful death -- and ordered to pay $33.5 million to the families of NBS and Ronald Goldman.

Zimmerman could face a similar civil suit OR possibly be tried in federal court if the Justice Department decides to go through with criminal civil rights charges.

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joecrabs    

Black folk should seriously be telling this dude to just stay away now. His act is so tired.

409 days ago
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Jah36    

Al Sharpton is a racist! He is nothing more than a race baiter. He needs to fabricate racial animosity as a means to remain relevant. It's sad that he lives his life in some racial fantasyland which takes place in Jim Crow 1960...'s. He needs help!!!!!!!!!!!

409 days ago
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D-Ray Vision    

Kanye Worst.... Look at this photo closely.... Its you in 35 years...

409 days ago
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marvin nubwaxer    

a civil suit only requires a preponderance of evidence in a plaintiff's favor. harvey should know all about that.

409 days ago
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myoung1414    

al sharpton is a joke stand up for paula dean!!!!!

409 days ago
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armjoint1    

Al thinks he can get blood from a turnip. It's just about money for Sharpyon. I believe Trayvon's parents were not in court to hear the verdict because they BOTH knew, deep in their hearts that it was NOT Trayvon's voice on the tape, yelling for help. Sharpton wants to make a mountain from nothing. I firmly believe when Zimmerman said "they always get away," that he meant thieves always get away (which is true in many cases) and it was NOT Reference to Trayvon's color.

409 days ago
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William    

Despite all the pictures of Trayvon as a 12 year old... Trayvon wasn't a CHILD. He was 17... if he had committed a crime he'd be treated as an ADULT not a juvenile. He was old enough to smoke pot, take facebook photos of his gun... take pics of himself with his pants on the ground, gold teeth in his mouth, flipping off the camera with both birds. He wasn't a scared little child when, by his own friend's admission, he uttered a racial slur then confronted Zimmerman face to face about following him. He wasn't some baby boy who was crying for his momma. according to an unbiased eye witness he was on top of Zimmerman MMA style, doing a "Ground and pound". While the combat was probably mutual... I can see Zimmerman being afraid when Trayvon ended up getting the upper hand and getting Zimmerman into the submissive position of being the one on the bottom getting punched. Yet Obama calls this kid a son, Sharpton is chanting "no Justice no Peace" Jackson is fighting to continue to go after this guy who was legally acquitted by a jury of his peers. Where were Obama, Sharpton and Jackson when two black teens shot a 1 year old baby in a stroller, point blank in the face while robbing his mom. Where were the mass protests and call for the DOJ to step in when baby killer Casey Anthony got off? Where is the outrage about the thousands of African Americans who die at the hands of other African Americans on a daily basis? no they have to go after a guy because it advances their agenda. Obama, Sharpton and Jackson WANT racial division. They WANT racial tensions. they make their money and win elections off of it. Black on Black crime is just as harmful to the community as white on black crime, black on white crime, hispanic on black crime, black on asian crime, etc... but it's not political enough to stir up outrage.

quoted from earlier, this sums up everything. (period)

409 days ago
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DJS    

Al Sharpton to the rescue. LMAO!

409 days ago
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speekintruth    

Blacks need to stop the pity party and skin color obsession. Slavery and oppression didn't happen in my lifetime, so shut up or join the party that is America. Stop filling our jails, welfare lines, single pregnancy lines. Add to society for a change.

409 days ago
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bri    

So the KILLER gets to tell the story. And you silly people just run with it. Why cause he ain't dark brown. What a bunch of white racist ANIMALS. Go to hell with your father SATAN. Cause your not going anywhere else

409 days ago
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hitman_4hire    

Justice was served you old fool!!!!! Al Sharpton looks Like something in my toilet bowl.

409 days ago
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bfs    

racist al is wrong again. just another shake down artist...

409 days ago
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Jay    

Each State governs itself that is the LAW. The jury made it's decision, that is the law, abide by it! Zimmerman was watching and following this teen, FACT. He did not attack this teen, FACT. The teen hid in the bushes and attacked Zimmerman, FACT. The teen sat on top of Zimmerman and continually bashed Zimmerman's head into concrete sidewalk, FACT. Zimmerman was able to reach for his gun and shot this teen who was bashing his head in, FACT. SELF DEFENSE, FACT. Anyone would have reached for their gun if they'd had one on them and shot Trayvon, anyone would have! If someone did this to Trayvon's dad and he had a gun on his person, he would have shot someone bashing his head into the sidewalk too! IF Zimmerman had not had a gun on him to defend himself, this teen probably would have killed him! Self defense is allowed. End of story. All of you would have defended yourself too. Trayvon was NOT a little kid as the old photo the media showed the world, he was a big, strong teen. Blacks kill each other daily, Chicago is famous for it, but where are those in the news? Again, blacks kill each other DAILY, read Chicago;s daily stats. Why aren't those in the news? Black kids and teens, are killed all the time in this country BY other blacks, again where is the news on all of these, why aren't the protestors protesting daily then?? All hypocrites! Just like when OJ got off for murdering two whites, all the blacks applauded and partied. Okay for a black to murder whites and get off, but when a black teen attacks and bashes a guys head into the sidewalk, he's not allowed to defend himself? Well he did, good for him! If Traynon had just walked home and keft Zimmerman alone, all would have been fine. Zimmerman did NOT attack Trayvon, he was following him worried he might do something, the kid was no angel, read the facts on him which the media leaves out purposely, Zimmerman did nothing but watch and follow him, Trayvon attacked HIM. Now he's dead. Oh well.

409 days ago
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elm    

I'm still waiting for Rev Al to get justice for Tawana. Now he's got himself a Trayvon.....

409 days ago
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asian justice619    

AL ****ON, get over your f@#!ing self. zimmerman went through the JUSTICE system. nobody wants to see your ugly ass parading around, for a cause that does not concern you.

409 days ago
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