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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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Cathy    

Go to he**! You are the racist! Why don't you tell "your people" to stop robbing, raping and murdering each other? You, Al Sharpton, are not part of the solution!!!!

427 days ago
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Louis    

Disgraceful to see Sharpten and Jackson fueling hate and putting Zimmerman's life at risk. We weren't in court and have to believe justice followed it's due course. This issue is now about race rather than facts. Even CNN's correspondents can't seem to handle the verdict. Shameful...

427 days ago
243.

Geo    

Another lame attempt at stirring the pot. Sharpton is nothing more than a racist who continues to make blacks out to be victims of society. He is doing nothing more than trying to remain relevant by clinging to pre-1960...s racial fights, that, as a society, the US overcame many years ago.

427 days ago
244.

MC GRUNT    

In 513 Days Between Trayvon Dying and the Zimmerman Trial Verdict, 11,106 Black Americans Have Been Murdered by OTHER BLACKS AMERICANS!

427 days ago
245.

Scooter    

Al Sharppy Ton is a race baiter that makes money off inciting people to riot. He is irrelevant to everyone except the media and those who want to riot and use him as an excuse.

427 days ago
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Terriwith2arfs    

Such a hateful racist. Reverend - that's a laugh! It's thoroughly do***ented by the FBI - Zimmerman was not a racist! Sharpton hates white people, we all know that. He & so many black "leaders" are so prejudiced, I'm sick to death of it. Why does anyone give him air time?

427 days ago
247.

Nostraldumass    

I thought Al was moving to Chicago for awhile. 12 dead this weeken

427 days ago
248.

Julie2    

Racism will only stop being an issue in this country when people like Sharpton stop using it as an excuse every time someone doesn't agree with them or they don't get their way! It had nothing to do with race. Yes, I believe poor judgments were made on both sides that fateful night, but I believe the fatal shot was ultimately one fired in self defense. It's tragic all the way around because a young man is no longer with us and leaves a grieving family and friends, and another man's life will no longer be the same simply for defending himself. Mr. Sharpton, there is already too much reverse racism in the name of political correctness in this country without your two cents. If you don't think Trayvon calling Zimmerman a "crazy cracker" simply because he was white is not racism, you're more out of touch than I suspected!

427 days ago
249.

NJ    

There is no justice in any case where someone is killed. All you can ask for is a fair trial with a fair jury. The irony is if the media did not promote this case and the alleged racism of it, Zimmerman never would have had been able to retain a high priced lawyer like Mark O'Mara. With a crappy court appointed attorney he probably would have been convicted.

427 days ago
250.

ragu4u    

Al looks more and more like a chocolate Chinese Shar pei everyday.

427 days ago
251.

Swollen Vulva    

Maybe the black community should protest itself because most of the thousands of black murder victims in America are killed by other blacks.

Since this Zimmerman shooting 140 black teenagers have been killed by other black men on the streets of Chicago. Where are the protesters??

I guess their lives had no value because they were not killed by a Hispanic, I mean White guy..

427 days ago
252.

RobRod    

There is no greater racist in America than the Mr. Al Sharpton himself. Racist = Al Sharpton. He is the face of racism. Just listen to him speak.

427 days ago
253.

Laura    

I cant stand this racist pig......

427 days ago
254.

debbie    

hmmmm, found not guilty by his peers.................Al, live with it.

427 days ago
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randi    

Sharpton is nothing but a pathetic troublemaker. He needs to butt out and mind his own damn business.

427 days ago
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