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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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91.

mr.howell     

Sharpton looks like walking death!..too skinny!..and F**K you!..justice was served!..and eat a burger!.Why is okay for blacks to kill whites?.. and whites don't march in the streets!...but all hell breaks loose when it's the other way around!..duuuhh!.

363 days ago
92.

William    

Race baiters Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson and obama need to stop. Quit dividing America.

363 days ago
93.

ashley    

SO now if Trayvon's family decides to sue Zimmerman in a cival lawsuit and lose, they will be responsible for ALL attorney fees, so get ready to dip into those pockets Albert or Alvin...whatever the fug his name is.....I know it use to be Fat Albert, right?

363 days ago
94.

dgb    

How does he know it wasn't? Only two people know what happened for sure and one is dead. After that all you can do is look at the evidence and make the best decision you can. A jury did that.

363 days ago
95.

supermom    

You can always count on Al Sharpton to incite an already explosive situation. I wish he would STFU. Wonder if he'd ever defend a non-African American as vigorously?

363 days ago
96.

Los Pepes    

If Trayvon was Obamas son
He would have a little punk thug for a son

363 days ago
97.

ashley    

oh, one final note.....ABOUT TIME YOU DIPSHYTS STARING POSTING MY COMMENTS!!!

All this shyt about "technical difficulites' is bullshyt.
That's all

363 days ago
98.

juggalo 6    

Zimmerman should sue Obama, Al and Jesse and anyone else who slandered his name during all of this. If Al Sharpton died today I would not shed a tear but I would be there to piss on his grave.

363 days ago
99.

lalet    

What a fool! The black community needs to take this opportunity to reflect and try and figure out why young black youth are turning to violence to solve their problems. Why are young black youth turning to alcohol and drugs. The truth is, More young black males are killed from black on black violence then white on black. Face the facts, This was not a race issue, it is a parenting issue!

363 days ago
100.

juggalo 6    

What about the OJ case? A very similar case but there was no outrage. We accepted the verdict and did not riot or retaliate. Why must Al and Jesse have and seek out racism? Because they would be completely invalid if they did not invent these cases of racism. The real racists are Al and Jesse here.

363 days ago
101.

Annie    

When will Sharpton consider justice served? When Zimmerman is made to fork over all his belongings? When Zimmerman is behind bars? Has there been a cry from his parents about a civil suit? Sharpton needs to shut his pumpkin face and be glad he didn't serve time in the Brawley or other cases he has manufactured to cause further race divide. He is the biggest race baiter alive, with Jackson not far behind.

363 days ago
102.

Black Dirt Goodness    

I'm tired of having to kiss black people's ass. Your special treatment is coming to an end, so get with the program.

363 days ago
103.

lalet    

What a fool! The black community needs to take this opportunity to reflect and try and figure out why young black youth are turning to violence to solve their problems. Why are young black youth turning to alcohol and drugs. The truth is, More young black males are killed from black on black violence then white on black. Face the facts, This was not a race issue, it is a parenting issue!

363 days ago
104.

marymac    

And where are Oprah, JayZ, Beyonce, Diddy, Kanye, 50cent, et al, why aren't they standing up about this murder of a black teen by a white vigilante?? The evidence proves it was murder despite the jury's failure to act. Are they too busy trying to be rich white azzholes & don't care about what's going on in the real world?? Talk about pathetic. :(

363 days ago
105.

Dr Dave    

BREAKING NEWS!!!! DNA reports came back and determined Trayvon Martin is actually Puerto Rican. The NAACP, al sharpton, and the black community are all home resting "Peacefully" now. They are now relieved Zimmerman was accquited. They thank god for the justice system.

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