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July 18, 2013
Why did the Trayvon Martin Shooting go National?
Have you ever wondered why one story gets national attention and others don't? Thanks to the researchers at Judicial Watch, we have a good idea how this happened in the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman case. Through their requests for documents from local, state and federal authorities, Judicial Watch researchers were able to obtain hundreds of documents and emails pertaining to the case. This information helped Judicial Watch prove that a little-known unit of the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Community Relations Service (CRS), was deployed to Sanford following the Trayvon Martin shooting to help organize and manage rallies and protests against George Zimmerman. Hidden among these documents were emails dated from just after the shooting that referenced Trayvon Martin's uncle, Ronald Fulton. Ronald Fulton is on the executive committee of the Community Relations Board (CRB) of Miami-Dade County. The stated mission of the Community Relations Board of Miami-Dade County reads in...(Read Full Post)