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Stereotypes in America: We don't need to do that in this country

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“OK, we don’t need you to do that.”

If ever there was a clear indication of a turning point, a crux, a nexus it’s those eight little words spoken the night of Feb. 26, 2012 by a Sanford Police Department dispatcher to George Zimmerman.

Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer, was following a black teen in a dark gray hooded sweatshirt who he believed was acting suspiciously. That teen was Trayvon Martin.

And as history shows, Zimmerman, who acknowledged the dispatcher with an “OK,” did not follow that advice. If he had, he would not have just been acquitted of criminal charges...

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