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What If George Zimmerman were Black

In a 2009 case in Greece, New York, he was, from American Thinker [1]:

We know this because in fact, such an event occurred in 2009 in Greece, N.Y., a suburb of Rochester. Roderick Scott, a black man, shot and killed an unarmed white teen, Christopher Cervini, whom he believed was burglarizing a neighbor’s car, with a licensed .40 cal. handgun.

There are many similarities between the Scott-Cervini case and the George Zimmerman-Trayvon Martin case in Florida. In both cases, there had been a spate of criminal activity in the neighborhood. In both cases, the shooters called 911 to report suspicious activity, yet chose to confront the unarmed suspects outside their residence and off their own property prior to the arrival of the police. In both cases, the shooters claimed that they felt threatened, and fired in self-defense. In both cases, local law enforcement applied relevant state law

It was local to me, confusing and much discussed.   From the news accounts,  it was  hard to get a read of the case.  and I never did.   In the end, I did what the community did, trust the jury to figure it out.   They did, and acquitted the shooter, with no Reverend Al, national media attention local riots are thinly veiled threats of violence.