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  • 24 Jul 2013
    Ronald K. L Collins, David M. Skover

    The Trayvon Martin Tragedy – An Opportunity for Dissent

    Trayvon Martin. The name resonates with tragedy. The tragedy resonates with dissent.

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  • 17 Jul 2013
    Elizabeth K.

    Facebook and the Virtual Protest

    On February 26, 2012, Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old African-American teenager, was fatally shot by 28-year-old George Zimmerman. This past weekend, Zimmerman was found not guilty of second-degree murder and of manslaughter charges--a ruling that has led millions to protest. This month, the Cambridge Book Club discusses On Dissent: Its Meaning in America. America is a nation that values, even protects dissent, but is far from agreeing on what dissent actually means.

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