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We the jury find George Zimmerman not guilty.
-- say -- -- -- person this case.
Has never been about race nor has it ever been about.
The right to bear bonds.
I'm thrilled that.
This jury kept this tragedy.
From becoming a travesty we have an almost all the -- -- -- almost never again just in that situation especially in itself.
-- but even though I was expecting -- still.
-- hasn't taken back to Emmett Till and comedy diablo and I -- to Jones and always -- situations.
Who wins and a black life means a little bit less than white life in America.
And you see.
When incidents happen -- it was crucial.
Beyond this -- -- do you think that that was racially motivated people more -- case all of somebody's diesel was a young thought black or white.
Innovation if you believe that this was.
In this happened because of that.
-- We didn't know.
Details about the -- were diverted we lost that battle but there was not -- room and we intend to fight.
A small sampling of the media coverage following the not guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman trial Rick do you first we heard the prosecutor Angela Corey say this was never about race so why have the media made it about race.
Well it's because it's their real agenda you know much of the time.
Media bias isn't just about what's written it's about what's not written and here we saw this week the Huffington Post live do an interview with -- and -- Where she admits that train on threw the first punch.
But then the Huffington Post doesn't do a story on it it's a live video coverage.
And in the follow up written piece they don't even mention it so it -- there's a lot -- trying to push that real story aside.
Network anchors talk about racism.
Chris Matthews on MSNBC apologized for white people.
-- where's all this going well I mean let's take another example in the the most flagrant in my mind Nancy Grace.
Gets up and uses two words bleep bleep.
That you -- -- put on the air and I could say and here we've both been fired momentarily.
And instead she is -- -- on having completely defamed.
Zimmerman and she -- those words came out of his mouth correctly.
Right at -- and there's no evidence I didn't know I mean -- because.
The Washington Post -- giant style section article on him driven -- is another Emmett Till lynching victim and it it it it's.
It's the only problem is.
The media are are failing as John Nolte a bright partly at the media failing to south of the country -- country thinks the verdict was correct in the -- they'll still -- anyway -- their partner -- an agenda does it does it.
Tarnish the memory of Emmett Till and and -- -- -- to to make those comparisons.
I think the situation is very very different and it's a very different country a lot has happened since then.
It's interesting to me that the president in his statement about.
The trade on -- tragedy.
Did not use the word race did not come into his discussion of this he talked about gun violence he talked about.
The stand your ground along party did not talk about yet Eric Holder -- -- form.
Well -- stand your ground stand your ground Democrats and the Justice Department is still going after George Zimmerman or potentially looking at the case as as if they may intend to charge him under federal federal.
Not that I about I don't there's anything unusual about that after riots in the Rodney King riots -- remembered that the first George Bush.
Also if -- -- federal.
You know -- actually is something on anything about it though is if.
If one crime I mean -- murders happen every day and frankly black on black crime is the far bigger problem.
Well look I don't think that I think the fact that George Bush did it service demonstrates that it's not that initial when there is that when there's a situation that has.
Sort of captured the country's attention and that people -- -- justice was not served.
The verdict can be right -- justice cannot be served but I think -- that's what some people are missing and I just don't see how bringing race up as an issue is you know look there are people who are race mongering there's no question.
I'm -- Nancy Grace is a great example of somebody you looked to for.
You know there are people actually trying to have reasonable conversation about well -- but but you.
Al Sharpton is pushing for the Justice Department to move to further -- Zimmerman the congressional -- black -- caucus wants the same house.
Well they stir the pot I mean they have an interest -- stirring the pot but what I'm glad of this that there are now.
Other African American voices besides Jesse Jackson besides Al Sharpton speaking -- Bill Cosby who is.
Who is a great icon in the African American community for a whole bunch of reasons.
Said he didn't think race was the primary factor in this or even a factor at all and in fact he said he stopped watching these high profile cases.
What's your name the the woman who was accused of killing her her kid.
Yeah that's it because he's just tired of them but -- a double standard job when it comes to race.
The Marietta daily journal in Georgia reported on for African American gang members who attacked a white man coming out of convenience store like -- -- -- And he I was forced to flee and he fled into the street was run over -- -- -- car and killed.
I there's been no national attention to that.
That's a double standard.
There was piers Morgan on CNN he had racial John -- Trayvon Martin's friend on his program.
The next day on CNN she said that he was one Smart cookies so.
The conservative radio host Larry Elder reacted with this tweet he said.
Piers Morgan describes Rachel John tell as one Smart cookie -- sure it certainly explains why the nineteen year old is still in high school.
-- also accuse Morgan of of condescending -- trying to convince her.
But she is a victim and when they got into it on Morgan's program it was some pretty interest and.
All of it it it was mean again as as cal said there are voices out there and let's hope that -- the -- trying to drive -- no question but that lets hope though that in their desire for conflict actually put on.
Jesse Jackson vs say Larry Elder let them do that -- and -- it too much racial hyper is that appropriate.
Well I I think there was an excellent piece by Rich Lowry and in normally writes an action movie review -- He had a peace and Politico where he said okay let's talk about race is.
Let's talk about black on black violence let's talk about the other issues that aren't being talked about because we're all enjoying this one so much -- I really think there has -- distance and is a place for -- reasons debate and we are having some of that.
That not enough of it.
And I but I also wanna say that if conservatives are so concerned about black on black crime it's a little concerning the only time I have been talking about at this -- wanna stick it to the black community and that's what that seems like right now.
That's the favorite topic topic -- among conservatives this talk about a lot of -- present here you know are black on black crime is that it a year round problem.
But now let's -- -- obsessing about it because they can push you know.
-- and we heard about about it.
-- let me just -- -- -- -- you know the day after when we held the pro -- -- rallies here in Los Angeles we had crime.
During and after the rally.
And yet the Los Angeles Times did -- produce one single story covering that crime there was no separate story on it they ignored it.
That's -- access multiple days and rally the crowd actually happen not again.
Actually our -- spent -- -- of -- into the gap Nelson.
I know there was -- -- I watched it for fifteen minutes live on CBS affiliate -- access everything I -- wrong.
No it was the first night and the media ignored it and now we've had -- crime.
And fourth -- of crime and Hollywood publicist science.
Jumping on cars vandalism.
A one guy was belted in the face of bystander we have multiple but you didn't hear about it because the Los Angeles Times the paper of record well and didn't write and one single story on the question of is how much of this is being fomented by media coverage.
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