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By Matt Kibbe
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Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Montre Carodine
Five days after an Australian college student was gunned down by a trio of "bored" Oklahoma teens, the political and social reverberations continue to build across the nation and abroad.
While the reaction to George Zimmerman's acquittal in the Trayvon Martin killing resembles the backlash against the 1992 not guilty verdict in the Rodney King beating, legal analysts said there is little likelihood of another successful federal prosecution on civil rights or hate crimes charges.
George Zimmerman's defense attorneys have yet to take the field, but they're already up by double digits.
"There's no getting around it," she said.
But Ms. Carodine also said there's a clear difference in the coverage and perception of crimes in cases where the victim is white and the perpetrators black, as opposed to the reverse.