What to know about Zimmerman trial

Published On: Jun 10 2013 12:18:09 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 15 2013 10:31:31 PM CDT

George Zimmerman has been found not guilty of second-degree murder and manslaughter in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Get up to speed on the key events and issues that have led to this point.

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Zimmerman's family has come to his defense on allegations of racism. His father, George Zimmerman, wrote the Orlando Sentinal a letter in March 2012 saying his son had been unfairly portrayed as a racist, is Hispanic and grew up in a multiracial family.

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