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Activists see hope in emotional mock retrial of George Zimmerman

One by one, the six jurors seated in the small basement of Greater Love Tabernacle Church in Dorchester read their verdicts in the mock retrial of George Zimmerman, the Florida man acquitted of second-degree murder in the shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in 2012.

The jury’s unanimous guilty verdict was symbolic, but for the multiracial jury made up of three Dorchester teenagers and three women, the Saturday morning event still carried power.

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