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When the not guilty verdict was read for George Zimmerman in his murder trial there was one thing that could be counted on to happen next--people would be outraged. Many wasted no time taking to one social media channel or another to voice their opinions.
New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz was one of those people. His tweet held a pretty grim prediction for what could be next for Trayvon Martin's killer.
Shortly after the trial was read Cruz sent out the following tweet (which has since been deleted):
“Thoroughly confused. Zimmerman doesn’t last a year before the hood catches up to him.”
I am guessing that Cruz deleted the tweet because he didn't want anyone to try and say that the idea came from him after it happens, but I am sure he has nothing to worry about that.
Call it what you will but our society is one that tends to merit out justice in its own way when the legal system doesn't do it instead.
Is it right? Absolutely no...
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The interwebs, and specifically Twitter just absolutely blew up tonight after the verdict in the George Zimmerman/Trayvon Martin trial was released. Zimmerman was found not guilty on all charges which created quite the uproar. While not surprising to me, because... well... Florida.... apparently a lot of folks were shocked by the outcome and understandably upset.
Victor Cruz of...
New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz has apologized for a message he sent on Twitter in the wake of the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial.
Cruz sent a series of tweets Sunday calling his message from a night earlier a ''mistake,'' adding that he ''never will advocate violence under any circumstances.'' The original message has since been...
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Over the weekend, New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz tweeted that the “hood” will catch up to George Zimmerman after he was found innocent after killing 17 year-old Trayvon Martin last year.
Cruz ended up deleting the tweet right away and then he issued an apology.
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