Local NAACP president disappointed with Zimmerman verdict
Reaction to the jury's aquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. for from local Rochester's NAACP was similar to other leaders across the country.
NAACP Minnesota/Dakotas Area State Conference President W.C. Jordan Jr. offered this statement:
"We are saddened and very disappointed with the outcome of this trial. At the end of the day, regardless of the legal analysis, the fact of the matter is that a young black man was profiled and killed. That in itself is a tragedy for all of us. We will use this moment to help build a nation where this can never happen again."