The Rev. Jesse Jackson has called for a boycott of Florida, which he labeled an “apartheid state” after George Zimmerman was acquitted in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin.
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This article was edited for length. To see a complete version and its sources, go to www.politifact.com/florida/statements/2013/jul/24/jesse-jackson/homicides-blacks-have-tripled-stand-your-ground-wa/.
“Homicides against blacks have tripled” since Florida’s “stand your ground” law has been in existence.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson during an interview July 18 on CNN