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Were they disappointed we didn’t riot?

Were they disappointed that we didn't riot?

That was the sentiment of some who took to Twitter to give their accounts of the peaceful protests against George Zimmerman's acquittal that took place in Oakland, Calif., Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and other cities across the country on Sunday.

While the demonstrations focused on frustration with the verdict, Twitter accounts reflected what was seen as another instance of injustice: inadequate coverage of media coverage of the events, and especially of the accounts of those who said Los Angeles Police were firing rubber bullets at the crowds.

A few of those accounts and reactions:

NBC News @NBCNews
Trayvon Martin supporters demonstrate anger at George Zimmerman's acquittal in mostly peaceful protests across US http://nbcnews.to/1beywxF
9:32 PM - 14 Jul 2013

Bernice @Altibalba
@CNN @msnbc @FoxNewsLive @CBSNews @ABC @CBSNews @HLNTV Where is the coverage of the 100s of National peaceful protests? #TrayvonMartin
9:24 PM - 14 Jul 2013

David Leonard @drdavidjleonard
I see you NYC, DC, Oakland, SF, LA, NOLA, Durham, Philly, Louisville, Seattle, Boston #justice4Trayvon
9:43 PM - 14 Jul 2013

Media Scrutiny @Media_Scrutiny
BREAKING: police brutality on NYC peaceful protest LIVESTREAM http://www.vice.com/read/live-streaming-trayvon-martin-protests-in-new-york ... #Justice4Trayvon
9:29 PM - 14 Jul 2013

Live Streaming the Trayvon Martin Protests in New York | VICE United...
On Sunday evening thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of New York City in protest of the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the Trayvon Martin murder case. Zimmerman shot and killed the...
VICE @VICE

Los Angeles Times @latimes
Developing now: Trayvon Martin protesters block 10 Freeway in #LA http://lati.ms/mXiBJ
9:33 PM - 14 Jul 2013

Trayvon Martin protesters block 10 Freeway in L.A.

The Los Angeles Police Department has called a citywide tactical alert after demonstrators protesting the not guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman case blocked traffic on the 10 Freeway in the...
Los Angeles Times @latimes

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