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Arundel NAACP leads protest of acquittal in Pinkerton case
Arundel NAACP leads protest of acquittal in Pinkerton case

About 50 people gathered in Annapolis on Thursday to protest the acquittal of a Glen Burnie man who shot and killed another man last fall. Relatives and supporters of Kendall Green are hoping the federal government will investigate the case as a hate crime. Green was African-American; the shooter, Matthew Pinkerton, is white. "I know I have to fight for my child," said Green's mother, Felicia Carroll. Carroll and the Arundel chapter of the NAACP have asked the members of Congress who represent Anne Arundel County to request a hate crime investigation, said Carl O. Snowden, a civil rights activist and NAACP official. Reps. Donna Edwards, C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, John...

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