Zimmerman verdict poll: Stark reaction by race

The not-guilty verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman has produced dramatically different reactions among blacks and whites, with African Americans overwhelmingly disapproving of the jury’s decision and a bare majority of whites saying they approve of the outcome, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. …

The new survey underscores not only the gap between whites and blacks, but also how passionate many African Americans are about the case. [cont.]

Jon Cohen & Dan Balz, Washington Post