Am I missing something?

Down in Florida, the trial of George Zimmerman has begun, to great media frenzy.  See, Zimmerman, a Hispanic man, killed a black man (Trayvon Martin), perhaps in self-defence.

Meanwhile, here in Massachusetts, football player Aaron Hernandez has been arrested and charged with the murder of Odin Lloyd.  The Patriots have released Hernandez from the team, even though it could hurt them (i.e. issues with their salary cap not being adjusted for removing an alleged murderer from the squad).

So you have a Hispanic man who killed a black man, perhaps in self-defence, and a Hispanic man who killed a black man, perhaps in order to cover up another homicide.  Why the radical difference in the content of the press coverage?

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