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A New Generation Fights For Civil Rights In Florida

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August 23, 2013 AT 9:29 AM
Outraged at police who cited Florida's "Stand Your Ground" self-defense law as a reason not to arrest neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman, Phillip Agnew felt compelled to make a stand of his own. The 28-year-old from Miami led the longest sit-in in memory at the Florida Capitol this summer. On Wednesday he will step up to the microphone in Washington to add his voice to those of President Barack Obama, former presidents Bill Clinton and others commemorating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech.