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Conversations: Zimmerman Attorney Now Represents Family Of Black Cincinnati Man Slain By White Officer


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Mark O'Mara. Photo by Amy Green


A Cincinnati man is the latest African-American slain in a confrontation with a white officer.

Samuel DuBose was shot during a traffic stop. Former University of Cincinnati officer Ray Tensing is charged with murder and voluntary manslaughter. He says he’s innocent.

Central Florida attorney Mark O’Mara is representing the DuBose family. He represented George Zimmerman during the trial that led to his acquittal in Travyon Martin’s death.

90.7’s Amy Green talked with O’Mara. She began the conversation.


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Amy Green covers the environment and climate change at WMFE News. She is an award-winning journalist and author whose extensive reporting on the Everglades is featured in the book MOVING WATER, published by Johns Hopkins University Press, and podcast DRAINED, available wherever you get your podcasts. Amy’s ... Read Full Bio »

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