Lewis Diuguid

July 19, 2013

Obama says Trayvon Martin could have been him 35 years ago

Protests have followed George Zimmerman’s acquittal in the death of Trayvon Martin. Attorney General Eric Holder told the NAACP convention this week in Orlando, Fla., that the Justice Department investigation into the case continues. He also said it should prompt the nation to have an open discussion of race. President Barack Obama’s comments just may start it in a big way.

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