PBS NewsHour

Obama Gives Highly Personal Take on Trayvon Martin Death

Clip: 07/19/2013 | 17m 1s

President Barack Obama offered some personal reflection about the ways persistent racial prejudices inform how African-Americans have reacted to the death of Trayvon Martin and the George Zimmerman trial. Jeffrey Brown gets perspective on his remarks from Jonathan Turley, Carol Swain, Leonard Pitts, Jr. and Michael Beschloss.

Aired: 07/19/13

Rating: NR

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