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President Obama: Trayvon Martin Could Have Been Me

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President Obama speaks from the White House Press Briefing Room about Trayvon Martin and the verdict of the court trial that followed the Florida teenager’s death.
President Barack Obama delivers remarks on the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial for the killing of Trayvon Martin

President Barack Obama delivers remarks on the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial for the killing of Trayvon Martin, in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, July 19, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

This afternoon, President Obama spoke from the White House Press Briefing Room about Trayvon Martin and the verdict of the court trial that followed the Florida teenager’s death.

Read the President’s remarks here, or watch here