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Mon, Mar 26, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

Perspectives on the Trayvon Martin Shooting


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Lakeshe Hall demonstrates at a rally for slain teenager Trayvon Martin on March 22, 2012 in Sanford, Florida.
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Lakeshe Hall demonstrates at a rally for slain teenager Trayvon Martin on March 22, 2012 in Sanford, Florida.

President Obama has called on the nation to do some "soul-searching" after the shooting death in Florida of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. The incident has sparked protests across the nation. We speak with local African-American men about the tragedy and their own experiences.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Jabari Gray, development officer for Youth Radio
  • James Taylor, associate professor of politics at the University of San Francisco
  • Myles Bess, production assistant at Youth Radio and a high school senior in Alameda

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