Perspectives on the Trayvon Martin Shooting

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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.


James Taylor, associate professor of politics at the University of San Francisco

Jabari Gray, development officer for Youth Radio

Myles Bess, production assistant at Youth Radio and a high school senior in Alameda