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The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed 17-year-old African-American student. He was shot last month by George Zimmerman a volunteer who claims it was self defense. Host Michel Martin speaks with U.S. Representative Corrine Brown who represents the Florida district where the shooting occurred.
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