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Was Trayvon Martin Targeted For Being Black?

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African-American teen Trayvon Martin was shot while unarmed by George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer who claimed self defense. For one reaction to the shooting, host Michel Martin speaks with GlobalGrind.com's Michael Skolnik, who says the only thing that made Martin look suspicious was the color of his skin.
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