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Huge Racial Divide On Belief In Trayvon Martin’s Innocence

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"Huge Racial Divide On Belief In Trayvon Martin’s Innocence"

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There is a huge racial divide among those who believe that Trayvon Martin was unjustly killed: 91 percent of African Americans do, as do 59 percent of Latinos. By contrast, only 35 percent of whites think that George Zimmerman was not justified in killing Martin. Reuters also reports that “in a sign of how riveted Americans have been by the case, 93 percent of those surveyed said they were aware of the shooting.”

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