President Obama commented on the Trayvon Martin case. And he made it personal.
“I can only imagine what these parents are going through,” he said, “and when I think about this boy, I think about my own kids. And you know, I think every parent in America should be able to understand why it is absolutely imperative that we investigate every aspect of this.”
He added later: “You know, if I had a son, he would look like Trayvon.”
Dick Gregory speaks at Trayvon Martin rally
Longtime activist and comedian Dick Gregory was among the estimated 25,000 people who rallied at a park in Sanford, Florida last week demanding justice for Trayvon Martin. Gregory expressed strong opinions about the state of race rations in America.