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Obama says ‘Trayvon Martin could have been me, 35 years ago’

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/nation/article/obama_says_trayvon_martin_could_have_been_me_35_years_ago

President Barack Obama on Friday jumped into the debate over the acquittal of the man who killed black Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, declaring that Martin "could have been me, 35 years ago," and urging Americans to understand the pain that African-Americans feel over the case.

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