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People march in Washington on July 19, 2013 during a demonstration against the acquittal of George Zimmermann in the killing of unarmed Florida teen Trayvon Martin. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Civil Rights Attorney: US ‘Almost Retarded When It Comes To Dealing With Race’

When President Barack Obama told the nation on Friday that slain black teenager Trayvon Martin could have been him 35 years ago, many black Americans across the nation nodded their head in silent understanding.