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Parents In San Francisco: We Want Justice For Trayvon Martin

Posted: 03/23/2012 9:05 pm

"If I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon," President Obama reflected today. In the wake of Trayvon Martin's death, said Obama, "I can only imagine what these parents are going through."

Martin, a black 17-year-old walking back to a family friend's home in a gated community in Sanford, Florida was killed Feb. 26. His killer shot him after pursuing him in his car, and then on foot. 911 tapes and a confession from the killer, George Zimmerman, confirm his guilt. But no jury has had the chance to decide the case, as police have refused to so much as arrest him.

Read the whole story: San Francisco Bay Guardian

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Filed by Carly Schwartz  |