For Obama, race relations remains a tough issue; explaining Trayvon Martin

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WASHINGTON–The nation’s difficult racial issues, it has turned out, did not fade away with the election and re-election of President Barack Obama. The Obama era so far has been disappointing to anyone who thought it would lead to a quick healing of racial divides; look no further to how the nation has grappled with the Trayvon Martin/ George Zimmerman case. Obama on Friday–in a surprise move–talked about Trayvon Martin–as a black man more than the nation’s first African American president. Click HERE for my column on Obama, race and Trayvon Martin.

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