July 22, 2013 -- Professor Kimberle Crenshaw commented on the differences in the reaction to the Zimmerman verdict between races. Her comments appear in a Los Angeles Times article.
The polarized polls underscore that black and white Americans tend to fill in the gaps differently in the story of what happened when Martin was killed, said Kimberle W. Crenshaw, a UCLA law professor. For many people, "it's easier to see George Zimmerman as the victim than it would be if Trayvon Martin were standing there in his hoodie, holding a gun," she said.
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