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What Trayvon Means For Renisha

This discussion took place last month, a couple of weeks before the recent verdict in the Theodore Wafer trial, the Michigan man found guilty of murdering Renisha McBride.  Still an interesting listen...

Although the killings of Renisha McBride and Trayvon Martin draw many comparisons, each case raises different legal questions. (HuffPost Live) takes a look at the comparisons and their racial implications, as well as what to expect from the pending verdict.

Originally aired on July 23, 2014

Guests:

  • Benjamin Crump  (Tallahassee, FL) Lawyer for Trayvon Martin's Parents
  • Dr. Brittney Cooper  (New Brunswick, NJ) Assistant Professor of Women's and Gender Studies and Africana Studies at Rutgers Universit
  • David A. Harris  (Pittsburgh, PA) Law Professor, University of Pittsburgh

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