10:41 AM CDT, March 27, 2012
Trayvon Martin, a high-school junior from Miami who was visiting family in a gated community in Sanford, was shot to death last month when he encountered George Michael Zimmerman, captain of the neighborhood-crime-watch group.
People in Central Florida and beyond want to know how an unarmed 17-year-old who went to a nearby 7-Eleven for a bag of Skittles never made it home alive. Orlando Sentinel Columnists Beth Kassab and Darryl E. Owens and Online Producer Jerriann Sullivan chatted about the rhetoric surrounding the Trayvon Martin case on Tuesday, March 27 at noon.
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