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Rep. Maxine Waters says it's clear Trayvon Martin shooting was a hate crime

On "Starting Point with Soledad O'Brien," Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) explains why she believes the Trayvon Martin shooting was a hate crime.

Waters was joined by Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Missouri) responds to criticism that black leaders are exploiting the Trayvon Martin case. He says the country has to address its 'low esteem' for black life.

Filed under: Justice • Race • Trayvon Martin
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