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[OPINION] Is That Trayvon Martin Sitting Next To You?

Since the Trayvon Martin case has become a national and global focus, I have not entered a single boardroom where the circumstances of his death have not significantly impacted someone’s life beyond the town of Sanford, Fla. After Trayvon’s fatal shooting by George Zimmerman on Feb. 26, 2012, the airwaves were filled with breaking news coverage and the streets flooded with protesters and parents who lost their own Black children in similar situations.