FROM Janet Langhart Cohen
President Obama Breaks His Silence on the Trayvon Martin Case President Obama stepped into the White House press room today to ruminate at length about the Trayvon Martin case and, the reaction of fellow African Americans and the state of race relations in the United States. Janet Langhart Cohen is president of Langhart Communications and author of the play, Anne and Emmett , an imaginary conversation between Anne Frank and Emmett Till.
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