William E. Cross

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

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Professor in the Department of Educational and Clinical Studies at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas

William E. Cross on KCRW

It's taken almost a month for the shooting death of 17-year-old, African American  Trayvon Martin  to become a national issue.

Guns, Race and Trayvon Martin

It's taken almost a month for the shooting death of 17-year-old, African American Trayvon Martin to become a national issue.

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