The President spoke on race in America almost a week after the Zimmerman verdict. He surprised those in the White House briefing room today with very candid comments for nearly 20 minutes. Cornell Belcher, Joshua DuBois, Michaela Angela Davis and CNN's Candy Crowley discuss what prompted his remarks and the impact they may have going forward.
Watch the president’s remarks on the issue of race in America here:
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