Obama’s Blueprint to Avoid Another Trayvon Tragedy

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  • The President's Plan
  • One: Reduce Racial Profiling in the Justice System
  • Two: Review the Use of Stand Your Ground Laws
  • Three: Reinforce the Value of African-American Boys
  • Four: Do Some Soul-Searching
  • Five: Don't Lose Sight of Progress

One: Reduce Racial Profiling in the Justice System

I think it would be productive for the Justice Department, governors, mayors to work with law enforcement about training at the state and local levels in order to reduce the kind of mistrust in the system that sometimes currently exists. When I was in Illinois, I passed racial profiling legislation. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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