Brown, Martin, Gates: Obama's involvement in trio of racially charged cases

  • by: The Associated Press , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 14, 2014 - 3:45 PM

President Barack Obama has called for peace and calm in Ferguson, Missouri, the St. Louis suburb where an unarmed black teenager was fatally shot over the weekend by a white police officer. Obama has been involved in other high-profile cases with racial overtones: the shooting death of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watchman and the arrest of Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates.

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