For Eric Holder, the country’s first black attorney general, Trayvon Martin’s death and George Zimmerman’s acquittal of second-degree murder and manslaughter are personal.
The shooting of the unarmed 17-year-old last year prompted the attorney general to have a conversation with his 15-year-old son that Holder’s father had with him years before, about how young black men should interact with the police.
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The Associated Press contributed to this story.