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Forget Trayvon Martin; Barack Obama Could Have Been Clarence Aaron


May 11, 2013
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By Debra J. Saunders
July 23, 2013

It just so happens that when President Barack Obama gave his moving speech on racial disparities and the death of Trayvon Martin on Friday, it was a year almost to the day since the White House said it wanted to review the commutation petition of a black man sentenced to life without parole in 1993 for a first-time nonviolent drug conviction.
As the president spoke on the African-American community's acute awareness of racial disparities in "everything from the death penalty to enforcement of our drug laws," he ignored his own failure to redress a racial inequity by freeing Clarence Aaron.


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