Geraldo: Sorry About Trayvon Remarks

    FILE - In this June 25, 2010 file photo, Fox News Channel commentator Geraldo Rivera speaks on the "Fox & friends" television program in New York. Rivera said Friday, March 23, 2012 that Florida teenager Trayvon Martin's hoodie is as much responsible for his death as the neighborhood watch captain who shot him. Rivera said Friday on "Fox & Friends" that people wearing hooded sweatshirts are often going to be perceived as a menace regardless. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, file)

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    TV host Gerald Rivera apologized Tuesday for his comments about Trayvon Martin, the Florida teenager killed by a neighborhood-watch volunteer. Last week, Rivera said that Martin’s hoodie was “as much responsible” for his death as George Zimmerman, the man who shot and killed him. In his apology, Rivera said his comments were called “very practical and potentially life-saving campaign” for parents, but he conceded that he had “obscured the main point that someone shot and killed and an unarmed teenager.”

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