Poll: Trayvon Shows Racial Divide

    MIAMI, FL - APRIL 4:  Shirley Jackson (R), a teacher in Miami Dade school system, joins hundreds of other people in Miami's Liberty City neighborhood during a rally on April 4, 2012 in Miami, Florida. The rally was commemorating the death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Trayvon Martin. Martin was killed by George Michael Zimmerman who was on neighborhood watch patrol in the gated community of The Retreat at Twin Lakes, Florida. (Photo by Angel Valentin/Getty Images)

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    A new poll conducted by USA Today/Gallup shows a huge divide between blacks and whites in their views about the Trayvon Martin shooting. Among blacks, 73 percent believe George Zimmerman, the alleged shooter who killed Martin on Feb. 26, would have been arrested if Martin was white, while only 33 percent of whites agreed. When asked whether race made a difference in the case, 52 percent of whites said no.

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