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Obama: I Could Have Been Trayvon 35 Years Ago

President Obama spoke candidly about race relations in a press conference Friday. Elaborating on his suggestion months ago that Trayvon could have been his son, he said, 'Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago.'

07.19.13 6:10 PM ET

President Obama spoke candidly about race relations in a press conference Friday. Elaborating on his suggestion months ago that Trayvon could have been his son, he said, 'Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago.'