Are teenagers unfairly profiled by adults?

Where one neighborhood intersects with another, a teenager’s hoodie has become the symbol for the most controversial case in recent memory, a death inside a gated community that, depending on your side of things, was either done in cold blood or an act of self-defense.

[UPDATE: George Zimmerman charged in Trayvon Martin case]

Aside from potential racial motivations involved in the shooting was Trayvon Martin targeted because of his attire? Do adults quickly judge and profile teenagers because of the way they act or dress?


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