Travon Martin Updates: Oprah Says It’s A Shame
Oprah Winfrey, who is perhaps the best interviewer of our time, was recently asked by Extra about the Trayvon Martin case. Trayvon Martin was a 17-year-old African- Americanunarmed male who was shot dead by a neighborhood watchman, George Zimmerman.
Martin was only carrying a bag of Skittles and Arizona Ice-Tea. Zimmerman was not arrested and charged and it has sparked a national outcry for his arrest and extreme criticism of how the Sanford Police has handled. the case. Oprah said about the case:
"It is a tragedy and it is a shame that we're sitting here 33 days later and there hasn't been an arrest, or questioning of what actually happened. It's a tragedy and it is a shame and we all know it."
She went on to say that she would like to interview George Zimmerman.
Oprah was also asked about the reaction to Travyvon Martin's Killing, and she replied:
"I saw some people on Twitter saying nothing has changed, the same thing's going on," she said. "Lots has changed and you know why? Because black people, white people, brown people, yellow people all over this country and all over the world are saying the same thing… it's a tragedy and it's a shame and justice needs to be served."