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Trayvon’s lawyer tells Geraldo: ‘You’re embarrassing your son again’

By Andrew Jones
Monday, May 21, 2012 8:54 EDT
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Trayvon Martin family lawyer Benjamin Crump on Fox News. Screenshot via Fox News.
 
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Trayvon Martin family attorney Benjamin Crump lambasted Geraldo Rivera Sunday evening for the Fox News personality continuing to label the late teenager’s attire on his final night as “thugwear.”

Visibly frustrated with Rivera’s latest comments on The O’Reilly Factor Friday evening, Crump said Rivera’s own son would be upset with his father again continuing to criticize Martin’s attire on the night George Zimmerman shot and killed him.

“You give a license to everybody to say if a black man is walking in his neighborhood, going to the store with his hoodie up, you can shoot him,” Crump said. “And you can’t do that. It’s wrong anywhere. There’s no justification for that, and the last thing I will say is this, Geraldo. You’re going to –- you’re embarrassing your son again with these statements.”

WATCH: Video from Fox News, which was broadcast on May 20, 2012.

Andrew Jones
Andrew Jones
Andrew Jones is a staff writer/reporter for Raw Story. Besides covering politics, he is also a freelance sports journalist, as well as a slam poetry and music artist. You can follow him on Twitter @sluggahjells.
 
 
 
 
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