President Obama revealed his personal feelings about the death of Trayvon Martin today.
The President says he's not challenging the decision of a Florida jury...that found George Zimmerman not guilty of murder.
But he says African-Americans' anger over the verdict is understandable.
President Obama says: " When Trayvon Martin was first shot I said this could have been my son. Another way of saying that is that Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago. And when you think about why in the African American community at least there's a lot of pain around what happened, I think it's important to recognize that the African American community is looking at this issue through a set of experiences and history that doesn't go away."
The President says he and many other black men in America have been racially profiled at some time in their lives.