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Jackson, Sharpton Wave Off Comparisons Between Okla. Shooting and Trayvon

Later in the evening, Sharpton wrapped up his show by saying he hasn’t spoken out about Lane’s murder because, “I protest when I’m called in and there’s an injustice.” He also stated that authorities have not described any racial motivations in the killing (an FBI report indicated that Martin’s killer, George Zimmerman, was not racially motivated either), and pointed out that the driver of the car was white.

Sharpton singled out Fox News, calling it a “wrong source,” for attempting to tie the two cases together.

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