Trayvon's Stepmom: Zimmerman Didn't Profile Him Because He Was Black

Alicia Stanley says she doesn't feel her stepson, Trayvon, was followed because of his color.

Alicia Stanley, Trayvon Martin's stepmother, appears on CNN on June 28, 2013 (CNN)

On Friday, Alicia Stanley, Trayvon Martin's stepmother, appeared on CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360, saying that she didn't think George Zimmerman profiled Trayvon because he was black. She also shared that she'd been shunned at the teen's funeral and that she wanted to make sure the public knew that she was a factor in Trayvon's young life.

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