WATTERS: You said about the verdict.
RANGEL: I think it’s possible that the police have got a black Zimmerman the question would be whether they would have beat him to death.
WATTERS: Do you think that’s adding to the peace and harmony?
RANGEL: Let me make no mistake that there is nobody that would believe that if Martin was white he would not have been stopped and if Zimmerman was black, he would have been locked up. Whether or not they would have beaten him before they took him to the police station is subjective.
But, let me make it clear, Zimmerman was a part of the family, the community down there. And they thought because of Martin’s complexion that he was not. That’s why it is so important that the Attorney General and the Department of Justice as outsiders oversight the