We've had more than a week to consider the verdict in the Geroge Zimmerman case, which found him not guilty in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. But for some in America—including the president—it's something that did not begin with this case and will not end with this verdict.
On Friday, President Obama addressed the nation, the verdict and commented on the racial climate in the country. Was the President a bridge builder? How has his identity and his place in history been affected by these events and his response to them?