She asked a white man about the prejudices of another man who has shown his prejudice in actions and on recorded message. This is like Emmett Till asking the white men who took him from his home, "Are you going to kill me?" Being Naive in 2013 is not cute!
But the 34-year-old, third-year law student in Orlando, Fla., tells CNN that before accepting the volunteer position, she asked lead defense attorney Mark O'Mara if Zimmerman was racist.
"He said, 'No, I wouldn't work for him if he was.' " When asked why that was important, she said, "Being African American, even if he was a client in need of representation, I don't know that I would have been able to divorce that. You have to have the proper representation and people who can do that."
Watch the interview here: