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San Fernando Valley Assemblyman Wears His Hoodie to Capitol

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Like many ralliers and even legislators around the country, San Fernando Valley assemblymember Bob Blumenfield wore a hoodie this week.

Folks all around the country (including Los Angeles) are donning hoodies to raise the issue of racial profiling. Trayvon Martin was wearing a hoodie when he was considered a suspicious and later shot by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in a gated community in Florida this month.