Smithsonian not 'currently' interested in Trayvon Martin hoodie

Reports swirled this week after the director of the planned National Museum of African American History and Culture expressed interest in the hoodie, which has become a symbol for race relations in America.

“It became the symbolic way to talk about the Trayvon Martin case. It’s rare that you get one artifact that really becomes the symbol,” Lonnie Bunch told the Washington Post. “Because it’s such a symbol, it would allow you to talk about race in the age of Obama.”,0,7586678.story?track=rss