Trayvon Martin Rallies Across America
When seventeen-year-old Trayvon Martin was fatally shot by a crime watch volunteer in Sanford, Florida, a local tragedy turned into a national story. Across the country, race relations, gun laws and self-defense were brought into question. People from both coasts have taken to the streets to protest the murder of an unarmed teenager.
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People take to the streets in Los Angeles for the Million Hoodie March.
Calls for justice at the Million Hoodie March in Los Angeles.
While other protesters in Denver, Colorado refuse to rest
until action is taken against George Zimmerman, the crime watch volunteer who shot Trayvon Martin.
In Miami, LeBron James posted a photo
of himself and the Miami Heat in hoodies, with the hashtags #WeAreTrayvonMartin, #Hoodies, #Stereotyped and #WeWantJustice."
In California, Occupy Oakland finds renewed purpose
in the murder of Trayvon Martin.