Justice For Trayvon
The acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of 17-year old Trayvon Martin has been called “questionable” by former Secretary of State Colin Powell.
In prayer and song, hundreds demonstrated in front of the Federal Courthouse in Miami Saturday as part of the 100 city “Justice For Trayvon” rallies.
The national “Justice for Trayvon” day in 100 cities, led by Rev. Al Sharpton, will take place this weekend to press for federal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman, the man acquitted of charges in the fatal shooting of Miami Gardens teen Martin.
Members of South Florida’s Haitian-American community are expected to gather Friday night at a candlelight vigil for Trayvon Martin.
Critics of the state’s “stand your ground” law and Saturday’s acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of teen Trayvon Martin hope to make Florida pay.
Four days after the “not guilty” verdict was read in the trial of George Zimmerman, the man charged in the fatal shooting of unarmed Miami Gardens teen Trayvon Martin, people from all over, of all ages, continue to protest.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson and Rev. Al Sharpton are scheduled to address the NAACP conference in Orlando on Wednesday.
Protests over George Zimmerman’s acquittal in the Trayvon Martin case continue in South Florida and across the nation.
Trial scheduling and the jury selection process will be laid off at a Thursday hearing by a judge presiding over the trial of George Zimmerman.
Another protest over the shooting death of Trayvon Martin is scheduled to take place Monday in Fort Lauderdale. Organizers say the march will begin at 5:00 p.m. at Fort Lauderdale City Hall and will end at the BSO Public Safety Building.