MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Hundreds of people came together Saturday in Miami Gardens for a march and prayer service to send a message to criminals. Enough is enough. In the last few months there have been […]
After the shooting death of her 17-year old son, Trayvon Martin’s mother has spoken out against the practice of stop-and-frisk and racial profiling on Sunday.
Trayvon Martin’s parents spent Friday giving out backpacks and school supplies to kids who need them. They’re giving back through the Trayvon Martin Foundation created in memory of their son.
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The mother of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin and the Reverend Jessie Jackson continue their push for change in U.S. justice system. Appearing Monday at the National Bar Association’s annual conference at […]
Trayvon Martin’s parents are scheduled to hold a news conference in Miami Beach.
A weeks and a half after a jury found his son’s shooter not guilty of second degree murder or manslaughter, Tracy Martin thanked the crowd assembled at the National Action Network’s Southeast Regional Civil Rights Revival and Conference for its continued support.
Governor Rick Scott declared Sunday as “Day of Prayer for Unity” in the death of Trayvon Martin. The proclamation said, in part, “the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin is a tragedy; and the Martin family, the family of George Zimmerman, and all those affected by Trayvon’s death remain in our thoughts and prayers.”
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.
Rallies took place from coast to coast, Saturday, as people pressed for civil rights charges against George Zimmerman and for changes in the country’s self-defense laws.
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.