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.
For the first time since a central Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty of the murder of their son, Trayvon Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, and father, Tracy Martin, talked to CBS This Morning about the “shock” of the verdict after it was read.
Trayvon Martin’s parents will honor their son following the Zimmerman verdict, Saturday, at two separate vigils.
Trayvon Martin’s parents will appear on CBS This Morning on Thursday morning to talk for the first time since the George Zimmerman verdict.
Trayvon Martin’s family and community members from his hometown of Miami Gardens gathered together Sunday morning to pray and speak on the acquittal of Martin’s killer, George Zimmerman.
More than one hundred people gathered Friday night at a Miami Gardens church to pray for one of their fellow members as she awaits the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial.
Prosecutors in the George Zimmerman murder trial are beginning to wind down their case after a week full of presenting forensics evidence and testimony they believe refutes the defendant’s claim of self-defense in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
The first week of George Zimmerman’s second-degree murder trial wrapped up with testimony from two neighbors and a police officer that seemed to bolster the defense’s argument that he was pinned on his back by Trayvon Martin before shooting the teen.