“Justice For Trayvon”

Protesters take part in a "Justice for Trayvon" vigil outside Los Angeles Federal Courthouse on July 20, 2013. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

‘Justice For Trayvon’ Sign: ‘This Is Amerikkka’

Crowds chanted “Justice! Justice!” as they rallied in dozens of U.S. cities Saturday, urging authorities to change self-defense laws and press federal civil rights charges against a former neighborhood watch leader found not guilty in the shooting death of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin.

07/21/2013

Women hold signs as they attend a rally honoring Trayvon Martin organized by the National Action Network outside One Police Plaza in Manhattan on July 20, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

‘No Justice! No Peace!’ Chants Ring Out During ‘Justice For Trayvon’ Rallies

One week after a jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the death of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin, people gathered for nationwide rallies to press for changes to self-defense laws and for federal civil rights charges against the former neighborhood watch leader.

WAOK-AM–07/20/2013

Rev. Al Sharpton, president of the National Action Network, speaks during a news conference outside the U.S. Justice Department while discussing planned "Justice for Trayvon" vigils in 100 cities across the United States this weekend on July 16, 2013 in Washington, DC. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Sharpton: ‘We Are Trying To Change Laws’

One week after a jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the death of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin, people began to gather for rallies scheduled nationwide to press for federal civil rights charges against the former neighborhood watch leader.

07/20/2013

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