Monday, July 15, 2013

16 Moving Images From Trayvon Martin Rallies Across The Country

Thousands of Americans across the country protested the George Zimmerman verdict on Sunday, “chanting, praying and even fighting tears” after the jury acquitted the neighborhood watchman of all criminal charges for killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

Though some pundits predicted race riots in the aftermath of a not guilty verdict, the rallies proved overwhelmingly peaceful and deeply moving:

NYC, NY via AP

NYC, NY via AP

NYC, NY via @shokufeyesib

NYC, NY via @IrvingDeJohn

Miami, FL via AP

Oakland, CA via @shadirahimi

Milwaukee, WI via AP

Newark, NJ via AP

Atlanta, GA via AP

Atlanta, GA via AP

Detroit, MI via AP

Seattle, WA via

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Milwaukee, WI via @ShantTHEGREAT

Jacksonville, FL via AP

Chicago, IL via ‏@soit_goes

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