SoCal Rallies For Justice In Wake Of Zimmerman Verdict

CBS Los Angeles

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LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A day after a rampage in Crenshaw over the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, Angelenos peacefully rallied for justice.

Protestors gathered on the steps of Los Angeles City Hall in downtown around 6 p.m. Tuesday as part of a “Justice for Trayvon” event organized by the ANSWER LA Coalition.

“I think it’s basically about rights. I think the Stand Your Ground laws are unjust,” a protestor told KCAL9’s Suraya Fadel.

“It doesn’t matter what color you are, what race you are, black, brown, Asian, we are all trying to unite for Trayvon Martin. Because that could be our brother, our sister, it could be anyone in our family. We want to call unity from all races to come together to demand justice for Trayvon,” a woman said.

The group of about 200 people later…

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