Trayvon Martin Rally and ‘Hoodie’ March in Providence

Posted by on Mar 27, 2012 in Chapter Corner | 0 comments

3.27.2012: A community rally and march Tuesday evening in Providence in support of slain 17-year-old Trayvon Martin drew close to 300 neighbors, many wearing hoodies similar to what Martin was wearing when he was shot . The march follow short speeches from community leaders, such as Bro. Raymond Watson, and started at Madeline Rogers Recreation Center and proceeded to the Chad Brown community basketball court where participants were able to voice opinions and comments about the incident. Trayvon Martin was the Florida high school student who was shot and killed by George Zimmerman, a self-appointed neighborhood watch captain.

Providence Journal video by Kris Craig

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