Hundreds March In Remembrance Of Trayvon Martin

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They pray, and then they march. Hundreds of men and women gathered at Alabama A&M University to march in remembrance of Trayvon Martin.

Martin was shot by a neighborhood watch volunteer, George Zimmerman,  in late February. The incident happened in a Sanford, Florida community. Zimmerman has yet to face charges, claiming he acted in self-defense.

For millions across the country they see Zimmerman's freedom as a racial injustice.

'I feel that what happened to Trayvon was not right," said Jawon Arrington, a student at AAMU.

Another protester, Lasheita Clemons, expressed outrage over Zimmerman's freedom, "A child was unarmed with a drink and candy and was killed, and the man is still free.

They wore hoodies, and carried skittles and tea in hand, believing that it could have been any one of them that night.

Protesters nationwide believe race came into play that night.

"I bet that was the first thing that came to mind," said Arrington. "'He`s African-American, he`s over here, he`s up to no good.' That`s always the basic mindset."

Millions across the country have peacefully protested what they see as a racial injustice.

But among their peaceful efforts  a `Kill Zimmerman` twitter account has popped up online. The Black Panthers have placed a $10,000 bounty on Zimmerman's head.

The men and women who marched for Martin on Friday denounced those actions. They also had a message for those who promote violence against Zimmerman.

"I know you probably have some kind of emotion that this is racially motivated. I ask that you put that aside and help society get better. Not cause more deaths," said Arrington.

The protesters just want the violence to end, and justice for Trayvon.

"What justice looks like to me is that George Zimmerman gets his day in court." said Clemons. "Let due process do it’s job and let the justice system work the way it should work."

Much of the anger expressed Friday evening wasn't directed solely at Zimmerman, but rather at the police who failed to arrest him.

Authorities still contend they did not have the grounds to press charges or disprove he was acting in self-defense.

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