Between 150 and 200 people gathered at the steps of the Pitt County Courthouse on Sunday afternoon to speak out against the “not guilty” verdict for Trayvon Martin’s killer and encourage the community to act and make positive changes.
The Pitt County Chapter of the NAACP hosted a “Justice for Trayvon” gathering that included religious leaders, elected officials, and leaders from community groups and organizations.
Participants handed out packs of Skittles — the candy that Martin had when he was shot to death by George Zimmerman — to children holding “Justice for Trayvon” and “Stand Your Ground means gun me down” signs.
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