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New York City, Atlanta to Commemorate Trayvon Martin's Death
Black Entertainment Television ^ | February 25, 2013 | Jonathan P. Hicks

Posted on 02/25/2013 6:30:21 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

The anniversary of the killing of Trayvon Martin has led to a number of commemorative events in various cities around the country.

The 17-year-old high school student was shot and killed by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Sanford, Florida, on Feb. 26, 2012, sparking a national controversy. In the aftermath of the teenager’s death, there were a number of rallies in support of his family and denouncing racial profiling and gun violence.

A candlelight vigil will be held on Tuesday evening at 6 p.m. in New York City’s Union Square Park, with a moment of silence to begin shortly after 7 p.m. It was the same place where one of the first rallies in support of the Martin family was held in March 2012.

Another event is planned for Tuesday evening in Atlanta, where organizers are conducting a rally on the steps of the Georgia State capitol. The 5 p.m. gathering, which is billed as a “Remember and Act” rally, is being organized by a wide number of groups, including the student government organizations of Morehouse, Spelman and Clark Atlanta University. Other groups include the Georgia Federation of Teachers and the local chapter of the Communications Workers of America.

A rally was held in the Washington, D.C., suburb of Lanham, Maryland, this past weekend. The event, which was called “We Won’t Let You Fall,” was a tribute “to the life and legacy of Trayvon Martin,” and was held at the Mount Calvary Baptist Church...

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TOPICS: Conspiracy; Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: atlanta; banglist; florida; georgezimmerman; georgia; maryland; newyork; trayvon; trayvonmartin; unions; zimmerman
Will it be called "Thug Day" or some such?
1 posted on 02/25/2013 6:30:33 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’m convinced George Zimmerman did the right thing, as would I...


2 posted on 02/25/2013 6:33:15 PM PST by ransacked
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’ll be glad to hoist a brew in honor of the rightful demise of yet another thug that won’t be beating anybody elses brains out on a sidewalk


3 posted on 02/25/2013 6:33:52 PM PST by digger48
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Oh boo hoo.

What a bastardly bunch we are.


4 posted on 02/25/2013 6:35:55 PM PST by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hope they show Tray’s street fight shoot...and that nice pic with his finger play and gold tooth...


5 posted on 02/25/2013 6:36:45 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It’s simultaneously fascinating and appalling to watch leftists attempt to create heroes out of the most unfit candidates imaginable, living or dead.


6 posted on 02/25/2013 6:37:30 PM PST by relictele
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What a crock of shit. And the white guilt libs will eat it right up.


7 posted on 02/25/2013 6:37:57 PM PST by jivin gene (Breakin' up is hard to do)
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To: relictele

I am waiting for a statue to be erected next to the fraud communist Rosa Parks.


8 posted on 02/25/2013 6:39:14 PM PST by Sioux-san
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Here’s hoping they won’t forget “aspiring rapper” Kenny Klutch.


9 posted on 02/25/2013 6:39:34 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Rot in hell, ghetto thug POS!


10 posted on 02/25/2013 6:40:59 PM PST by carriage_hill (AR-10s & AR-15s Are The 21st Century's Muskets. Free Men Need Not Ask Permission!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Rot in hell, ghetto thug POS!


11 posted on 02/25/2013 6:41:25 PM PST by carriage_hill (AR-10s & AR-15s Are The 21st Century's Muskets. Free Men Need Not Ask Permission!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If 0bama had a son he would look like that.

12 posted on 02/25/2013 6:42:07 PM PST by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He was not a high school student, he had been kicked out for being a thug. He was a gangbanger and drug dealer, and he is being celebrated because?


13 posted on 02/25/2013 6:42:21 PM PST by wrench
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To: 2ndDivisionVet


14 posted on 02/25/2013 6:42:40 PM PST by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Sioux-san

Maybe an innocent, cherubic 3 year old Trayvon will be sitting in her lap on a bus, eating Skittles and drinking a tall can of Arizona Iced Tea Watermelon Juice.


15 posted on 02/25/2013 6:42:40 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Are there any communities celebrating the death of this thug? ... if not, there should be.


16 posted on 02/25/2013 6:42:50 PM PST by doc1019 (The rabbit hole that Obama is leading us down just gets deeper and deeper.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

HOLY CRAP THIS IS *NOT* SATIRE ~!!!!!!!!!!!!


17 posted on 02/25/2013 6:43:30 PM PST by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: TigersEye

18 posted on 02/25/2013 6:44:31 PM PST by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: wrench

Ya think Christie will lower the flag??


19 posted on 02/25/2013 6:48:13 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: TigersEye

More of his Tweets here.

20 posted on 02/25/2013 6:49:52 PM PST by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: TigersEye

If Obama had a son, he’d be attending Sidwell Friends (or St. Albans) and his slot at Harvard would be pre-approved.


21 posted on 02/25/2013 6:49:52 PM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

...so when does this ghetto punk get his own national holiday?


22 posted on 02/25/2013 6:51:52 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: nascarnation

That’s not what 0bama said.


23 posted on 02/25/2013 6:59:35 PM PST by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I think we can pretty well believe that when the ‘scanner’ whose job it was to sensationalize a ‘violent crowd’ ran across the name George Zimmerman he was envisioning someone from VA who played 3B for the Washington Nationals or better yet a likeness of Jordan Zimmermann ‘EVEN WHITER’ with his Wisconsin upbringing etc.
I can see all the ‘little trolls and gnomes’ dancing with glee and would loved to have been around when it turned out George Zimmerman looked more like “Speedy Gonzales” than some lily white honky.

Just to be a fly on the wall when ‘they’ had to decide what to do, starting with making this punk Martin look like an innocent Gary Coleman, happily skipping his way back home after making a snack run.

Then they attempted to make George Zimmerman look as mean and distorted as possible, with dark angles, and a genuinely sinister look.

With the push this fiasco got even AFTER ‘they’ were exposed, I can imagine that if it were a ‘lily white’ Zimmerman,’they’ may have been prompted to take to the streets. It was hard to ‘rally’ the troops when they had egg on their face.


24 posted on 02/25/2013 7:17:36 PM PST by xrmusn (6/98 "It is virtually impossible to clean the pond as long as the pigs are still crapping in it")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What would they be doing if George Zimmerman was dead?


25 posted on 02/25/2013 7:22:38 PM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Both will be doing the High 5!


26 posted on 02/25/2013 7:23:33 PM PST by Sioux-san
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The Black Ku Klux Klan lynch mob just will not stop

Not a single one of these Black KKK racists have any problem with black folks capping their own. But a “White Hispanic” caps a black in self defense from a Black Racist attack....the Black lynch mob comes out


27 posted on 02/25/2013 7:30:09 PM PST by SeminoleCounty (GOP = Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: relictele

The Horst Wessel of the Obama Brownshirts.


28 posted on 02/25/2013 7:31:57 PM PST by Argus
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; mickie; flaglady47
Lookit....the REAL reason for these Trayvon "commemoration" events around the country (and they will continue on and on) is for one reason and one only.....to sway, taint and corrupt the ultimate jury pool.

The Zimmermann trial will have to be held in upper Mongolia for him to get an unreached jury of his peers.

Toxic publicity, prejudicial newspaper articles and biased, emotional TV reports (past, present and future) will compromise the court's ability to ensure a fair trial.

Heck, the judge may also be tainted....as Zimmermann's last one was.

Leni

29 posted on 02/25/2013 7:37:41 PM PST by MinuteGal
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To: MinuteGal
A friend of my family was charged with vehicular homicide due to a car accident in the early 1970’s. His lawyer began his argument with “how long did Teddy Kennedy spend in prison?” Case dismissed.
30 posted on 02/25/2013 7:43:05 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It is interesting to note the level of ostrich behavior on the left about Trayvon.

So far, every piece of information released by the prosecution supports Zimmerman’s story.

Yet the race-baiters and leftists keep pushing this as a racist act.

In a manner of speaking, they are correct. It is a racist act against George Zimmerman to continue trying to push a narrative that is deader than Trayvon. But the DBM will continue to their dying breath.


31 posted on 02/25/2013 8:20:45 PM PST by DustyMoment (Congress - another name for anti-American criminals!!)
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To: ransacked

I sure would not have laid there and let St. Skittles murder me. These race baiters are nuts. They are the kind of people with the intellegence to run Detroit.


32 posted on 02/25/2013 8:43:27 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’ve seen what is alleged to be a screenshot of a page of posts he made on Twitter or Facebook (can’t recall which).On this page he writes something like “f**k some b**ch”.Now I now that what I saw might have been made up or altered but if,by chance,it was real then,IMO,it goes a long,*long* way toward proving that this kid was a filthy,knuckledragging punk.I’ve also read that not long before his death he was found by police or school officials (can’t recall which) to have been in the possession of a large quantity of women’s jewelry and burglary tools.Again,*if* that’s true it says “worthless scumbag punk” to me.


33 posted on 02/26/2013 5:21:41 AM PST by Gay State Conservative ("Progressives" toss the word "racist" around like chimps toss their feces)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

All of this gas makes me wonder if the upcoming trial will be viewed as more than just a trial (thinking LA riots).


34 posted on 02/26/2013 5:22:21 PM PST by RWB Patriot ("My ability is a value that must be purchased and I don't recognize anyone's need as a claim on me.")
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

What would they be doing if George Zimmerman had died? They would be marching in the streets protesting the arrest of another young innocent ghetto yuth falsly arrested for a crime he didn’t commit. You can be sure that his mama and papa would swear up and down that their boy never did anything wrong. He was a good boy. Hollywood liberals would be lining up to give to his defense fund.


35 posted on 02/27/2013 7:08:29 PM PST by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: xrmusn

I was thinking the same thing today. They must have not known that Zimmerman was Hispanic when they sent the news out. They were probably thinking he had to be a white man. Then the genie got out of the bottle and there was no getting him back. That explains the ridiculous “white Hispanic” description. They insisted on calling him a white man until it became so ridiculous that they had to change to a “Hispanic white man”. LOL


36 posted on 02/27/2013 7:16:59 PM PST by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: DustyMoment

Once they hear racist their minds shut down.


37 posted on 02/27/2013 7:21:22 PM PST by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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