We are ALL Trayvon Martin
By now you have heard the tragic story about 17 year old Trayvon Martin, who was shot dead while walking home. If not, see the story here:
Trayvon Martin, an unarmed African-American teenager, was shot and killed in a gated community in Florida late last month by a white neighborhood watch captain, according to police. But the watch captain, George Zimmerman — a 28-year-old who has admitted to police that he shot the young man — still walks free. And Martin’s family is pleading for answers and demanding justice. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/08/family-of-trayvon-martin-_n_1332756.html
People all over the globe are outraged, myself included. If you are in the NYC area, tonight, please support this call for justice.
1. WEAR YOUR HOODIE ON WEDNESDAY 3/21 and upload a pic to Twitter, Facebook or Instagram with the hashtag #millionhoodies.
2. SIGN THE CHANGE.ORG PETITION – started by Trayvon’s parents. Currently at 530,000 signatures, we can move the needle to 1 million this week!
3. JOIN US IN NYC – Throw on your hoodies and come gather in Union Square to show your support for justice for Trayvon Martin!
A black person in a hoodie isn’t automatically “suspicious”. Let’s put an end to racial profiling!
*Wednesday, March 21st is the UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
Location: Union Square
Address: 14th Street and 5th Avenue, New York, NY
How do I get there? Click here.
Weather Forecast: 54°F, 20% chance of rain
Crowd: Justice Seekers
Dress Code: Hoodies
More Information: facebook.com/events/347784265268106
GENESE JAMILAH on Mar 20, 2012 • 8:49 pm idontdoclubs.com