Trayvon Martin

Regional
2:00 pm
Sat July 20, 2013

Hundreds Rally for Justice in Downtown Milwaukee

Brooke Love wore a hoodie and carried skittles, to represent what was on Trayvon Martin, when he was shot to death in Florida.

People across the country took to the streets Saturday, in support of Trayvon Martin, and to urge federal officials to bring forth charges. Milwaukee was among more than 100 cities where people participated.

Around a thousand or so people gathered in front of the federal building downtown. While the catalyst was last week’s verdict in the George Zimmerman trial in Florida, it was clear the rally here was about more.

Brooke Love came dressed in a black hoodie and carried a bag of skittles.

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Politics & Government
1:03 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Black Community Leaders: Zimmerman Verdict Unsurprising

Two members of Milwaukee's black community say they aren't surprised by the Zimmerman verdict.
Credit Sal Falko/Flickr

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich speaks with Darryl Williams and Eric Von on the aftermath of the Zimmerman trial.

Two members of Milwaukee's African-American community say the George Zimmerman verdict has a stark takeaway for black male teens.

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