Trayvon Martin protests in Atlanta
July 22, 2013
July 14, 2013 - Shortly after a Florida jury issued a "not guilty" verdict and George Zimmerman was declared a free man in the killing of Trayvon Martin, protests started in Atlanta. Beginning early Sunday morning and continuing throughout the afternoon and into the evening, protesters held rallies, marched through the streets, blocked intersections, and shouted their disappointment. Throughout the demonstrations, protesters were peaceful and no arrests were reported.
This gallery covers several rallies, protests, and prayer vigils that took place in the week following the verdict.
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July 14, 2013 - About 40 protesters marched down Auburn Avenue early Sunday morning in response to the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the Trayvon Martin murder case. Zimmerman was found not guilty by a Florida jury late Saturday night.
Jahar Taylor, dressed in a hoodie, holds a bottle of ice tea and skittles in tribute to Trayvon Martin at around 1:30 a.m. Sunday on Auburn Avenue, during the early morning march to protest the verdict.
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