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Monday, July 22, 2013

PHOTOS: Trayvon Martin protests

Omega Jackson, 50, reacts to a speaker during Saturdays rally.
  • Alyssa Pointer
  • Omega Jackson, 50, reacts to a speaker during Saturday's rally.

On Saturday, another Trayvon Martin rally was held in downtown Atlanta, this one brought thousands of people to the Richard B. Russell Federal Building on Spring Street. Vietnam veteran Freamon Dixson, waved an upside down American flag during the rally. "The country is in distress," Dixson said.

Saturday's rally capped a week of protests, rallies, and prayer vigils that took place throughout Atlanta last week, following the George Zimmerman verdict in which Zimmerman was found not guilty of murdering Trayvon Martin.

Check out more photos from Saturday's prayer vigil and rally and all our photographs from the week of protests in Atlanta against the Zimmerman verdict.

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