Friday, February 23, 2018
News Roundup

Trayvon Martin rally planned Friday night in downtown St. Pete

A rally and march in honor of Trayvon Martin is scheduled to take place Friday night in downtown St. Petersburg.

Organizers told police they plan to assemble about 5 p.m. at Vinoy Park. Demonstrators will then march to City Hall at 6 p.m.

Organizers said the rally is about justice and will be a peaceful demonstration. They asked that people wear white and black clothing.

Other rallies, in honor on the slain teen and in protest of Florida's Stand Your Ground law are planned throughout the weekend in Tampa Bay.

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