Thursday 27 November 2014

Candelight vigils held for Trayvon Martin

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 Aaliyah Wright, 9, participates in a candle lit vigil for Trayvon Martin, the teenager who was shot and killed in Florida last year, on July 15, 2013 in New York City. Protests, marches and vigils have been held since Saturday, when George Zimmerman, who shot Martin, was acquited of all charges brought against him. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
 Aaliyah Wright, 9, participates in a candle lit vigil for Trayvon Martin, the teenager who was shot and killed in Florida last year, on July 15, 2013 in New York City. Protests, marches and vigils have been held since Saturday, when George Zimmerman, who shot Martin, was acquited of all charges brought against him. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
 Candida Feliz participates in a candle lit vigil for Trayvon Martin, the teenager who was shot and killed in Florida last year, on July 15, 2013 in New York City. Protests, marches and vigils have been held since Saturday, when George Zimmerman, who shot Martin, was acquited of all charges brought against him. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
 A man holds his son while participating in a candle lit vigil for Trayvon Martin, the teenager who was shot and killed in Florida last year, on July 15, 2013 in New York City. Protests, marches and vigils have been held since Saturday, when George Zimmerman, who shot Martin, was acquited of all charges brought against him. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
 Leon McCutchin participates in a candle lit vigil for Trayvon Martin, the teenager who was shot and killed in Florida last year, on July 15, 2013 in New York City. Protests, marches and vigils have been held since Saturday, when George Zimmerman, who shot Martin, was acquited of all charges brought against him. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 15: Leon McCutchin participates in a candle lit vigil for Trayvon Martin, the teenager who was shot and killed in Florida last year, on July 15, 2013 in New York City. Protests, marches and vigils have been held since Saturday, when George Zimmerman, who shot Martin, was acquited of all charges brought against him. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
 Fitsum Mulatu (L) and his son, Zelalem Mulatu, 3, participate in a candle lit vigil for Trayvon Martin, the teenager who was shot and killed in Florida last year, on July 15, 2013 in New York City. Protests, marches and vigils have been held since Saturday, when George Zimmerman, who shot Martin, was acquited of all charges brought against him. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
 A woman participates in a candle lit vigil for Trayvon Martin, the teenager who was shot and killed in Florida last year, on July 15, 2013 in New York City. Protests, marches and vigils have been held since Saturday, when George Zimmerman, who shot Martin, was acquited of all charges brought against him. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 15: People hold up candles while participating in a candle lit vigil for Trayvon Martin, the teenager who was shot and killed in Florida last year, on July 15, 2013 in New York City. Protests, marches and vigils have been held since Saturday, when George Zimmerman, who shot Martin, was acquited of all charges brought against him. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
 A man and woman light candles while participating in a candle lit vigil for Trayvon Martin, the teenager who was shot and killed in Florida last year, on July 15, 2013 in New York City. Protests, marches and vigils have been held since Saturday, when George Zimmerman, who shot Martin, was acquited of all charges brought against him. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
 Alicia Barksdale speaks during a candle lit vigil for Trayvon Martin, the teenager who was shot and killed in Florida last year, on July 15, 2013 in New York City. Protests, marches and vigils have been held since Saturday, when George Zimmerman, who shot Martin, was acquited of all charges brought against him; Barksdale also organized this vigil. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
 Alicia Barksdale speaks during a candle lit vigil for Trayvon Martin, the teenager who was shot and killed in Florida last year, on July 15, 2013 in New York City. Protests, marches and vigils have been held since Saturday, when George Zimmerman, who shot Martin, was acquited of all charges brought against him; Barksdale also organized this vigil. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
People hold placards and shout slogans during a rally in Los Angeles in the aftermath of George Zimmerman's acquittal in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, on July 15, 2013 in California, where local civil rights activists and other leaders urged participants to remain peaceful as they express frustration with the trial's outcome. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
 Los Angeles Police Department officers in riot gear detain a man after disturbances in the streets around Leimert Park following a prayer vigil protesting the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin on July 16, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. On July 13, a jury in Sanford, Florida found Zimmerman not-guilty in the murder of 17-year-old Martin. Since the verdict was announced thousands across the nation have protested the outcome of the case. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 16: Los Angeles Police Department officers in riot gear patrol the streetsaround Leimert Park following a prayer vigil against the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin on July 16, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. About 150 people separated themselves from the prayer rally and marched on the streets breaking windows of business and setting small fires. Police arrested 13 people. On July 13, a jury in Sanford, Florida found Zimmerman not-guilty in the murder of 17-year-old Martin. Since the verdict was announced thousands across the nation have protested the outcome of the case. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
 Los Angeles Police Department officers in riot gear look at protestors in the streets around Leimert Park following a prayer vigil against the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin on July 16, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 16: Los Angeles Police Department officers in riot gear look at protestors in the streets around Leimert Park following a prayer vigil against the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin on July 16, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. About 150 people separated themselves from the prayer rally and marched on the streets breaking windows of business and setting small fires. Police arrested 13 people. On July 13, a jury in Sanford, Florida found Zimmerman not-guilty in the murder of 17-year-old Martin. Since the verdict was announced thousands across the nation have protested the outcome of the case. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
 Los Angeles mayor Eric Grcetti (C) thanks Los Angeles Police Department officers in riot gear after putting down disturbances around Leimert Park following a prayer vigil against the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin on July 16, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
 Los Angeles Police Department officers in riot gear look at protestors in the streets around Leimert Park following a prayer vigil against the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin on July 16, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. About 150 people separated themselves from the prayer rally and marched on the streets breaking windows of business and setting small fires. Police arrested 13 people. On July 13, a jury in Sanford, Florida found Zimmerman not-guilty in the murder of 17-year-old Martin. Since the verdict was announced thousands across the nation have protested the outcome of the case. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Demonstrators hold placards and shout slogans while marching in Los Angeles in the aftermath of George Zimmerman's acquittal in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, on July 15, 2013 in California, where local civil rights activists and other leaders urged participants to remain peaceful as they express frustration with the trial's outcome. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
Vendors sell t-shirts as people gathered in Los Angeles in the aftermath of George Zimmerman's acquittal in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, on July 15, 2013 in California, where local civil rights activists and other leaders urged participants to remain peaceful as they express frustration with the trial's outcome. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
Demonstrators hold placards and shout slogans while marching in Los Angeles in the aftermath of George Zimmerman's acquittal in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, on July 15, 2013 in California, where local civil rights activists and other leaders urged participants to remain peaceful as they express frustration with the trial's outcome. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
Demonstrators hold placards and shout slogans while marching in Los Angeles in the aftermath of George Zimmerman's acquittal in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, on July 15, 2013 in California, where local civil rights activists and other leaders urged participants to remain peaceful as they express frustration with the trial's outcome. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
Activists rally in Chicago's South Side for Trayvon Martin in addition to ending gun violence in their own city July 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. On Saturday, a jury in Sanford, Florida found Zimmerman not-guilty in the murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Since the verdict was announced thousands across the nation have protested the outcome of the case. (Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)
Demonstrators hold placards and shout slogans while marching in Los Angeles in the aftermath of George Zimmerman's acquittal in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, on July 15, 2013 in California, where local civil rights activists and other leaders urged participants to remain peaceful as they express frustration with the trial's outcome. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
Activists rally in Chicago's South Side for Trayvon Martin in addition to ending gun violence in their own city July 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. On Saturday, a jury in Sanford, Florida found Zimmerman not-guilty in the murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Since the verdict was announced thousands across the nation have protested the outcome of the case. (Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)
A man wears a single bullet around his neck over his Trayvon t-shirt as people hold placards and shout slogans during a rally in Los Angeles in the aftermath of George Zimmerman's acquittal in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, on July 15, 2013 in California, where local civil rights activists and other leaders urged participants to remain peaceful as they express frustration with the trial's outcome. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

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