Trayvon Martin: Reflection and Reaction
Trayvon Martin: Reflection and Reaction

  Resources for reflection: Poem by former United States Poet Laureate Rita Dove, Trayvon, Redux on The Root. Grieving for Trayvon All Over Again by Taquiena Boston on Standing On the Side of Love. Trayvon and George: A Tale of Two Americas from emergent church leader Brian McLaren on the Sojourner blog. The Zimmerman Acquittal: America’s Racist God by Anthea Butler on the Religion Dispatches blog. Prayer, Anger and Protests Greet Verdict in Florida Case from the New York Times.  Ministers Advocate 'Peace, Calm and Dignity' in Reaction to Zimmerman Acquittal from the Chicago Tribune. George Zimmerman Acquittal: How Are You Coping With The Outcome? from Black Voices Page of  the Huffington Post. Faith Leaders Vow Action In Wake Of Trayvon Martin’s Killing from the National Memo.   Resources to take action: Petition the Department of Justice to pursue George Zimmerman for violating Trayvon Martin's Civil Rights from the NAACP. SIGN THE PETITION: Open a Civil Rights Case Against George Zimmerman from Move On.org. Justice for Trayvon Martin Actions  from the Peoples Power Assemblies. Honor Trayvon Martin: Build the movement for justice on Color of Change.org "Justice for Trayvon" National Day of Action Vigils on July 20, 2013 in 100 Cities from the National Action Network. LGBT Rights Organizations Issue Open Letter: Trayvon Deserves Justice, from the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force.                

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