Trayvon Martin vigil in Toledo set for Saturday
Fri, 19 Jul 2013 22:23:11 GMT —
t's been nearly a week since the not guilty verdict was handed down in the
George Zimmerman trial. Since then, protests and demonstrations have been held across the country. On Saturday, they come to Toledo.
prayer vigil will be held outside the common pleas court building on
Adams Street.Organizers say the point of vigil will be to pray for the Martin family, but also to press for unity and justice following the verdict.
, and the NAACP will be taking part in Saturday's vigil. This event will be open to the public when things begin.
Organizer Chris McBrayer
says the point of the vigil will be to address concerns with the verdict and helping people heal.
According to McBrayer, people who gather for the vigil will sing "Lift Every Voice and Sing." Afterwards, they will be speakers discussing the stand you ground law and what people in the community can do.
acebook page about the vigil has been set up
, you can find it by clicking on this link, https://www.facebook.com/#!/events/161025320750703/.