LOS ANGELES (CBS) — African American leaders and elected officials joined community members during Sunday church services in South Los Angeles to protest the killing of an unarmed Florida teenager.

First A.M.E Pastor John J. Hunter and his wife wore hoodies to symbolize their outrage for the shooting of the 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

They’re angry the man who shot Trayvon is still free.

Speaking at the Church, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), says the case shows racial injustice must end in America.

In addition to calls for justice, the congregation signed a special book of prayers that will be sent to Trayvon’s parents.

Comments (8)
  1. marc says:

    what part of he was going for the guys gun do they not get? and what do they not get about the fact there was witness to it that say the security guy was justifed?

    1. Voice of Reason says:

      The sub 85 IQ species is unable to rationalize or analyze facts.

    2. Whiskey Tango says:

      No way he will get a fair trial. The people on the jury will convict because they don’t wan the mudflaps to riot and cry unfair. He’s innocent. Where is Jesse and Al when a white or hispanic boy or girl are murdered by a mudflap?

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