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.READ MORE: Comedian Louie Anderson Dies At 68 After Battle With Cancer
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.READ MORE: VP Kamala Harris Visiting San Bernardino To Tout $600M In Wildfire Recovery Money For Calif.
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.MORE NEWS: Malibu's Leo Carrillo State Park Partially Reopens This Weekend; Pacific Coast Highway Down To 1 Lane In Ventura County To Repair Surf Erosion
In addition to calls for justice, the congregation signed a special book of prayers that will be sent to Trayvon’s parents.