LOS ANGELES (CBS) â 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: $150,000 Reward Offered For Information In Murder Of El Sereno Business Owner Reza Mousavi
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: Legendary Dodgers Broadcaster Jaime Jarrín To Retire After 2022 Season
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: Pasadena Implements COVID Vaccine Mandate For Bars, Large Outdoor Events
In addition to calls for justice, the congregation signed a special book of prayers that will be sent to Trayvon’s parents.