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Coming Together for Trayvon

On Saturday, Al Sharpton's National Action Network led peaceful demonstrations for Trayvon Martin in roughly 100 U.S. cities. In New York City, Trayvon's mother, Sybrina Fulton, vowed to continue work as an advocate against gun violence and reform of Florida's Stand Your Ground law, which allows citizens to use deadly force if they feel their life is threatened. Demonstrations for Trayvon have waged on since a jury found Trayvon's shooter, George Zimmerman, not guilty of second-degree murder just over a week ago. Keep reading for a look at how Americans, including Beyoncé and Jay Z, honored Trayvon's legacy. — Britt Middleton

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