July 15, 2013
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Protesters in Boston chanted "No justice, no peace" as they demonstrated against the acquittal of George Zimmerman.
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Zimmerman was found not guilty on Saturday in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla.
Sadiq Ervin, 15, of Mattapan held a can of tea and a bag of Skittles on the steps of the Ruggles Station.
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Boston was one of many cities where rallies, sermons, and prayers were held on Sunday in reaction to the verdict.
The youth choir at Boston's Twelfth Baptist Church sang during a service that included comments on the case.
"This hoodie today is my robe, because I am that little black boy," said minister Willie Bodrick II.
Rudell Peeler listened to Bodrick's sermon, "Made For A Mission."
A protest by the Occupy movement was held in Dudley Square in the evening.
People of all races and ages gathered peacefully to show support for the teen's family.
Cathy Guild, 47, of Roxbury held a sign and wore a hoodie in Martin's memory.
About 1,000 protesters marched past the Boston Police Headquarters.
Pam Bailey addressed the crowd, saying "I am Sybrina," referring to Martin's mother.
Mary Miratrix of Somerville said she came to the protest out of "grief."