Trayvon Martin protests pop up nationwide after Zimmerman’s not guilty verdict

protest, white house close by 14thA colorful sea of protest marches, spontaneous rallies and at least one riot popped off in major cities across the country in the aftermath of the George Zimmerman “not guilty” verdict by six women in Sanford, Fla.

Many people of different ethnicities took to the streets to vent their frustration, express their shock at the trial’s outcome and to attempt to inspire citizens to take a more active role in their communities and their country in light of the Zimmerman outcome.

A CNN poll stated that the country was practically split down the middle in terms of those who believed and disbelieved that Zimmerman acted in self defense in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin inside a gated community in Seminole County, Fla.

Thousands of people staged impromptu rallies to let the Sanford jury know just what they thought about their decision to free Zimmerman.

Take a look:

Terry Shropshire
Terry Shropshire

A military veteran and Buckeye State native, I've written for the likes of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta Business Chronicle and the Detroit Free Press. I'm a lover of words, photography, books, travel, animals and The Ohio State Buckeyes. #GoBucks



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