Trayvon Martin Case: Teens Protest

Thousands of Florida high school students march to demonstrate support.
3:19 | 03/23/12

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Something extraordinary happened across the country today one month after a young man named -- -- on Martin was shot by a man on a neighborhood crime watch. -- have gone out to buy candy wearing a hooded sweatshirt and all day long. Thousands and thousands of people have been posting pictures of themselves wearing -- a father and his son. Children and adults standing united. And -- classroom filled with students. More of them gathering outside. Holding signs saying. Do we looked suspicious. In -- hometown LeBron James and the Miami Heat standing in solidarity and then the president himself. In the White House Rose Garden was asked about the shooting and his answer was a personal -- I can only imagine what these parents are going through. And when I think about. This board. I think about my own -- But my main messages it is to the parents -- -- on Martin. You know -- Sonny looked like -- Let's Begin now with ABC's Matt -- -- at the center of the story where there is news today about the shooter Matt. Good evening Diane tonight for the first time authorities here admitting they know how to reach George Zimmermann. He's the neighborhood crime watch captain who is this very spot shot dead Tre bun mart now Zimmerman it's become something of a ghost shutting down his social media in his -- Anything to avoid scrutiny but now. Thousands of teenagers across the country clamoring for his arrest. And for justice. -- Well from coast to coast thousands of high school students streaming out of schools today. Wearing forties now symbol of the trade bond market tragedy. The shooting of one unarmed black -- morphing into a debate about race and justice in America is currently from a heart. If that happens and it -- it could very well have been. In South Florida 25 schools emptied out. Students forming Martin's initials on the football field in New Jersey teachers handed out iced tea and Skittles. To mark was carrying when he was shot goal. -- -- -- On the steps of the capitol in Washington congressional staffers and online pictures faces. Black white young and old all of wearing -- in a massive show of support but on television -- Fox News host claiming it was the switcher. -- on target. I think there could be is as much responsible for trip on Martin's death as George Zimmermann was becoming provoked a firestorm. In Rivera later tweeted my own -- -- wrote to say he's ashamed of my position meanwhile still no sign of George Zimmermann. -- today Sanford officials revealed they do know how to contact him. We can get -- of what we -- not providing security. Yesterday the town's police chief resigned the Florida governor launched a high level probe into trade bonds -- and its troubled investigation. And -- is growing -- -- among public officials that failure to properly investigate this crime scene in the early hours after the shooting might hinder the case against George Zimmermann.

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