Trayvon Martin

4:40 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

Pittsburgh for Trayvon Group Delivers Demands to URA

Members of the group Pittsburgh for Trayvon read a "love letter" to Pittsburgh to the Urban Redevelopment Authority board.
Credit Deanna Garcia / 90.5 WESA

The group Pittsburgh for Trayvon has a list of demands it is giving city officials.

On Thursday the group surprised the Urban Redevelopment Authority at its monthly meeting.

Four members of Pittsburgh for Trayvon read a “love letter” to Pittsburgh to the board and gave them a list of their demands.

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4:52 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Protesters Gather With Demands Following Zimmerman Acquittal

Protesters rally inside the courtyard of the Allegheny County Courthouse Wednesday.
Credit Haldan Kirsch / 90.5 WESA

Protesters responding to the acquittal of George Zimmerman filled the courtyard of the Allegheny County  Courthouse Wednesday at noon.

Their shirts read “White Supremacy Acquitted Zimmerman,” and they held signs that said “Pittsburgh for Trayvon.”

Neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman was acquitted Saturday of murder and manslaughter of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla.

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