On Wednesday, African-American clergy from across Central Florida will come together to demand justice for Trayvon Martin. They will meet at Allen Chapel AME Church in Sanford at 12:30 p.m.
Sharpton also said he will visit Sanford to demand answers from investigators.
“The fact that a young unarmed man could be killed by a neighborhood watch captain while his family was blatantly misled by local police as to the background of the shooter is disturbing,” Sharpton said in a statement.
LISTEN: Roland Martin Talks With Ben Crump, Attorney For The Family Of Trayvon Martin About The 17-Year-Old’s Murder
Meanwhile, the State Attorney’s Office is now handling the case. The Sanford Police Department moved the case up to the State Attorney on Tuesday.
The family has turned to using a petition to urge officials to prosecute the neighborhood watch volunteer who shot him, George Zimmerman. So far more than 20,000 people across the country have signed the petition at change.org.
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