Trayvon Martin’s parents to take part in verdict vigils in NYC and Miami tomorrow

Martin’s mother Sybrina will join Al Sharpton outside New York City Police headquarters. His father Tracy will attend an event in Miami.

The Westchester Peace and Action Coalition is holding a rally in front of the statue that embodies civil rights in White plains.

The Westchester Peace and Action Coalition is holding a rally in front of the statue that embodies civil rights in White plains. (7/19/13)

MAHATTAN - Trayvon Martin's parents are planning on taking part in separate vigils tomorrow in New York City and Miami.

Martin’s mother Sybrina will join Al Sharpton outside New York City Police headquarters. His father Tracy will attend an event in Miami.

The parents spoke out for the first time yesterday about George Zimmerman being found not guilty in the shooting death of their son. They say they were shocked at the jury's verdict.

The Justice Department is now investigating whether Zimmerman violated Martin's civil rights.

Vigils and rallies are planned in 100 cities tomorrow.
 

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