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‘Justice for Trayvon’ rally held in Newark

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The People's Organization for Progress held a Justice for Trayvon Martin march and rally in Newark Saturday afternoon.

Saturday’s rally took place at the corner of Broad and Market Streets in downtown Newark and organizers want the U.S. Justice Department to launch an official investigation into the death of Trayvon Martin in order to bring civil rights violations charges against George Zimmerman.

Demonstrators also called for the end of Stand Your Ground laws in the United States and the enactment of laws against racial profiling.

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