March 29, 2012 12:00 AM
Many have called for the arrest of the shooter, 28-year-old George Zimmerman, saying the man would have been arrested had he been black and the victim white.
Zimmerman claimed he acted in self-defense after Martin pursued and attacked him. Zimmerman has not been charged.
Hempstead Mayor Wayne Hall, members of the village board of trustees and a local county legislator are expected to attend Saturday’s 1 p.m. rally in the parking lot outside Hempstead Village Hall.
Many of the speakers and attendees are expected to wear hooded sweat shirts to protest what they describe as racial stereotypes that have been used to justify the shooting.
On Wednesday, members of the New York City council gathered on the steps of City Hall Wednesday, with hoods up. They also carried bags of Skittles and cans of iced tea, as the unarmed 17-year-old was when he was shot dead "
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