The parents of the unarmed black Florida teenager gunned down three weeks ago by an overzealous neighborhood watchman joined a “million hoodie” march in New York City’s Union Square tonight, demanding the shooter’s arrest.
“Our son is your son,” Trayvon Martin’s mom Sybrina Fulton told a big crowd. “This is not a black and white thing. This is a right and wrong thing.” The protesters burst into a chant of “Justice for Trayvon!” “My heart is in pain. But seeing the support from all of you, really makes a difference,” she said.
The devasted mother said,“He’s a fun-loving guy. He likes to be with his family and his friends,” Fulton said on MSNBC, unable to use the past tense about her boy. For more on the story, check out [HuffPost]