Dozens gather in downtown Milw. for Trayvon Martin rally

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MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Public outcry following last week’s verdict in the George Zimmerman trial continues closer to home as rallies are held in Milwaukee and surrounding areas.

“Justice for Trayvon would be to look at the case again, taking a different perspective,” said volunteer Gerardo Alvarado.

Those who disagree with the not guilty verdict are circulating petitions in front of the federal courthouse in downtown Milwaukee hoping for a civil suit to be filed in the case.

“What we’re really trying to do is get the Department of Justice to file civil rights charges against Zimmerman,” explained another voluneer.

14-year-old Rafael Diez hopes the youth of Milwaukee never forget what happened to Trayvon Martin. Diez organized a sign-making gathering at Arrow Park with the Youth Empowered in the Struggle group.

“We’re willing to spend out Saturday and summertime to be a part of something that is bigger…

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