(Sanford, FL) – Monday night, representatives from the NAACP addressed gave impassioned pleas for justice as part of a town hall meeting and rally in honor of Trayvon Martin. The town hall took place at the Sanford Civil Center as part of a special City Commission meeting to address Trayvon’s shooting last month.
“Trayvon’s family deserves answers, and his killer needs to be arrested,” stated Turner Clayton, President of the NAACP Seminole County Branch.
“Justice must prevail.”“I am a 17-year-old Black male in high school and, in this climate, I could be the next Trayvon Martin,” stated Brendien Mitchell, President of the Florida NAACP Youth & College Division. “We must bring an end to the attitudes and policies that allow an innocent Black teenage boy to be chased, shot and killed and his killer to remain free.”