Mark Fredericks

5:21 am
Mon July 15, 2013

St. Louis Protesters Rally Against Zimmerman Acquittal

Democratic Mo. State Sen. Jamilah Nasheed (left) and John Chasnoff, program director at ACLU, Eastern Mo., lead a rally on Sunday, July 14.
Tim Lloyd St. Louis Public Radio

A mixture of sadness, resolve and, at times, anger permeated through a non-violent crowd that spilled from the steps in front of the St. Louis Justice Center into Tucker Ave. in front of City Hall.

The mood at the rally held in downtown St. Louis on Sunday night echoed through similar events in cities and towns across America, as people gathered to voice their disappointment over the acquittal of George Zimmerman for all charges in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin.

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