Middle Collegiate Church

Trayvon Martin supporters march through the streets of Manhattan blocking traffic after a rally for Martin in Union Square on July 14, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Attorney General Holder Calls Martin Killing An ‘Unnecessary Shooting’

In his first comments since the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the Martin case, the attorney general said that Martin’s parents have suffered a pain that no parent should have to endure.

07/15/2013

Zimmerman Protest

Zimmerman Found Not Guilty: New Yorkers Take To The Streets

Strong reaction has erupted in New York and across the country after a jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

07/14/2013

Church tribute for Trayvon Martin (credit: CBS 2)

NY Church Members Wear Hoodies In Memory Of Trayvon Martin

Wearing hoodies in honor of the Florida teen, hundreds at the Middle Collegiate Church in the East Village voiced their concern and anger. Many said they believe it may have been racially motivated.

03/25/2012

Trayvon Martin (credit: Handout via CBS 2)

Sharpton Promises Protests Over Shooting Of Fla. Teenager Trayvon Martin

Rev. Al Sharpton says organizers would hold a series of nonviolent protests calling for the arrest of the crime watch volunteer who confronted the unarmed black teenager because he thought he looked “suspicious,” and then shot him.

03/24/2012