The First Annual Trayvon Martin Candlelight Vigil: A Desire for Justice
The NAACP Chapter of Vanderbilt University presents:
1st Annual Trayvon Martin Candlelight Vigil: A Desire for Justice
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 from 6-7 p.m.
Benton Chapel, Vanderbilt University
On February 26, 2012, the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, an 18 year old African American male in a hoodie holding candy and soda, occurred in Sanford, Florida as his life was taken by George Zimmerman, a 28 year old multiracial Hispanic American. A year since the traumatic homicide, we honor the life of Trayvon Martin, raise awareness for nonviolence in our communities, and take a close look into the current status of the “Stand your ground” case.
*Please wear Vanderbilt hoodies to represent Trayvon Martin’s legacy*
Co-sponsors: Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center, The Office of Religious Life, Black Student Alliance, Voices of Praise