Skip to comments.Trayvon Martin protest: Students will march for 3 days
Posted on 04/06/2012 8:13:38 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
A coalition of college students will spend the next three days marching about 40 miles between Daytona Beach and Sanford to protest the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
The group, which calls itself the Dream Defenders, said the march is a "stand against racial profiling, institutional racism and the legacy of violence that continues to plague young people of color."
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And WHO are Bari Shamazz???
All the businesses on the route need to close up and beef up security because history has shown that black riots are the euphemism for looting.
Maybe they can get some plastic bags and do a civic deed while on the march by picking up trash along the roadway.
If these little diversity socialists are against racial profiling, they will have to condemn themselves. They are the racists of the post segregation era.
do a civic deed while on the march by picking up trash along the roadway.”””
THEY are the trash along the roadway.....
Will they all be looking thugly?
Truer words never spoken!
You wrote: “the Hispanic Democrat George Zimmerman was racist are good enough for these morons to march...”
For your records as a result of my tip of the iceberg research:
Let it be known that the “leader” of those “Dream Defender student” marchers is a 30 year old Hispanic (Cuban) who is one of Obama’s foot-soldier “community organizers” from way back with the nickname, “Lefty”:
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Gabriel Pendas is the first to admit that his path to political activism was anything but traditional..... Pendas earned his GED after being kicked out of two high schools and going to reform school.
He didn’t have any specific views about politics...[but] After securing admission to Florida State University through an Upward Bound program, Pendas quickly became involved... When looking for leaders, Pendas says, he doesn’t _just_ turn to the elected heads of organizations, but looks for non-traditional leaders like those setting trends in fashion or who know how to throw parties. “Some of the best leaders I found were club promoters,” he said. “They knew how to pull people and resources together.”
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The Famuan News
March draws supporters statewide
By Kendrah Mincey Copy Editor Published: Saturday, April 7, 2012 Updated: Saturday, April 7, 2012 10:04 Tamisha Hawkins
Friday, Florida A&M and Florida State students, along with those from other Florida schools, left for March for the Dream for Trayvon Martin.
The group, named the Dream Defenders, began the three-day march at Stocking Park in Daytona, Fla., at noon to Sanford, Fla., to preach for equality, an end to corrupt and unjust law enforcement and Trayvon Martin, according to the events press release.
The Dream Defenders consists of thousands of students from FAMU, FSU, Tallahassee Community College, the University of Florida, the University of Central Florida, Florida Memorial University, Bethune-Cookman University and Miami-Dade College.
The group started as a conference call organized by FAMU, FSU and TCC students and alumni, and nurtured the idea of young people working together to defend Martin Luther King Jr.s dream of racial equality.
This is our time to make history, said Antonio Hairston, a senior public relations student and a spokesperson for the Dream Defenders. We are marching not only for Trayvon Martin, but for unity within the races.
FAMU students met at Bragg Memorial Stadium Friday to board buses, completely sponsored by donations, to Sanford.
According to www.thedreamdefenders.com, the group was founded on the idea that students and young people must come together, casting aside petty differences and organizational affiliations, to build a true movement of the people. They consider themselves not an organization, but an idea that cannot be quelled or silenced.
The weekends activities include a prayer vigil, speak outs and action planning meetings, with participants marching several miles each day.
“Hopefully this march can make some kind of a difference,” said Kenneth Richardson, a fourth-year physical therapy student from Birmingham. “It’s great to see us as Americans stand together, despite race, to fight for justice.”
Seventeen-year-old Martin was fatally shot by George Zimmerman, 28, Feb. 26, and he has yet to be arrested after claiming self-defense.
Although there have not been any arrests in the case, Martin supporters believe that the lack of action is unacceptable.
“[Zimmerman] needs to be in jail,” said Lafayette Adams, a senior advertising student at the University of Florida. “Regardless of the story, he needs to be held responsible.”
Supporters can make donations to the Dream Defenders and find more information about the march and the weekends itinerary at www.thedreamdefenders.com. You can also visit groups Facebook page, facebook.com/dreamdefenders, and Twitter, @MarchForMartin. Please contact Terray Rollins at firstname.lastname@example.org Gabriel Pendas at email@example.com, or 786-899-8329 for other inquiries.
Gabriel M. Pendas
Florida State University
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This should add more fuel to the already hot-under-the-collar marchers.
Wow! Great job looking into these “concerned” protestors who just appeared out of the blue to march. I knew they were not “just students.” They organized way too quickly and they use the tactics of OWS and ACORN.
Leni, if you are on Twitter and go to keyword “Sanford” you will see all the latest posts about the protest, etc.. I keep that minimized on my taskbar and check it off and on.