TKC EXCLUSIVE AND BREAKING NEWS!!! FIRST PIX FROM KANSAS CITY '100 CITIES - JUSTICE FOR TRAYVON RALLY' TODAY AT THE DOWNTOWN FEDERAL COURTHOUSE!!!
Today at noon HUNDREDS of Kansas City protestors stood in front of the Federal Courthouse in Downtown Kansas City as part of a nationwide 100 city "Justice For Trayvon" rally.
The march was organized by local activist and educator Ina P. Montgomery as part of an effort organized by Al Sharpton's National Action Network.
The rally was peaceful but included adamant demands of Federal Civil Rights charges against George Zimmerman for the shooting death of teenager Trayvon Martin along with a continued call to stop local homicides.
THANKS TO THE BEST AND MOST EXQUISITE TKC TIPSTERS FOR THESE FIRST IMAGES FROM THE SCENE OF TODAY'S "JUSTICE FOR TRAYVON" RALLY AT THE FED COURTHOUSE IN KANSAS CITY!!!
More deets from the Charles Evans Whittaker Courthouse . . .
KC Call journalist Eric Wesson spoke to the crowd regarding the realities of "stand your ground laws" and the aftermath of the case. His remarks earned thunderous applause. Mr. Wesson reminded the crowd: "The main thing is the main thing!"
Again, shouts of "No Justice, No Peace" rang out in Downtown Kansas City.
However, THE ABSOLUTE BEST TKC TIPSTERS report that there was not a single instance of violence at the rally.
Another shout from the crowd: "Let's make some noise, it's about our boys!"
The spirited rally advocating civil rights ended in prayer.
Further marches and "Justice for Trayvon" rallies are planned throughout the Summer in Kansas City.
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