Zimmerman Verdict: Protests Begin in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington
More than 100 gather in L.A.'s Leimert Park Plaza, a crowd marches down S.F.'s Mission Street and 300 converge on D.C.'s Adams Morgan after the Florida jury's controversial decision.
A Florida jury's not guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman trial sent protesters to the streets in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.
More than 100 Los Angeles residents went to Leimert Park Plaza in protest, captured by Kacey Montoya, a reporter for Tribune-owned local station KTLA:
— Kacey Montoya (@kaceymontoya) July 14, 2013
— Vivian Ho (@VivianHo) July 14,
And in Washington, D.C., WNEW reporter Cameron Thompson tweeted as he followed a crowd of protesters through the Adams Morgan section of the city.
Trayvon Martin March on the move again. People leaving the clubs to join in. Easily over 300 people now pic.twitter.com/Zk9RGnYOHi
— Cameron Thompson (@CamThompsonWNEW) July 14,
Earlier Saturday, civil rights leaders in L.A. announced the creation of a hotline so residents can report potential violence spots.
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