ATLANTA – Hundreds of bikers joined the NAACP at the Georgia Capitol in downtown Atlanta for a rally honoring slain teenager Trayvon Martin.
Nearly 200 bikers from across metro Atlanta rode their motorcycles to the Capitol for the rally.
Two weeks ago, a jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the murder of Florida teen, Trayvon Martin.
Since then protesters have organized across the country, asking the Justice Department to file civil rights charges against Zimmerman.
Although the Atlanta demonstrators expressed outrage at Zimmerman’s acquittal, their message was one of peace.
“It’s about peace. It’s not about violence. Violence was done to us. We want to keep the peace,” said one of the bikers.
Pat Nesbitt and her husband were visiting Atlanta from Bermuda.
They told CBS Atlanta News that they heard about the rally and made it a point to bring their granddaughters.
“The oldest one was telling the youngest about the importance of Trayvon Martin,” said Nesbitt…
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