Florida Students Walk Out in Trayvon Protests

Hundreds take part in rallies
By Dustin Lushing,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 23, 2012 12:30 PM CDT
A photo of Trayvon Martin.   (AP Photo/Martin Family, File)
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(Newser) – Protests over the shooting of Trayvon Martin continued today as hundreds of students walked out of class at several South Florida high schools. At one, students formed the initials T and M on an athletic field, reports MSNBC. (Click the link to see video.)
"For the most part they are being organized and are being supported by the school family as an outpouring show of support," said a public school spokesperson. Click to read about President Obama's comments on the tragedy.

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