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Rally For Trayvon Martin Planned For Mpls. Monday

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(credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

(credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A rally is planned for downtown Minneapolis to demand justice for Trayvon Martin, according to event organizers.

The rally will take place Monday at 6 p.m. on the Hennepin County Government Center Plaza, located on 5th Street and 4th Avenue South.

Event spokesman Mel Reeves said the rally has three demands: Civil rights prosecution of George Zimmerman, prosecution of the police officers who killed Terrance Franklin and decriminalization of youths of color.

The rally is organized by the Justice 4 Terrance Franklin Committee, Neighborhoods Organizing For Change, Save the Kids, Idle No More and others.

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