Charlotte rally for Trayvon Martin

Black Lives Matter die-in protest in Davidson
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More than 125 Davidson College students and some faculty members staged a ‘die-in’ protest Saturday night, lying down in the middle of Main Street during the Christmas in Davidson festival. Our news partner DavidsonNews.net reports the students were calling for justice in recent incidents of violence and alleged police brutality against black people.

Michael Tomsic

In uptown Charlotte Sunday night, several hundred people gathered to express grief and anger over the acquittal of George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer in Florida who fatally shot teenager Trayvon Martin.