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					Two Million for #Trayvon                                                                                                                                      MARCH
                                                                                                                                                                                         Obama speaks out

                        After 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was
                                                                                                                                                             23                          about Trayvon Martin case,
                                                                                                                                                                                         calls it a “national tragedy”
                                                                                                   2,500,000
                        shot and killed on February 26th 2012,                                                                                                                   Miami Heat don hoodies in
                                                                                                                                                                                 support of national outcry
                        his parents launched a petition on
                        Change.org demanding justice.
                                                                                                   2,000,000
                                                                                                                                                                                                       2 million
                                                                                                                                                                                                       signatures



1,500,000                                                                                                                                                                                      MARCH

                                                                                 MARCH
                                                                                              Police release 911 tapes                                                                         26
                                                                                 16           which go viral on social media, telling story
                                                                                              of Trayvon’s fear of Zimmerman
                                                                                                                                                                                            Trayvon’s family delivers
1,000,000                                                                                                                              1 million
                                                                                                                                       signatures
                                                                                                                                                                                            two million petitions
                                                                                                                                                                                            to Sanford authorities
                                                    13
                                                          Florida State
                                                          Attorney takes
FEBRUARY


26
                                                          over investigation
            Trayvon Martin
            shot and killed
            by a volunteer neighborhood
            watch captain named George
            Zimmerman, in a gated Sanford,
                                                                                                                                                   MARCH


                                                                                                                                                  22
            Florida subdivision
                                                                                                     300,000
                                                                                                                                                                Police Chief steps down
                                                                                                     signatures                                                 “temporarily” after Sanford City Council vote
                                                                                                                                                                of no-confidence, public outcry

      MARCH
       2012
                                                                                             17                    19
                                                                                                                                                                Petition crosses one million
                                                                                                                                                                signatures as stars Cher and
              MARCH                                        MARCH


                8                                          14
                                                                                                                                                                John Legend lend support
                                                                                            #Trayvon              FBI and Dept. of
                                                                                            trends on             Justice announce
                                                                                            Twitter               investigations

            Parents launch                               Petition gains
                                                                                                                                        MARCH


                                                                                                                                       21
            Change.org petition                          100,000 signatures
            demanding justice for son, hold press        in part because major celebreties Talib
            conference calling for Zimmerman to          Kweli, Spike Lee and Mia Farrow urge
            be prosecuted                                their Twitter followers to sign
                                                                                                                                     March in New York
                                                                                                                                     sparks similar protests in cities

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  trayvon
                                                                                                                                     across the U.S.

				
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