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There were protests Saturday around the country over the not guilty verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman for the slaying of teenager Trayvon Martin in Florida.
Hundreds turned out in Oakland to remember the dead teenager and call for federal action in the case.
San Francisco Public Press Photo Editor Jason Winshell captured some key moments.
Oakland Mayor addresses a crowd at a Trayvon Martin rally in front of the Ronald V. Dellums Federal Building in Oakland. The rally, one in over 100 cities across the nation, coincided with a call from the Rev. Al Sharpton for a "National Day of Action." Sharpton urged crowds to march upon federal buildings and courthouses to demand justice in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. George Zimmerman was found not guilty of second-degree murder and manslaughter by a Florida jury on July 13. Photo by Jason Winshell/San Francisco Public Press.
The Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr. leads a crowd in a chant alongside Oakland Mayor Jean Quan at a Trayvon Martin rally at the Ronald V. Dellums Federal Building in Oakland on Saturday. Photo by Jason Winshell/San Francisco Public Press
A woman holds up a tribute to Trayvon Martin at a rally in Oakland on Saturday. Photo by Jason Winshell/San Francisco Public Press
A mural in downtown Oakland features the face of Trayvon Martin in a black hoodie. Photo by Jason Winshell/San Francisco Public Press.
Two women hold signs seeking justice for Trayvon Martin at a rally in front of the Ronald V. Dellums Federal Building in Oakland. Photo by Jason Winshell/San Francisco Public Press
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