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Justice for Trayvon march organizer: 'We will not be silent but will be peaceful'

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A file photo from the March 2012 rally at Finlay Park for Trayvon Martin. A file photo from the March 2012 rally at Finlay Park for Trayvon Martin.

The organizer of a march and rally Saturday morning in honor of Trayvon Martin says the demonstration will not be violent.

The event is scheduled for at 10:00 a.m. After a rally at the State House, there will be a march to the Matthew J. Perry Federal Court House to participate in the "Justice for Trayvon 100 City Vigil." 

Chris Sullivan, chairman of Building Communities & Families, will host the event. Sullivan co-chaired the "Day of Justice 1k Hoodie March in Honor of Trayvon Martin" last March at Finlay Park.

Organizers say they will ask those who participate to sign a petition to call on the Department of Justice to file charges against George Zimmerman.

"We will not be silent but will be peaceful," said Sullivan. "We do understand the sixth amendment of the United States Constitution but we also understand and value our first amendment right of the United States Constitution, which grants us the right "to peaceably to assemble, and to petition our government.'

Those who participate in the rally/march are asked to wear a "hoodie" as symbol of homage to Martin.

The group will be collecting school supplies and canned food items. 

An unarmed Martin was shot and killed by George Zimmerman in February 2012. On Saturday, a jury found Zimmerman not guilty.

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