The civil rights activist Jesse Jackson spoke to worshippers at a church service in memory of the murdered American teenager Trayvon Martin. Churchgoers across the country wore hooded sweatshirts as a mark of respect for Trayvon.
The case of the shooting of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin may have shocked America, but it is not an isolated incident.
President Obama has said the killing of an unarmed black teenager by a neighbourhood watch officer is a 'tragedy.'
The parents of Trayvon Martin are demanding justice after the unarmed teenager was shot dead in Florida by a neighbourhood watch guard.