America reacts to the Trayvon Martin verdict: 17 striking protest images

A roundup of images from a night of grief, outrage and solidarity

By Katie McDonough
July 15, 2013 5:28PM (UTC)
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Thousands of people around the country took to the streets Sunday night to express disbelief, grief and outrage following George Zimmerman's aquittal in the killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

A snapshot of the country's anger, sadness and solidarity in the wake of the verdict:


New York City

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Los Angeles

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Washington, DC


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Las Vegas

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San Francisco

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Katie McDonough is Salon's politics writer, focusing on gender, sexuality and reproductive justice. Follow her on Twitter @kmcdonovgh or email her at

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