A peaceful rally occurred Sunday night in downtown St Louis to protest the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial and to remember Trayvon Martin.

Several hundred people gathered in front of the city jail and then marched north up Tucker Blvd.

Missouri State Senator Jamilah Nasheed was among the speakers.

The racially mixed crowd had to endure a downpour that came on suddenly.

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St Louis (KMOX) A rally and march is underway right now in downtown St Louis to honor Trayvon Martin.

A crowd of several hundred people is marching north on Tucker Blvd. St Louis Police are leading the way and there is a large police presence downtown right now.

No word on who organized the event.


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