One year after a Florida man was acquitted of killing teen Trayvon Martin, Martin’s family participated in a rally to raise awareness about racial profiling.
Martin’s parents led the rally and march in Los Angeles. NBA star Kobe Bryant was among the participants.
A jury found neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman not guilty of killing of the 17-year-old due in part to Florida’s stand your ground law.
It allows someone to use justifiable force in self-defense.
Trayvon Martin was unarmed.