Actor Jamie Foxx shows support at peace rally forTrayvon Martin - FOX 35 News Orlando

Actor Jamie Foxx shows support at peace rally forTrayvon Martin

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Saturday was a day of coming together and spreading peace in a rally in honor of Trayvon Martin in Miami.  The South Florida teen was shot and killed by George Zimmerman, a Central Florida man who was on neighborhood watch patrol when the shooting happened last year.

Zimmerman claimed it was self-defense. Martin's family said it was racial profiling.

Trayvon was 17-years-old when he was shot and killed Zimmerman in the Sanford neighborhood.  Had he survived, he would've celebrated his 18th birthday this year.

On Saturday, family, friends and supporters of Trayvon took the time to honor his birthday and remember him by walking for peace. "We just want to let people know, the community, the children, to know that they have a right to walk in peace. They have a right to walk without anybody following them. They have a right to walk without anybody causing any harm to them or killing them, Trayvon's mom, Sybrina Fulton said.

The rally was made up of dozens of people who walked wearing T-shirts with a picture of Trayvon on it, including Academy Award winning actor, Jamie Foxx.

George Zimmerman has a Stand Your Ground hearing set for April.  Zimmerman and his attorney recently filed a motion and had a court hearing to get his June trial pushed back, but the motion was denied.

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