The district held three groundbreaking ceremonies for a $13 million building and renovation project for schools across the district.
“I think in some ways it is an indictment of the judicial system,” Arrington Jr. said. “There is something there. I can’t put my finger on it. I don’t think this was justice.”
A host of people bearing signs urging for justice for Trayvon gathered at the park for the rally, which began at noon.
They helped resurface a basketball court, put down some mulch on the playground and did several painting projects around the park.
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Many gathered Monday in Kelly Ingram Park to celebrate the life of Trayvon Martin.
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More than two years after Central Church of Christ in Tuscaloosa was destroyed by a tornado on April 27th, 2011 in Tuscaloosa, the church cut the ribbon on a new building Sunday.
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George Zimmerman was found not guilty of second-degree murder in the fatal shooting last year of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin.
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William Bell has plans to make Birmingham safer if he’s reelected.