The Trayvon Martin tragedy has become a prominent national news story, and the Miami Heat expressed their solidarity for the slain teenager by taking the above photo with their hoods up and heads bowed, which LeBron James shared Friday on Twitter.
Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old high school student was found dead on Feb. 26 in Sanford, Fla. Martin was shot and killed by George Zimmerman, 28, a neighborhood watch captain in Sanford who claims shot Martin in self-defense. Police found no weapons on Martin’s body just an iced tea and a pack of Skittles. Martin was reportedly wearing a hooded sweatshirt, with the hood up, at the time of his shooting.
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