Trayvon Martin Rally with Empowerment Movement will begin at 4 p.m.Â
African American Clergy and Civil Rights Leaders from around the country, Rev. Jesse Jackson, the NAACP, Central Florida Urban League, AME Ministerial Alliance, Students from Howard University, Bethune Cookman University, Florida A&M University, Morehouse College, Spelman College, University of Central Florida, the African American Student Union, National Pan-Hallenic Council, as well as concern citizens and the community will join Rev. Dr. Jamal Bryant of the Empowerment Movement to Rally against the injustice of Trayvon Martin.
The rally will begin at 4:00pm on March 26, 2012 at Centennial Park located at 400 Park Ave in Sanford, Florida and they will march to Sanford Civic Center (300 North Park Ave) where the City Commission will be held, a month after the victim was slain. SybrinaÂ Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin will speak, immediately following the rally at the Sanford City Council Meeting at 5p.m. The rally is being led by Pastor Jamal Bryant of the Empowerment Movement with support from local and national African American Clergy, Civil Rights organizations and leaders and the community. Â Protesters are asked to bring their voice and a bag of skittles in honor of Trayvon.
Rev.Â Dr. Jamal Bryant, the pastor of Empowerment Temple and President of the Empowerment Movement, vowed to “Shut down Florida” at a rally last week in Florida to demand justice for slain Miami-Dade teen Trayvon Martin.Â The organization is asking everyone to come out to rally in support of the Martin family.
The Empowerment Movement, is a faith based coalition of African American Clergy with initiatives that will bring together leaders of the faith based community of all denominations, designed to move the African American Community forward in social justice, politics, education and economics with the use of Christian principles. The organization’s involvement in the case is to rally for justice for Trayvon Martin and his family and other victims.Â
In addition, the Empowerment Movement has taken on a massive undertaking, with a goal to register one million voters on one day, Easter, April 8, 2012, by challenging every black church in the United States to register 20 people on that day. For more information visit:Â Â www.Empowermentmovement.orgÂ Â
Dr. Bryant is a pastor with a global mission, which is to Empower the World Through the Word. He has the fastest growing church in the A.M.E. denomination. This new millennium minister is an impassioned social activist, community developer, and cultural philanthropist; an author, motivational speaker, and TV and radio personality. Â www.facebook.com/jamalbryantÂ Â / Â twitter.com/jamalhbryant.Â