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URI students to protest killing of Trayvon Martin today at noon

Media Contact: Todd McLeish, 401-874-7892

March 30, 2012


Media Advisory


URI students to protest killing of Trayvon Martin today at noon

WHO: University of Rhode Island students

WHAT: A protest and moment of silence in honor of Trayvon Martin, the Florida teen killed this month in Sanford, Fla. Participants in the protest have been encouraged to wear a hooded sweatshirt in solidarity. The event is organized by three URI student groups: Uhuru Sasa, Brothers On A New Direction, and the Student Association for the Advancement of Haitian People.

WHEN: Friday, March 30 at noon.

WHERE: The URI Quadrangle, off Upper College Road, Kingston, R.I.

CONTACT: For additional information, contact Todd McLeish at 401-874-7892.