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    Posted March 25, 2012 by
    Trotfilms
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    New York, New York
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    This iReport is part of an assignment:
    One year since Trayvon Martin's death

    Trotfilms and 14 other iReporters contributed to Open Story: Trayvon Martin shooting
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    Hoodied church congregation gathers for Trayvon Martin

     

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     Trotfilms shot this video yesterday of Pastor Jacqui Lewis of New York City's Middle Collegiate Church giving an impassioned speech on the killing of Trayvon Martin. 'She was definitely emotional and fired up about it,' he said. 'The speech was pretty to-the-point, no holds barred.'
    - jmsaba, CNN iReport producer

    The weather was cool and gray as the congregation gathered in the Middle Collegiate Church for a special service that would speak to the slaying of Florida teen Trayvon Martin. On this day, the congregation wore hoodies in memory of Trayvon. Pastor Jacqui Lewis was full of emotion as she spoke to the congregates gathered in the historic Middle Collegiate Church building that dates back to 1892 located in New York's East Village. Prior to the service pastor Lewis speaks to the media outlining what she will be saying to the congregation that is made up of all types of people with a variety of faith experiences.

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