ATLANTA -- Supporters of Trayvon Martin will rally in Atlanta Monday, exactly one month after the17-year-old was killedjust footsteps from hisSanford, Florida home.
Students from Clark Atlanta University, Spelman College,Morehouse College and John MarshallLaw Schoolwill join the Georgia NAACP and Concerned Black Clergy of Atlantato rally on the steps of the state capitol at 5:30 p.m.
"We don't want Sanford, Florida to become Sandy Springs, Georgia," said community activist Rev. Markel Hutchins. "Where there is no justice in Georgia, there will be no peace."
Martin was wearing a hoodie when he was shot by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman. He was unarmed, carrying only a packet of Skittles and can of iced tea.
Organizers of Monday's rally are urging Atlantans to wear hoodies and carry bags of Skittles in Martin's memory.
The group is also calling for a change to Georgia's "Stand Your Ground" law, which allowsthe use deadly force as self-protection if youfearyour life is in danger.
Florida has a similar law. Zimmerman claims he shot Martin in self-defense and has not been arrested. However, the FBI, Justice Department and state of Florida are now investigating the killing.