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Justice for Rekia Boyd: Who’s Rallying for Murdered Black Women?

(Source: Clutch)

After word of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin’s murder spread across social media, many rightly sprang into action to protest his slaying and hold local police accountable for their sloppy investigation. Since that fateful February night, thousands have rallied in his honor in hopes of urging Florida officials to fight for justice for Martin and his family. But lost in the marches, Facebook statuses, and hoodie pictures are scores of murdered black men and women who most will never know their names.

Last week, 22-year-old Rekia Boyd was shot and killed by an off-duty police officer in Chicago.

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