TAMPA, Fla.- About a thousandpeople gatheredat the 34th Street Church of God in Tampa Tuesday eveningin a show of support for Trayvon Martin, the teenager shot and killed one month ago by a neighborhood watch volunteer.
Many peoplestood in theaisles to listen to the speakers.
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The rally was organized by Tampa City Councilman Frank Reddick.
Former Buc's player Jimmie Giles spoke to the crowd, along with Otis Anthony of WMNF 88.5, and Dr. Carolyn Collins, who is the president of the Hillsborough County Branch of the NAACP.
Reverend Charles McKenzie on the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition told the crowd, "We've got to transform this moment into a movement. This time we can't just go back to our churches and our synagogues, and our mosques and jump and holler and scream because the Bible is right. Faith without works is dead."
Trayvon Martin's family from the Tampa Bay Area satin the front row of the church. Carol Williams thanked the crowd for their support and said, "We know that justice will prevail." Someone from the crowd yelled "We love you!" Trayvon's mother and fatherdid notattend.
The crowd stood together and held hands to sing "We Shall Overcome."
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