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uta campus there where there is activity through the hrday as well. robbie owens is corovering that part of the story for us. robbie? >> reporter: it' s no the just that the students here are calling for justice for trayvon martin, but how they're doing it. they're wearing the hooded jackets like the one the team wore. daring society to confronty the uncomfortable notion that some young men are being cast as criminals si mply albecause of what they wear. >> we are trayvon! we are trayvon. >> as you march, i want to anyou ask yourself do i look suspicious? it happened to trayvon. it can happen to you. t>> reporter: on the
ut arlington campus and across much of the nation, emotions are still running high. >> andy haven't seen african- americans this upset in a long time. >> reporter: the outrage shows no sign of slowing down and thwney dawned hood as the teen wore in a show of solidarity. >> if i had have my hoodi o? am i going to die amtoday or tomorrow? we're not one nation e onwhere we can let a a child die over a e hoody and skittlesho and ana man walks free. >> reporter: marchers were encouraged to sign an online petion demanding the arrest of george zipperman, the neighborhood watch captain who told police he suspewed -- persued the unarmed teen because he looked suspicious. >> this is not just about trayvon. >> reporter: this
uta profes: sor sosaid it's a common problem for young men of color and he should know. >> we were surrounded by police officers on a college -- college campus. co apparently we fit the description of a group of young males that had robbed the school and we were wearing shirts and ties. many people say this trayvon martin issue is about the way people dress. clearly it's not just about the way they dress but the color of our skin. >> this young man's life was taken n way too soon. we weall hope justice will prevailll. >> reporter: many of theor speakers eaacknowledge that trayvon martin 's story 'sis not the first of fatal injustit ce and won't be n'the last. for lasome reason, it's done more thnean strike a nerve across the nation and that it's been like striking a match on dry grass. on live on the campus usof ut arlingto robbie owens, cbs 11 news. >>.