As a wave of civil disobedience to protest the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin mounted across the country, some 300 people marched in solidarity in Hollywood on Saturday.
Protesters rallied on Highland Avenue from Hollywood Boulevard south to Sunset and then back up.
They chanted "no justice, no peace," and "justice for Trayvon."
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Rally information was spread by social media.
The event took place at 11a.m. and was expected to go through the afternoon.
A 1 million hoodie march is slated for 6 p.m. Monday at Pershing Square in downtown Los Angeles.
Trayvon was wearing a hoodie when he was killed.
The Rev. Al Sharpton told supporters on Saturday that organizers would hold a series of nonviolent protests calling for the arrest of the crime watch volunteer who confronted the unarmed black teenager because he thought he looked "suspicious," and then shot him.
The alleged shooter, George Zimmerman, claimed he acted in self defense.
Sharpton says it is important for the country to show "sustained indignation" about the death.