VIRGINIA BEACH--The people who organized a rally and vigil at Mt. Trashmore say this is only the beginning.
They believe Trayvon Martin didn't die from the hands of a man defending himself. They believe the teenager was a murder victim.
'This basically says we will not forget Trayvon Martin's spirit is going to live on' says Lakeesha Atkinson, 'and that we can come together as a people on a positive note.'
People from different backgrounds and cultures felt obligated to be at Mt. Trashmore.
Melissa Bennett is a mom who felt challenged to tell her young son what happened in Sanford, Florida.
'My 8-year old', she said, 'he's with me today and he's out here and he's like he shouldn't have died so he's been watching and keeping up with it too and he's very upset... and he's like why didn't he go to jail and he doesn't understand and I'm trying to explain to him...'
'Coming from a family I have two younger brothers and I'm afraid for them,' said Jamillah Banks, 'I'm afraid for what will become if they are walking home and someone decides to take the law into their own hands.'
So they marched and they promised Trayvon Martin's death will motivate them and others to fight back. Their weapon would be the ballot box.
'If we vote for the sheriff, the mayor we vote our city and state laws,' said Rickey Rouse, Jr. ' then we'll be able to have things in effect that will protect us as a society.'
Saturday, July 20, is being called the Justice For Trayvon National Day of Action. Protests are being organized at federal courthouses in 100 cities, including Norfolk.