The Trayvon Martin tragedy has affected all Americans; from parents concerned about the treatment of young black men in this country to teenagers who are standing up for their right to wear what they want and be able walk through any neighborhood holding a bag of candy and a bottle of ice tea.
We've seen the Instagram community show their support of the fallen 17-year-old, and Million Hoodie Marches continue to bring politically active teens together. Artists have also been weighing in. Philadelphia-based photographer Zoe Strauss wrote on her blog, "I am a small, white, 41 year old woman who wears a hoodie and jeans all the time. Could I be murdered by 'neighborhood watch' and have people question my outfit and say it was a factor in instigating someone to murder me?"
We've been particularly interested in the posters that have sprung up lately in support of Trayvon, because we see this as a great way to get a message out in an effective (and creative) way. The Baltimore Insider recently reported on a street artist by the moniker "Justin Nether" who is putting up wheat paste posters around the city, and we look forward to seeing what he'll do in the days to come.
In the meantime, check out our slideshow of our favorite posters below, and let us know if you've seen any great ones lately in the comments section. We'd love to know about them.