Martin Family's Legal Team Speaks Out

"We need people to stay engaged -- especially young people," attorney says.

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NJ: We need people to stay engaged -- especially young people. And the great thing about this movement is that it has drawn supporters of every race, ethnicity and age group. Justice for Trayvon isn't just about the African-American community. Remember, it was a white blogger who first brought attention to this case, before anyone in the national media even knew. That's the momentum we must continue to get federal charges brought and, prayerfully, a conviction.

Take to social media. Get on Twitter and Facebook. Blog about it. Get your friends involved. We're disappointed with this decision, but we know in our hearts that the arc of the moral universe bends towards justice. And it will bend for Trayvon.

Edward Wyckoff Williams is a contributing editor at The Root. He is a columnist and political analyst, appearing on Al-Jazeera, MSNBC, ABC, CBS Washington, Arise America and national syndicated radio. Follow him on Twitter and Facebook.

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