Ray Lewis was charged with double murder following a post Super Bowl party in Atlanta in 2000. A fight broke out between Lewis and his companions and another group of people after the Super Bowl, resulting in the stabbing deaths of Jacinth Baker and Richard Lollar. The charges for murder were later dismissed in a plea deal. No one ever served time for the murder of the two black Atlanta men. (AP)
Today Lewis marched for Trayvon Martin in Miami with Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson.
Local 10 reported:
Professional football players Ray Lewis and Santonio Holmes are joining civil rights leaders Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton at a rally in Sanford later Monday. Also joining the rally are comedian Sinbad and leaders from the Urban League and ACLU.
There have been rallies around the country as anger has spread over the shooting a month ago Monday.
Related… Form NAACP leader accuses Jackson and Sharpton of exploiting Trayvon.