trayvon martin http://wmot.org en Tennessee NAACP Protests Martin Shooting http://wmot.org/post/tennessee-naacp-protests-martin-shooting <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP/WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp; The Tennessee&nbsp;chapter of the NAACP is ramping up protests across the state&nbsp;in response to the death of Trayvon Martin.</p><p>The unarmed 17-year-old black teenager was shot in Sanford, Florida, just over a month ago by a neighborhood watch captain who says he acted in self-defense.</p><p>Gloria Sweet-Love, president of the state NAACP, said protests are scheduled in several cities around the state, including a protest Wednesday&nbsp;in Memphis.</p> Wed, 28 Mar 2012 16:04:59 +0000 AP/WMOT 9091 at http://wmot.org