Marching Band Spells 'Trayvon' During Halftime of College Football Game

NewsBusters reported Saturday that the trustee of the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, is trying to get an asteroid named after Trayvon Martin.

At roughly the same time Saturday, the Alabama State University marching band paid tribute to Martin during halftime festivities of a football game in Jackson, Mississippi, which included actually spelling "Trayvon":

The picture above was tweeted Saturday by Duer Sharp, the commissioner of the Southwestern Athletic Conference.

It appears Americans can't even go to a college football game anymore without having politics shoved down their throats.

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