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Trayvon Martin Day at high school canceled

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Trayvon Martin Day at a Pittsburgh high school has been canceled.

The event was planned as part of homecoming week but was stopped after parents complained that their kids were being encouraged to wear hoodies to school.

The principal said it was meant to be a positive thing to commemorate Trayvon Martin.

Instead, students will be wearing Pirates gear as the team gets set for a deciding playoff game against the Cardinals.

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