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With The Avengers setting record numbers in theaters worldwide — poising it to be one of the blockbuster hits of the summer — and with more Marvel Comics films on the way, we hit the popular New York City comic book store Forbidden Planet to ask folks what they find most appealing about the “Superhero” story and what superpowers they wish they had.
Following a concert on a stage in the park, thousands congregated in Union Square for the official march down Broadway Street.
Occupiers take to the streets of a rainy New York City in a display of solidarity.
On the night of March 21, 2012, New Yorkers rallied in Union Square for the “Million Hoodie March,” demanding the arrest of George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer who fatally shot teenager Trayvon Martin. Due to Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law, Zimmerman could claim self-defense and go un-charged, despite the fact that he has admitted to shooting the unarmed 17-year-old. BreakThruRadioTV’s Lauren Hawker was at the event and spoke to some of the attendees, many of whom were wearing hoodies and holding bags of Skittles as a tribute to Martin.

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