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This Man Wore Blackface And Dressed As Trayvon Martin For Halloween

Is this the most offensive Halloween costume ever?

Posted on October 27, 2013, at 1:50 p.m. ET

I'm Trayvon Martin for Halloween

Jamie

@jamievandekamp

I'm Trayvon Martin for Halloween

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The costume garnered a range of responses on twitter, but most were very angry.

@jamievandekamp You look great!

@TimothyMinogue

@jamievandekamp You look great!

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@KareliaTarango it blows my mind that more than jut one person thought that that was a good idea. How ignorant

Sierra Griffes✝

@SierraGriffes

@KareliaTarango it blows my mind that more than jut one person thought that that was a good idea. How ignorant

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I just saw a Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman Halloween costume. That is literally beyond disgusting. People make me so sick.

khendallllll.

@pashh15

I just saw a Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman Halloween costume. That is literally beyond disgusting. People make me so sick.

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"what's the best way to prove we're terrible human beings?" "dress up like George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin for Halloween" ~ white guys

Mychal Denzel Smith

@mychalsmith

"what's the best way to prove we're terrible human beings?" "dress up like George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin for Halloween" ~ white guys

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The image was originally uploaded Friday to the Facebook page of Caitlin Cimeno, pictured in the middle, with the caption "Happy Halloween from Zimmerman & trayvon." It was tweeted on Sunday by @jamievandekamp.

The man dressed as Martin is William Filene, 25, of Cape Coral, Florida, the Smoking Gun reports.

22-year-old Greg Cimeno, also of Cape Coral, is dressed as George Zimmerman. He allegedly commented "anything for the laugh," after Cimeno posted the photograph to Facebook on Friday.

This wasn't the only Trayvon Martin costume. Others dressed as the teenager who was shot and killed by George Zimmerman in February, 2012.

Is it too soon for me to be Trayvon Martin for Halloween? Really don't wanna buy a costume..

King Slanders

@DragonballDrew

Is it too soon for me to be Trayvon Martin for Halloween? Really don't wanna buy a costume..

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I really want to be Trayvon Martin for Halloween.

Christopoopers

@Christopoopers

I really want to be Trayvon Martin for Halloween.

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I was Trayvon Martin last year for Halloween

ਾn

@ExplorerLenLen

I was Trayvon Martin last year for Halloween

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A BuzzFeed News investigation, in partnership with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, based on thousands of documents the government didn't want you to see.

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