Tracy Martin, the father of Trayvon Martin, walked into 9 Mag on VH1’s Black Ink Chicago to get a tattoo that would honor the legacy of Trayvon, whose death in 2012 and the acquittal of the shooter George Zimmerman inspires a national movement, The Daily Mail reported.
“I just thought how my son galvanized the country. To me, he’s a king. And he was my king before his situation happened,” Martin said. “I thought it would be fitting to take it back to Ancient Egypt. Like the sphinx is one of the wonders of the world. Trayvon was my wonder of the world.”
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