via essence: On February 26, 2012, Sybrina Fulton’s son’s life was cut short after being fatally shot in Sanford, Florida, by George Zimmerman. Trayvon Martin was only 17-years-old at the time and had his whole life ahead of him. Since his murder, Fulton has made it her mission to continue to give his life meaning […]
Black History Month originated in 1926, founded by Carter G. Woodson and was created to celebrate achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we lost.
via eurweb: Paramount Network’s “Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story,” is slated for a July 30 premiere and the network has unveiled the full trailer for the six-part original docuseries, check it out above. Executive produced by JAY-Z, the series is based off the book “Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin,” which was written […]
via BCNN1: Six years after his death, Trayvon Martin’s name is known throughout the country as a symbol of social injustice and a rallying cry for the Black Lives Matter movement his killing helped forge. Yet Trayvon was initially identified by the authorities as a ‘John Doe,’ something that his father, Tracy Martin, still finds […]
via BlackAmericaWeb: 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, […]
Five years after their son Trayvon Martin was killed in a shooting that helped spark the Black Lives Matter movement, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin are weighing political bids to continue their fight for racial justice.
The world will never know who Trayvon Martin— the unarmed 17-year-old fatally shot in Florida by neighborhood watch coordinator George Zimmerman on Feb. 26, 2012 — could have grown up to be. In a way, we never knew who he was. His humanity was lost, broken down into school records, headlines and 140 characters in the ensuing media scrutiny and trial of Zimmerman […]
The family of Terence Crutcher is demanding answers after a Tulsa, Oklahoma police officer shot and killed the 40-year-old last week.
A White man claiming to be a neighborhood watch member in Raleigh, North Carolina, has been charged for the murder of a Black man. Chad Copley was inside his garage on Sunday when he fired a shotgun and hit 20-year-old Kouren-Rodney Bernard Thomas. Before the fatal shooting, Copley called 911 several times to complain about what he described as […]
On the second night of the Democratic National Convention, the Mothers of the Movement took the stage to share why they are supporting Hillary Clinton for president during an emotional and heart-wrenching address to delegates. Geneva Reed-Veal, the mother of Sandra Bland – who was found dead hanging in a jail cell after an “unlawful traffic stop” […]
A White South Carolina coroner is in the hot seat for using the n-word while reporting an altercation between his Black neighbor, Leroy Fulton, and the…
George Zimmerman has released a letter to his supporters after he was scrutinized for retweeting a photo of Trayvon Martin’s slain body, explaining he had…