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Anywho, Here’s What We Know of Jay-Z’s Trayvon Martin Projects

Amidst all the hubbub about George Zimmerman’s threatening of Jay-Z over upcoming docuseries Rest In Power: The Trayvon Martin Story, it’s a fitting time to be reminded of what the mogul has in store for the doc.

The docuseries marks the first documentary executive produced by Jay-Z since TIME: The Kalief Browder Story placed the tribulations of the late teen who killed himself after two troubled years of imprisonment at Rikers Island, back into the limelight. The airing of the six-part series was followed by major legislative changes. The documentary led to New York’s decision to raise the minimum age for charging and sentencing accused offenders as adults. It also augmented pressures for NYC mayor Bill de Blasio to close Rikers. He announced a 10-year execution plan to close the notoriously violent facility in June.

With that said, the sway Hov’s last documentary held probably has Zimmerman a wee bit nervous.

News of Martin’s documentary was announced in late March. But as a refresher, here’s what we know about the documentary thus far:

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