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Trayvon Martin, Trayvon Martini, Kansas City, Racism

Security Guard Who Allegedly Ordered a ‘Trayvon Martini’ From Black Bartender Loses Job

by Teddy Grant   Aug 24, 2018

A security guard lost his job after allegedly ordered a “Trayvon Martini” from a Black Kansas City, Missouri bartender, USA Today reports. Michael Dargy... Read More

Rally, Al Sharpton, Markeis McGlockton, Florida, Black Man

Al Sharpton, Trayvon Martin’s Parents Attend Rally for Markeis McGlockton

by Teddy Grant   Aug 07, 2018

Al Sharpton, the parents of Trayvon Martin and political leaders attended a rally in Clearwater, Florida, on Sunday protesting the state’s controversial “stand your... Read More

Stand Your Ground, Florida, Florida Man

Lawmakers Call for Criminal Investigation in Latest Stand Your Ground Defense

by Lulaine Compere   Jul 28, 2018

State and federal lawmakers are calling for a criminal investigation in Florida where the Stand Your Ground defense was used yet again due to... Read More

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Watch the Trailer for JAY-Z’s ‘The Trayvon Martin Story’, Premiering July 30

by Christina Santi   Jul 02, 2018

The Paramount Network uploaded the official trailer for Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin, a six-part docuseries focused on the life and death of the 17-year-old unarmed... Read More

Trayvon Martin’s Parents Say Weinstein Co. Owes Them $150K

Trayvon Martin’s Parents Say Weinstein Co. Owes Them $150K

by Christina Santi   May 23, 2018

The New York Daily News reports, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, the parents of slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin, claim The Weinstein Company owes them... Read More

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JAY-Z’s Trayvon Martin Docuseries to Premiere at Tribeca Film Festival

by Teddy Grant   Mar 22, 2018

A docuseries about Trayvon Martin’s life, Rest In Power: The Trayvon Martin Story, will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in April, Entertainment Weekly reports. The... Read More

JAY-Z’s ‘Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story’ to Premiere in July

JAY-Z’s ‘Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story’ to Premiere in July

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 26, 2018

Paramount Network and JAY-Z have teamed up to bring to television Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story. The film, based on the short but substantial... Read More

Black History from the Pages of EBONY: African-Americans in the Era of Black Lives Matter

Black History from the Pages of EBONY: African-Americans in the Era of Black Lives Matter

by Sheeri Mitchell   Feb 15, 2018

The African-Americans of the 2010s The start of the 2010s found America in the throes of an economic recession as a result of the Housing Market Collapse of... Read More

Jay-Z

Jay-Z Speaks at Trayvon Martin Rally

by Zahara Hill   Feb 12, 2018

Jay-Z continues to support the family of Trayvon Martin, who was harassed and killed by a former Florida security guard in 2012. During the... Read More

A Reflection on Trayvon Martin and Taking 21 For Granted

A Reflection on Trayvon Martin and Taking 21 For Granted

by Madison J. Gray   Feb 05, 2018

Trayvon Martin and I have one thing in common, other than being Black males, of course: neither of us celebrated our 21st birthdays. But... Read More