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Trayvon Martin’s Parents Release Book To Honor Their Son’s Life

It’s hard to believe five years have pass since the cold-blooded ‘murder’ of Trayvon Martin. On February 5, 2017, he would’ve turned 22-years-old had his life not been cut tragically short. Now, five years after his death, his parents, Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton, have written a book that tells the story of their son’s life.

The book, Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin, goes beyond the constant chatter of news personalities talking cavalierly about a young man they didn’t know and looks at his life from the people who knew him best- his parents. According to a press release for the newly published book, the book will “offer the true inside story of their son’s life and struggles, his tragic death, and the transformative movement for justice and healing that grew from that tragedy.”

Tracy and Sybrina have embarked on a nationwide tour to promote the book and highlight the fact that after five years since their son’s death, little has changed in terms of injustice and inequality.

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4 comments

Joseph M Macauley May 11, 2019 at 9:22 pm

First off the kid was never that young when this happened. Secondly it’s for the money, thirdly his own Father had him selling guns or something. It is a terrible thing that happened, those are not great parents idc what anyone says. The kid was going to make a drink that gets you high. My son is 13 I don’t have to worry about that because my son doesn’t get high use drugs or wander the streets.

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Baptiste November 3, 2019 at 7:49 am

“My white son is safe because he doesn’t go outside.” STFU 🤣 I don’t want to wish evil upon your son, since he doesn’t know how much of a jackass his father is, but man I hope you have a rude awakening. @Joseph

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Vikki Stefans September 4, 2019 at 8:49 pm

He was 15. The bigger reason you don’t need to worry could be if your son is white…. Mr. Zimmerman had priors, Trayvon had trace marijuana metabolites in his blood and was residing in the community where he was shot while trying to return home, – plus I find nothing corroborating your other statements. There is plenty of controversy, but this is tragic and did not need to happen except for an armed vigilante overreaching and overreacting.

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Ms. Hall October 24, 2019 at 1:39 pm

Why dont you keep your mean options to yourself do you really know he was saling guns or are you going by gossip im so sick of this america one day this world will pay for all there prejudice the Rasism the injustices if you cant how much we go through as a people then something is wrong these other races kidnapped are people and made are people work 15 hour days for no pay but were lazy no these people are thefts murders rapist and when God crack that sky open that lake of fire will be many people pay back for all the sadeness feeding babies to alligators are y ou kidding burni g people alive and haveing there kids watch o e Day this world will be on fire and the angels and christ will ne here and all his Glory he was a black man with wooly hair with skin as bronze that time is so close we are being treated bad becaues of us being the chosen race wow we will be living forever in mansions and never have to worry about the wicked because they will be screaming throughout al eternity because they went against the chosen people of Christ its all in the Bible every single thing I mentionef

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