Trayvon Martin

March 22, 2012 | Leave a Comment

Feburary 28th, 2012 has changed one family’s life and is slowly spreading throughout the nation.

17 year old Trayvon Martin was gunned down in his father’s gated subdivison by the neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman. Martin, was visiting his father after he had been suspended from school. He was wearing a hoody and and created no threat to Zimmerman or the neighborhood.

Zimmerman, had not yet been arrested. According to Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law one can defend themselves beyond their home. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has had rallies and led protest to bring awareness to local goverment about the flaws within the law.

Trayvon Martin’s parents have been traveling up and down the East Coast asking for support. They appeared on the Today Show Wednesday, March 21, 2012 then protested in Manhattan. “Our son was not committing any crime,” stated Martin’s mother Sybrina’s Sulton.

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