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  • 2015 Essence Festival Honors Black Lives Matter Movement

    May 18, 15 by Qwest7 2 Comments

    *The Black Lives Matter movement will be among the topics of discussion at this year’s Essence Festival as Trayvon Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, will be on hand to speak at the annual four-day event. Fulton will deliver the keynote address at the Essence Empowerment Experience. In addition to Fulton, the Empowerment Experience will include a […]

  • Trayvon’s Mother Says Zimmerman Got Away with Murder

    Feb 25, 15 by EurPublisher 6 Comments

    *(Via Black Voices) – The mother of Trayvon Martin says she’s disappointed that federal prosecutors decided not to charge a neighborhood watch volunteer with a hate crime for killing her son three years ago. Speaking with The Associated Press on Wednesday before the third anniversary of her 17-year-old son’s death, Sybrina Fulton says she still […]

  • Trayvon Martin’s Mom Pens Letter to Michael Brown’s Family: ‘If They Refuse to Hear Us, We Will Make Them Feel Us’

    Aug 19, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Trayvon Martin’s mother has written a touching letter to the family of Michael Brown, the unarmed 18-year-old recently shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo. Sybrina Fulton, whose 17-year-old son Trayvon was shot and killed by neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman in 2012, says she wishes she could say “it will be […]

  • Trayvon’s Parents Negotiating Book Deal: Their Son’s Death, Zman Trial

    Dec 16, 13 by Cory Alexander Haywood Leave a comment

    *Gotta love capitalism. Only a few months removed from the verdict that exonerated their son’s killer from serving time behind bars, Trayvon Martin’s parents have decided to write a tell all book about the experiences they shared during the controversial trial. According to The New York Times, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin met with publishing […]

  • Trayvon Martin’s Mom Lobbies Congress over Gun Laws

    Oct 29, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *Sybrina Fulton, the mother of slain teenager Trayvon Martin, made an impassioned plea before a congressional committee Tuesday to amend “stand your ground” self-defense laws. Fulton testified at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing scheduled in the wake of George Zimmerman’s acquittal in the 2012 death of Martin, who was shot while walking home unarmed in […]

  • Sybrina Fulton Featured on T-D.O.G.G Song in Honor of Trayvon Martin

    Aug 23, 13 by PJ 3 Comments

    *Trayvon Martin‘s mother, Sybrina Fulton, collaborated with gospel artist T-D.O.G.G. for the song “Joy in the Morning,” a song that hopes to help other families who’ve lost loved ones due to “senseless gun violence.” Trayvon Martin’s parents have been adamant about repealing Stand Your Ground laws since Zimmerman was found not guilty. Earlier this week, […]