Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin

trayvonFive years after his death, Travyon has become a symbol of social justice activism, as has his hauntingly familiar image: the photo of a child still in the process of becoming a young man, wearing a hoodie and gazing silently at the camera. But who was Trayvon, before he became a symbol of the cicil rights struggle still pertinent today, and how did one black child’s death on a dark, rainy street in a small Florida town become the match that lit a civil rights crusade? Driven by their intense love for their lost son, his parents discovered their voices, gathered allies, and launched a movement that would change the country.


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