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Trayvon Martin, Who Dreamt Of Being A Pilot, To Receive Honorary Aviation Degree

An aviation school in Florida is honoring Trayvon Martin with a posthumous degree at its commencement this month. Florida Memorial University, a historically black college, announced in a Facebook post Wednesday that the 17-year-old, who was gunned down by a … Continue reading

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Videos | 20th Anniversary of the MILLION MAN March

Updated LIVE NOW:: The #JusticeOrElse gathering streaming in 5 different languages @ http://t.co/wtUUvJTsRh pic.twitter.com/D1cO44xqKU — Justice or Else 2015 (@JusticeOrElse) October 10, 2015 10/10/15: ALL ROADS LEAD TO WASHINGTON D.C., THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE “MILLION MAN MARCH” THE SOURCE … Continue reading

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Sybrina Fulton’s Letter to Michael Brown Jr’s Family

Hat tip Yahtc. Thank you! Sybrina’s letter to the Michael Brown family: To The Brown Family, I wish I had a word of automatic comfort but I don’t. I wish I could say that it will be alright on a … Continue reading

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Rachel Jeantel Keeps her Promise to Trayvon & Graduates High School Today

CONGRATULATIONS, RACHEL! Rachel Jeantel keeps her commitment to Trayvon Watch VIDEO HERE. Sybrina Fulton attends Rachel’s graduation.  We’re so proud of you, Rachel! Rod Vereen and Rachel Jeantel (Courtesy photo) Rachel:  “I did it,” Jeantel said. “The witness who didn’t … Continue reading

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Trayvon Martin | In Loving Memory!

Two years have passed since 17 year old  Trayvon Martin was stalked and gunned down like an animal by a racist vigilante  on a dark rainy night in Sanford Florida. Trayvon’s blood curdling screams still ring in my ears. The screams pierced to … Continue reading

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Trayvon Martin’s Mother Speaks at Harvard Law

GlobalGrind.com: On Monday afternoon, the mother of Trayvon Martin spoke at Harvard Law to continue her fight against controversial self-defense laws, usually dubbed “kill-at-will.” Sybrina Fulton addressed a crowd with her attorney, Benjamin Crump, to discuss the “Stand-Your-Ground” laws that state ”there is no … Continue reading

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Senate Hearing On Stand Your Ground

(Cross posted from Blackbutterfly7) The original Senate hearing was postponed due to the shooting at the Navy Yard.  It is now scheduled for October 29, 2013, at 10 a.m. EST.  The Senate hearing is officially titled “‘Stand Your Ground Laws: … Continue reading

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