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Trayvon Martin Awarded Posthumous Degree in Aviation

MIAMI GARDENS (CBSMiami) — Trayvon Martin was awarded a posthumous Bachelor’s Degree in aviation five years after he was fatally shot in central Florida. Martin’s parents, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, accepted a degree in Aeronautical Science on his behalf … Continue reading

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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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George Zimmerman shot in face in Lake Mary

George Zimmerman was involved in a shooting incident in Lake Mary on Monday afternoon, according to Lake Mary Police Chief Steve Bracknell. The shooting involved two men and happened on Lake Mary Boulevard about 12:45 p.m., police said. Officers at … Continue reading

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President Obama remembers Trayvon Martin

President Obama on Thursday commemorated the third anniversary of the death of Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old black high school student shot dead in Florida by a neighborhood watch volunteer. “Today on the third anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death, showing all … 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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