Posts Tagged ‘ Trayvon Martin ’

The unbearable grief of Black mothers – Vox

Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, wipes her eyes during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on “Stand Your Ground” laws on October 29, 2013, in Washington, DC.Win McNamee/Getty Images

Between Covid-19 and police brutality, the burden of grief is yet another risk to Black mothers’ health.

Source: The unbearable grief of Black mothers – Vox

Claudia Rankine: Using poetry to uncover the moments that lead to racism : NewsHour Poetry Series : Video : The Poetry Foundation

Using poetry to uncover the moments that lead to racism : NewsHour Poetry Series : Video : The Poetry Foundation.

Hartford Demands Justice for Trayvon Martin

The people of Hartford, Connecticut  will take to the streets on Saturday, March 31 at 10:00 a.m. to call for justice for Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old boy MURDERED in Florida by racist George Zimmerman. Zimmerman HAS NOT been arrested or charged for killing Trayvon Martin. Join us to call for the arrest of George Zimmerman, and to show solidarity with the family of Trayvon.

Let the world know that WE WILL NOT ACCEPT the murder of an unarmed young Black man by a racist vigilante in the guise of a “neighborhood watch” member!

A Black teen in a hoodie DOES NOT equal “suspicious!” Trayvon Martin was LYNCHED and we DEMAND JUSTICE NOW!!

MEET AT ALBANY AND MAIN AT 10:00 a.m. SATURDAY, MARCH 31!
Speakers include:
Minister Cornell Lewis
Laresse Harvey of Civic Trust Lobbying
J. Stan McCauley “The People’s Mayor”
 
For further information, contact info@thehartmonitor.com or call 860-461-2611.

“If I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon” – Trayvon Martin – Salon.com

“If I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon” – Trayvon Martin – Salon.com.

President Obama Speaks Out on Trayvon Martin Killing / The New York Times & MSNBC

Trayvon Martin (Courtesy of Sybrina Fulton)

Obama Speaks Out on Trayvon Martin Killing

Daily Kos: George Zimmerman, the Murder of Trayvon Martin, and the Twenty-First Century Slave Patrol

National Wear a Hoodie Day to Demand Justice for Trayvon Martin in His Grave