Barack Obama announced today a $200 million initiative to assist young black males. The president launched the program at Morehouse College. Trayvon Martin’s parents werein attendance. Sybrina Fulton, left, and Tracy Martin, parents of slain teenager Trayvon Martin, arrive Feb. … Continue reading ?
Trayvon Martin would have turned 19 years old today had he not been shot and killed by George Zimmerman nearly two years ago. His mother, Sybrina Fulton, shared this birthday tribute to her slain son earlier today:
Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, the mother and father of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed Black teen who was killed by self-appointed neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman last year, are meeting with publishers about writing a book about their son. Their book will give a full picture of their son in the wake of a trial that [...]
Trayvon Martin’s parents, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, plan to write a book about the life of their son, the unarmed teenager who was shot and killed in Florida in 2012, the New York Times reports.
Sybrina Fulton And Tracy Martin are pitching publishers on a book they want to write to let the world know what their son, Trayvon, was really like. According to two publishing executives who participated in meetings, Mr. Martin’s parents, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, said they intended to write a book that gives the full […]
Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, the parents of Trayvon Martin, are currently shopping around a pitch to publishers about a book they want to write telling their story about their son and what he was like.
Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, the parents of Trayvon Martin, have reportedly been meeting with publishers to discuss a book about the killing of their teenage son. The New York Times has the story: According to two publishing executives who participated in meetings, Mr. Show More Summary
Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin met with publishers this week to discuss a book they intend to write about their son and his fatal shooting.
Yesterday I explained why attempts to draw a connection between the shooting of Trayvon Martin and Florida's "stand your ground" self-defense law are unpersuasive. That post was prompted by the estimony that Sybrina Fulton, Martin'sShow More Summary
Texas Senator Ted Cruz tells Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, that 'Stand Your Ground' actually benefits African Americans as much as they do whites, the Atlantic Wire reports. During a Senate hearing yesterday, Cruz argued that the law didn't hold any negative racial implications. Show More Summary
Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, appeared Tuesday before a Senate committee to testify about state-level so-called “stand your ground” laws and demand changes: Fulton said George Zimmerman, the black teenager’s killer who was acquitted of murder in July, took advantage of a law that “creates many opportunities for people to commit terrible acts of […]
When it was his turn to ask a question at Tuesday's Senate hearing on Stand Your Ground laws, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) lowered his voice and spoke cautiously about the pain Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, must feel. Show More Summary
Sen. Ted Cruz appeared at a hearing on Tuesday (Oct. 29) to tell everyone present -- including Trayvon Martin's mother Sybrina Fulton -- that the controversial "Stand Your Ground" laws are not racist. He even cited President Barack Obama as a defense.
“The notion that stand your ground laws are some form of veiled racism may be a convenient political attack,” Texas Senator Ted Cruz told Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, during a hearing today, “but it is not borne out by the facts remotely.” Ironically, Florida’s version of the “stand your ground” law wasn’t even...
Today Sybrina Fulton, Trayvon Martin's mother, old a Senate subcommittee that "stand your ground" self-defense laws need to be revised, once again citing her son's death at the hands of George Zimmerman and Zimmerman's acquittal as evidence of the danger posed by eliminating the duty to retreat for people attacked in public places. Show More Summary
Sybrina Fulton was on Capitol Hill Tuesday testifying on the issue of "stand your ground," an issue close to her heart after the death of her son Trayvon Martin. Senator Ted Cruz told her during the hearing that stand your ground laws are not racist, and Fulton responded on Al Sharpton's MSNBC show.
Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, who was shot and killed by George Zimmerman in early 2012, appeared on Capitol Hill Tuesday for a hearing regarding the controversial "Stand Your Ground" laws. When it came time for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) to speak at the hearing, he...
Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black Florida teenager killed in 2012 by George Zimmerman, is taking her fight in her son's memory to a Senate panel on Tuesday, demanding that states clarify their "Stand your...Show More Summary
Two Florida mothers whose unarmed sons were shot to death gave emotional testimony Tuesday at a Senate panel, demanding that states alter their "stand your ground" laws. Sybrina Fulton described how the family had just celebrated her son Trayvon Martin's 17th birthday three week …
(WASHINGTON) — Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, is telling a Senate panel Tuesday that states must clarify their “stand your ground” self-defense laws. The laws, adopted in some form by at least 22 states, generally cancel a person’s duty to retreat in the face of a serious physical threat. Show More Summary