Sybrina Fulton Speaks Up About Legacy Of Son Trayvon And Why She’s Chosen To Lead A Movement Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin spoke in a lengthy interview with NY Mag recently, sharing her feelings since the murder of her
Sybrina Fulton, mother of the late Trayvon Martin, spoke to New York magazine about her son’s legacy as the spark that catalyzed the Black Lives Matter movement and America’s closer inspection of police and citizen violence—and how, for women like her, the grief of losing her child is never-ending. Read more...
Black Lives Matter is, in a sense, Trayvon Martin's legacy. The hashtag first began appearing when George Zimmerman, the neighborhood-watch volunteer who fatally shot the 17-year-old as he walked home in a small Florida town, was acquitted in July 2013. While Zimmerman walked free, Trayvon's parents, Tracy Martin and Sybrina... More »
Sybrina Fulton, mother of the slain teenager Trayvon Martin, spoke on a panel discussion in Los Angeles at Manifest Justice, an art activist showcase focused on the theme of social inequality. "When I pick myself up off that floor and...Show More Summary
Sybrina Fulton, Martin’s mom, will attend a rally led by Pastor Jamal Bryant of the Empowerment Temple Church, a spokesman for the Martin family’s law firm Parks & Crump, Adner Marcelin, confirmed to The News.
Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin – the parents of Trayvon Martin – paid a visit to the White House to honor the third anniversary of their son’s shooting. They joined President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama for a special reception in recognition of African American History Month on Thursday, during which the President thanked…
"He took a life, carelessly and recklessly, and he shouldn't deserve to have his entire life walking around on the street free," Sybrina Fulton tells AP
MIAMI (AP) — The mother of Trayvon Martin says she's disappointed that federal prosecutors decided not to charge a neighborhood watch volunteer with a hate crime for killing her son three years ago. Speaking with The Associated Press...Show More Summary
Since Trayvon Martin's death in 2012, his mother, Sybrina Fulton has been seen as a warrior in the #BlackLivesMatter movement. She has founded the Travyon Martin Foundation, served as spiritual support to Black families, has spoken out...Show More Summary
Three mothers who lost their sons in shootings that caused a national uproar bond together and speak out. They are: Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, 17, who was killed by neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman in 2012; Valerie Bell, mother
During his coverage from Ferguson, MO last night, Anderson Cooper interviewed Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, the Florida teen who was gunned down by George Zimmerman in 2012. Midway through the interview, Cooper turned to protesters nearby who’d been shouting at him: “I’m actually talking to Trayvon Martin’s mother right now. Show More Summary
In letter published in newsmagazine, Sybrina Fulton writes she can relate to the pain she says comes with losing a young son to "senseless gun violence"
This morning marks nine days and nights of protests in Ferguson, MO surrounding the killing of Michael Brown on August 9 by police officer Darren Wilson. Now Trayvon Martin’s mother Sybrina Fulton, whose son was fatally shot by George Zimmerman in 2012, has reached out to Brown’s mother Lesley McSpadden with a letter. Read more...
“I wish that all of the pain that I have endured could possibly ease some of yours," Sybrina Fulton writes
As protests continue in Ferguson, Mo., calling for justice in the slaying of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, activists from the United States, most notably Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, and Ron Davis, the father of Jordan Davis, were in Geneva as part of a delegation calling for a United Nations committee to review U.S. Show More Summary
Sybrina Fulton Pens Open Letter To Mike Brown’s Family The only person that can truly understand what Mike Brown’s family is going through are people who lived the same horror themselves. Sybrina Fulton, mother of slain teen Trayvon Martin, has
Trayvon Martin's mother, Sybrina Fulton, wrote an open letter of support Monday night to the family of Michael Brown, the unarmed teenager shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. "I wish that all of the pain that I have endured could possibly ease some of yours but it won't," Fulton wrote in the letter, published by Time. Show More Summary
Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, who was shot and killed at the age of 17 in 2012 by George Zimmerman, has penned an open letter to the family of Michael Brown, the unarmed 18-year-old who met the same fate last week at the hands of a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.
As Sybrina Fulton said after the death of her 17-year-old son Trayvon Martin, “They killed my son, now they’re trying to kill his reputation.” The post Mike Brown Is Only The Latest Black Victim To Be Smeared For Smoking Pot appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Sybrina Fulton, the mother of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin who killed in 2012 shooting by a neighbourhood watchman in a case that sparked national outrage, said young black teens in America today feel threatened. "We should put our heads together to come up with a solution so our young people can stop dying and so they can have a future," Fulton said. Show More Summary