Right now marks what can be the twenty eighth birthday of a younger man by the title of Trayvon Martin, that not solely in america however the remainder of the world got here to know as a result of he selected to defend himself towards his assailant George Zimmerman and his life was taken because of this.
George Zimmerman claimed that he noticed Trayvon leaving a retailer and that he regarded suspicious, so he determined to comply with him. After following him, a bodily altercation transpired between the 2 of them and an unarmed Trayvon took a bullet to his chest and died on the scene. Trayvon died two weeks after his seventeenth birthday on February 26, 2012. As for Zimmerman, he obtained was a jury acquittal for second-degree homicide and manslaughter expenses in July 2013.
Trayvon didn’t get the prospect to inform his mother and father goodbye, attend promenade, or just about any of the issues which are loved by youngsters. His mother and father Sabrina Fulton and Tracy Martin must dwell with the burden that their baby didn’t obtain any justice for what occurred to him.
Virtually 9 years after his premature demise, Trayvon Martin’s legacy within the struggle for human and civil rights for Black folks in America is eternal. His title nonetheless stands among the many victims of gun violence by rogue law enforcement officials and overzealous residents that got here after him equivalent to Mike Brown, Tamir Rice, Ahmaud Arbery, Sandra Bland, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd and numerous others.
Completely happy Birthday King! (RIP)
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