MIAMI (AP) — A mother who turned to activism after the slaying of her black teen son Trayvon Martin has announced she is running for office in Miami. The Miami Herald reports Sybrina Fulton will be entering the race to join the 13-member board of Miami-Dade County commissioners. Fulton said in a Saturday statement that […]
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The parents of slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin say The Weinstein Company owes them at least $150,000 for optioning the rights to their book in order to make a yet unaired television series based on their son’s legacy. Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin filed court papers last week in the company’s […]
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Sybrina Fulton & Tracy Martin talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about their memoir, REST IN POWER: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin. The book coincides with the five year anniversary of their son’s passing and what would have been his 22nd birthday. “We’ve seen a domino effect of the injustice hitting our communities. Rest In Power […]
NEW YORK (AP) — The parents of Trayvon Martin, the Florida teen fatally shot in 2012 by a neighborhood watch volunteer, have a book coming out on Jan. 31. Spiegel & Grau announced Wednesday that it will release “Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin,” by Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin. The book, […]
President Obama made history on Friday by becoming the first U.S. sitting president to visit the Hiroshima bomb site in Japan. The city was destroyed 71 years ago by the world’s first atomic bomb, dropped by American forces. Prior to his arrival, a large crowd gathered by the memorial site. President Obama and Japanese Prime Minister […]
Although no one in Beyoncè camp has confirmed it yet, the Beyhive, one of her fan collectives, is reporting that Beyoncé’s next video may be more controversial than her last one for “Formation.” They are saying that Queen B’s next video for an as yet unknown song for what may be an upcoming album dropping in […]
Fulton writes that Clinton's emphasis on the Black Lives Matter movement and her promise to continue President Obama's efforts to enact gun reform if elected influenced her decision.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton met with a group of mothers whose African-American children died in gun shootings. Clinton shared the “heartbreaking stories” of their children, according to a statement released by her campaign on Monday night. She also outlined her criminal justice and gun control proposals. Attendees included the mothers […]
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 on Wednesday before the third anniversary of her 17-year-old son’s death, Sybrina Fulton says she still believes […]
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