May 18, 2017

Missy Elliot's sample of Rachel Jeantel was a nod to Trayvon Martin

Rachel Kaadzi Ghanash profiled Missy Elliot for Elle Magazine.

May 5, 2017

Trayvon Martin's family to receive the pilot's degree the slain teen dreamed of earning

The university's posthumous award to Trayvon Martin is perhaps the best reminder of what was lost in his tragic death.
March 24, 2017

Jay Z will tell Trayvon Martin's story in new docuseries and feature film

The rapper continues his work in creating social justice films.
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Feb. 28, 2017

#OurSonTrayvon: Celebrities remember Trayvon Martin five years after he was killed

Trayvon Martin died a senseless death, but his legacy has sparked a movement.
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Feb. 27, 2017

Ava DuVernay remembered Trayvon Martin before the 2017 Oscars

DuVernay remembered Trayvon Martin with a special hoodie.
Feb. 24, 2017

Tidal's visual EP '17' invokes Trayvon Martin to send a powerful message about race

The creators of the visual EP said they hope to continue a conversation spurred by the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Nov. 10, 2016
Oct. 14, 2016

Ken Bone thinks the killing of Trayvon Martin was "justified"

The debate questioner posted his thoughts on Reddit after George Zimmerman tried to auction the gun he used to kill the teen.
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July 13, 2016

This Day in History: George Zimmerman Acquitted for Shooting Trayvon Martin

George Zimmerman was acquitted three years ago today. What's changed?
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June 14, 2016

Beyoncé and the Michigan Beyhive Cut $82K Check for Flint Water Crisis Victims

Beyoncé's fans opted to donate to Flint when they purchased tickets to her Detroit concert.
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June 9, 2016

Very Woke Beyoncé Greets Trayvon Martin's Family at Her NYC Formation World Tour Concert

During her Formation World Tour concert in New York City, Beyonce checked in with Trayvon Martin's family.

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June 3, 2016

238 Years of Racism and Hypocrisy in America — In One Tweet

"All men are created equal."
June 1, 2016

Common Drops an Epic Freestyle About the Reality of Being a Black American on Radio Show

Twenty years in and Common's rhymes have not dulled a bit.
May 18, 2016
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May 12, 2016

George Zimmerman Tried to Auction Off the Gun He Used to Kill Trayvon Martin

George Zimmerman is calling the gun a "piece of American history."
March 27, 2016

Beyoncé New Video: Rumors Suggest Mothers of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown Will Appear

Thought Beyoncé was done promoting racial equality and social justice? Think again.
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Feb. 26, 2016

How Trayvon Martin's Shooting Death Sparked a New Wave of Activism

Stretching from the campaign trail to courthouses in Florida and beyond.
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May 7, 2015

7 Women Everyone Needs to Remember This Mother's Day

These women deserve our acknowledgement and support.
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March 18, 2015

Racist Shooting Target Chillingly Sums Up the Hostility Facing Black America Today

It's hard to imagine a more apt symbol for what black Americans face today.
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Feb. 27, 2015

It's Been 3 Years Since Trayvon Martin's Death — Here's What We've Learned

Three years later, we must take stock.
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Feb. 24, 2015

Trayvon Martin's Killer Will Not Face Federal Civil Rights Charges

But here's what we can expect to see next.
Oct. 16, 2014

7 Ways White People Can Combat Their Privilege

A beginner's guide to overcoming prejudice in America.
Feb. 26, 2014

22 Brief Thoughts on Being Black in America Today

On the two-year anniversary of Trayvon Martin's death, how far has the country actually come?
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Jan. 15, 2014

11 Powerful Photos In Black American History That Must Never Be Forgotten

These 11 photos are defining moments of the black experience in America, irrevocably shaping American culture as a whole.
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Aug. 25, 2013

Delbert Belton and Christopher Lane Hate Crimes Show a Massive Racial Divide in America

Delbert Belton survived the battle of Okinawa to die at age 88 after being beaten outside the Eagles Lodge in Spokane, WA. African American teens identified in surveillance video are sought.