Trayvon Martin

August 1, 2013
To the Teacher  On February 26, 2012, a 17-year-old African-American young man named Trayvon Martin was shot and killed by George Zimmerman. That much people can agree on. What happened beyond those…
July 22, 2013
To the Teacher  "I think it's going to be important for all of us to do some soul-searching," said President Obama his remarks about the Trayvon Martin case on July 19, 2013.  "Trayvon Martin could…
July 17, 2013
The July 13 acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin has touched off a national debate, protests, and many powerful discussions about race, racism and justice, which…
April 18, 2012
To The Teacher: The shooting death in Sanford, Florida, of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin at the hands of 28-year-old George Zimmerman in February 2012 has touched off debate on many issues,…