From Trayvon Martin to George Floyd, the Black Lives Matter movement continues to highlight Black lives lost to police and racial injustice.
"I’m a PhD student and at the time of George Floyd's murder, I was researching for a paper about Trayvon Martin, " said Londi, who lives in Oakland. "I was in a great deal of pain, just doing the research. " 📸: @bethlaberge
"I feel like I'm a vessel at this point in order to spread awareness." Trayvon Martin's mother and Ahmaud Arbery's father thanked Naomi Osaka for representing their sons on the masks she's been wearing throughout the US Open.
Trayvon Martin should have turned 23 today. His memory will always live in our hearts and our movement for justice.
7 years ago today, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot and killed while walking home unarmed. His death was not in vain as it helped awaken a nation to painful truths and lies about anti-Black racism and policing in the 21st century. Gone but not forgotten ? Rest in power.
Trayvon Martin was killed 5 years ago, today. His memory will always live in our hearts and our movement for justice. Hoodies Up!