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Should “Stand Your Ground” Laws Be Repealed or Amended in America?

In recent weeks, the “Stand Your Ground” self-defense law has made headlines and reignited national debate following the July 19 parking lot killing of 28-year-old Florida resident, Markeis McGlockton. According to reports, McGlockton was engaged in a confrontation with Michael Drejka in front of a Clearwater, Florida convenience store. After …

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Jay-Z Fires Back At George Zimmerman Over His Threats To “Handle People Who F*ck With” Him: “Try That Sh*t With A Grown Man”

Back in December, George Zimmerman threatened violence against Jay-Z over a documentary about the life and untimely death of Trayvon Martin. According to the @blast, Zimmerman was opposed to Jay’s 6-part documentary about Martin’s life, as he claimed the team’s production had been harassing his parents and family members in …

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Trayvon Martin To Be Awarded Posthumous Bachelor’s Degree

-blogged by @miss_binky Five years after his untimely and unjust death, Trayvon Martin will be honored by Florida Memorial University. The institution will posthumously award Martin a Bachelor’s of Aeronautical Science degree. Growing up, the Florida teen had aspirations of being a pilot, and Florida Memorial (one of four designated …

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Jay Z To Work On Docu-series About Trayvon Martin

Jay Z opened the eyes of many when he tackled the story of Kalief Browder. Now, Jay Z and Weinstein Films are taking on the untold story of #TrayvonMartin. Martin was fatally shot by neighborhood watch volunteer, George Zimmerman, in February 2012. He was 17 years old. His death, and …

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Trayvon Martin’s Parents Consider Running For Public Office

Nearly five years after the death of their son, Trayvon Martin’s parents are considering making a change from within the government. In an interview with USA Today, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin say they fear that Trump’s presidency may reverse what little progress and awareness has been made following their son’s …

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