The country may remember Rachel Jeantel as the friend of Trayvon Martin who testified against George Zimmerman during the February 2012 trial, but today she is known as a tenacious high school graduate.
A plaque immortalizing the loss of young men of color in America was sculpted and displayed in a public space by Guerilla artist Matthew Hincman. He sat down with NPR Boston to explain his reasons for making it and what his intentions were.
Monday, July 14, the National Action Network’s Youth Move opened its doors early to welcome auditions for “Nations Sons.” The play, which paid tribute to our lost brothers Trayvon Martin and Sean Bell, among others, aimed to teach Harlem’s youth and community members about the difficulties of growing up as a Black man in America.
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