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.
The National Action Network is hosting the forum, “From Sean Bell to Eric Garner,” Tuesday Nov. 25, 6:30 p.m., at Mount Sinai United Church of Christ, located at 16 Pike Street on Staten Island.
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.
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