Trayvon Martin’s death was the new beginning of a topic that continues to loom over the heads of America. Racism and being a young black man in this country are the topics of conversation. It’s been three years since neighborhood watchman, George Zimmeraman shot and killed the 17-year-old who was walking home from the store with a can of iced tea and a bag of Skittles. IFWT remebers Trayvon Martin three years later.
Even more recently, the Department of Justice has decided to not file civil charges against Zimmerman, claiming there still wasn’t enough evidence. Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton speaks to the Associated Press on the DOJ’s decision. “It bothered me a great deal,” she began. She opens up about being hopeful that the government agency would have found something that could have served a form of justice. “The Department of Justice is the top of the line here, and that they would certainly, through their experts and professionals that something that the state missed that they would pick up on.”
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