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Trayvon Martin's Mom Makes a Big Announcement

1 month ago   |   By Newser

Trayvon Martin's mother is running for political office, the Miami Herald reports. Sybrina Fulton-whose son was infamously shot dead by a neighborhood crime watch captain in 2012-plans to officially announce Monday that she's running for the Miami-Dade County Commission. "Our county must continue moving forward so our families...
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Mother of Slain Teen Trayvon Martin Is Running for Office in Miami

Mother of Slain Teen Trayvon Martin Is Running for Office in Miami

1 month ago   |   By Time

A mother who turned to activism after the slaying of her black teen son Trayvon Martin has announced she is running for office in Miami.
The Miami Herald reports Sybrina Fulton will be entering the race to join the 13-member board of Miami-Dade County commissioners.
Fulton said in a Saturday statement that she would continue working to end gun violence. She will challenge Miami Gardens Mayor Oliver Gilbert for the seat that is up for grabs in 2020 because of term limits.
Trayvon's parents head a foundation and have been recognized for their work on gun reform and social justice.
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