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MeatSpady Pays Tribute to Trayvon Martin in Upcoming ‘DarkLight’ Music Video

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MeatSpady alongside fellow Philly lyricist, Chill Moody gives his second single, DarkLight the visual treatment remembering Trayvon Martin on the 10-year anniversary of his murder. Visit for more information Born and raised in the city of Philadelphia, the lyrical mastermind Demetrius Spady-McBride aka MeatSpady has become a global phenomenon in the rap game. His […]

Ty Dolla $ign Releases Tribute Visual for ‘No Justice’ featuring TC

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Ty Dolla $ign has posted a tribute visual to all the victims who were involved in police brutality, including George Floyd. Visit for more information In Minneapolis, Floyd died when a police officer applied continuous pressure to his neck while handcuffed. Floyd can be heard on camera saying “I Can’t Breathe.” South Central crooner, […]

Trayvon Martin’s Mother Says George Floyd’s Death ‘Hit Differently’

Trayvon Martin's Mother Says George Floyd's Death 'Hit Differently'

Trayvon Martin’s death was the catalyst for the digital social movement that is globally known as the #BlackLivesMatter movement. Visit for more information Eight years ago he was on his way home after buying some snacks from the store, while talking on the phone with his then-girlfriend, when George Zimmerman murdered him in cold […]

George Zimmerman is Suing Trayvon Martin’s Family for $100 Million


Seven years after George Zimmerman was acquitted for killing unarmed black teen, Trayvon Martin, he fired off a $100 million lawsuit at his family, their attorneys, and prosecutors. Visit for more information The former neighborhood watch volunteer claimed he was defending himself after Martin, 17, allegedly attacked him in a gated Florida community in […]

#BHM: The Source Magazine Remembers The Trayvon Martin Tragedy 7 Years Later

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Seven years ago on this date during the NBA All-Star Game, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot and killed by self-appointed Neighborhood Watch person George Zimmerman in his father’s neighborhood of Sanford, Florida, outside of Orlando. Martin was only carrying a can of Arizona Ice Tea and a pack of Skittles. Visit for more information […]

Michael Drejka Charged With Manslaughter Despite Stand Your Ground Law

Michael Drejka Charged With Manslaughter Despite Stand Your Ground Law

Visit for more information Drejka the Florida resident that invoked the “Stand Your Ground Law” in the brutal killing of a Black Man in front of his family last month will finally be charged. Markeis McGlockton in Clearwater, Florida lost his life on July 19th, following what seemed to be a parking lot confrontation […]

Jay-Z Speaks With The New York Times About Trayvon Martin Documentary


Jay-Z’s latest docu-series, Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story, captivated audiences Monday in the introductory episode that chronicled the stalking of Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman ultimately leading to the fatal shooting that sparked a movement across America. Visit for more information Giving insight to the creation and his hopes for the docu-series, […]

Jamie Foxx Shows Up To Support Trayvon Martin’s Parents For Jay-Z Documentary

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Actor/comedian Jamie Foxx made sure he was present for a private screening of the first episode of Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story alongside the slain 17-year-old’s parents, Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton. Visit for more information The six-part series, which is executive produced by Jay-Z and Michael Gasparro, was introduced with the […]

George Zimmerman Charged With Stalking Trayvon Martin Documentary Filmmaker

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George Zimmerman, the security guard who was acquitted in the shooting death of 17 year old Trayvon Martin in Seminole, Florida, will be back in court in regards to the killing of the unarmed teenager once again. George Zimmerman has been charged with a misdemeanor in Florida for allegedly stalking a private investigator, court records […]

Jay-Z’s Trayvon Martin Docuseries ‘Rest in Power’ To Officially Debut at Tribeca Film Festival

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Jay-Z‘s documentary about the life of Trayvon Martin, Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story will officially debut at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival in April. Visit for more information Jay-Z teamed up with Paramount Picture to produce the docu-series which are based on the book Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin written […]

Jay-Z Leads Trayvon Martin “Peace Walk And Peace Talk”

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Hip Hop mogul Jay Z joined hundreds of marchers today for the sixth annual Peace Walk & Peace Talk. The rally honors victim of gun violence, including Trayvon Martin, a Miami Gardens native who was fatally shot in 2012 while walking down a street in Central Florida. Visit for more information Jay Z joined […]

The Source Magazine Remembers Amadou Diallo 19 Years Later


19 years ago on this date, a 23 year old Guinean immigrant named Amadou Diallo was murdered by four plain clothes NYPD police officers in his hallway after they unloaded 41 shots into Diallo in front of his Bronx apartment. The haphazard officers hit Diallo with only 19 shots; less than half of what was […]