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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 […]

George Zimmerman Threatens Jay-Z For Producing Trayvon Martin Documentary

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Sean “Jay-Z” Carter is working on a new documentary, Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story, and this one may have earned him a real live threat from Trayvon’s killer. Visit for more information Former Neighborhood Watch guard turned infamous justice evader George Zimmerman claims that with Jigga’s production teams harassing his family and […]

Tracy Martin Gets Tattoo Of Son Trayvon Martin

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Tracy Martin, the father of slain teenager Trayvon Martin, walked into 9 Mag tatt shop on VH1’s “Black Ink Chicago” to get a tattoo that would fittingly honor the legacy of Trayvon, whose death in 2012 and the acquittal of the shooter George Zimmerman inspired a national movement, according to reports. Visit for more […]

Source Exclusive: Trayvon Martin’s Mother Sybrina Fulton Talks Being an Average Mom and Political Ambitions

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Words by Nick Slay Visit for more information As part of national, ‘Giving Tuesday’ Actor Gbenga Akinnagbe and Sybrina Fulton (Mother of Trayvon Martin) joined forces for a powerful night of conversation, change, and looking to the future. Gbenga, Founder of Liberated People (already nationally recognizable for his roles in The Wire, The Good […]

Reggie Hudlin Proves Why Thurgood Marshall Is Hip-Hop


When we heard that Reggie Hudlin was directing a movie about Thurgood Marshall, starring the new Black Panther Chad Boseman, we did the happy dance: Shmoney Dance. Nae Nae. Hit Them Folks. We did them all. Visit for more information Hudlin is as Hip-Hop as it gets in Hollywood. Since the 90s, he and […]

JAY-Z Pens Letter Encouraging Fans to Stand Up For Social Justice


JAY-Z has definitely been using his star power to voice concerns regarding the social injustices happening to African-Americans across the country. Visit for more information Whether it’s bailing out fathers for Father’s Day, donating $1 million to #BlackLivesMatter or creating a prime time documentary to shine a light on a judicial system that is failing, […]

Jay Z Teams With Weinstein Co. For Trayvon Martin Film And Docuseries

The Weinstein Co. announced an exclusive film and TV first-look overall deal with Jay Z  September of last year. The deal is a two-year overall deal in which TWC will have first-look options with Shawn “Jay Z” Carter to produce television and film projects, both scripted and unscripted. Projects under this deal are already in […]

Hillary Clinton Makes History At Last Night’s DNC

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Last night [July 26] on Night 2 of the Democratic National Convention, American history was made. Visit for more information Hillary Rodham Clinton became the first woman to earn the nomination for presidency from a major US party. While Senator Bernie Sanders fought a good fight, he only had 1,893 delegates to Clinton’s 2,814. […]

Martin Shkreli Says He Wants To Buy The Firearm Used To Kill Trayvon Martin

Recently we reported that George Zimmerman, who fatally gunned down unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin back in 2012, would be auctioning off the Kel-Tec PF-9 .9mm firearm he used in the shooting. According to TMZ, bids for the weapon went as high as $415,000 on United Gun Group, who hosted the auction for the weapon. Now, the gun may have a […]

Auction for Gun Used to Kill Trayvon Martin Appears To Have Been Halted

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George Zimmerman‘s online auction to sell the gun that was used to kill an unarmed Black teenager, Trayvon Martin, appears to have been halted and removed from the GunBroker website just minutes after the auction was supposed to begin, according to the Associated Press. Visit for more information The auction was set to begin […]

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

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Four 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 […]

Kendrick Lamar Breaks Down the Making of ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’

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With the 58th Annual Grammy Awards exactly one week away, Kendrick Lamar, who leads the ceremony with 11 nominations for his second album, To Pimp a Butterfly – a Hip Hop milestone, and nearly all-time record had it not been for Michael Jackson‘s Thriller racking up one extra nod in 1984 – along with several […]

Trayvon Martin’s Mom Endorses Hillary Clinton

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Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed 17 year old that was shot to death by George Zimmerman, endorsed Secretary Of State Hillary Clinton for this upcoming election’s Democratic presidential candidate in an op-ed published Monday on CNN. Visit for more information Fulton wrote that she believed Clinton will keep her promise […]

The Man That Shot George Zimmerman in the Face Has Been Identified

One of the most hated men in America was shot yesterday Visit for more information Yesterday, George Zimmerman was shot in the face by a man that got into what was being called a “road rage” incident with the controversial Floridian, best known for being acquitted in the shooting death of unarmed Trayvon Martin […]

George Zimmerman Has Been Shot in Florida

The man acquitted in the shooting death of Travyon Martin has been injured in a Florida shooting Visit for more information George Zimmerman shot and killed Trayvon Martin in February of 2012, and was acquitted of second-degree murder in relation to the incident in 2013. It was lauded as a ludicrous decision, and scores of […]

Remembering Trayvon Martin Three Years Later


Today marks the three year commemoration of Trayvon Martin’s death during halftime of the NBA All Star Game Visit for more information Trayvon Martin lost his life three years ago today. A 17 year old African American boy walking in a gated community from the store, after buying Skittles and an Arizona ice tea, […]