Trayvon Martin Poem Read By High-Profile Black Actors [VIDEO]
In the aftermath of George Zimmerman's 'not guilty' sentence for Trayvon Martin's death, the world has been in a state of unrest. Living with Martin's death has led the world to show their support and upset in creative ways. This powerful poem performed by some of the world's most familiar faces is one of the most touching motions to keep Martin's memory alive.
The cover of Ebony and endless Facebook profiles and internet pages display the Trayvon 'in memory' hoodie. This support and acts of memorial aren't the end.
This video and its poem will make your heart hurt, but your eyes open.
"The work was a production of ICON MANN, an organization which celebrates black men in entertainment and multimedia. The organization was holding its summer luncheon right as George Zimmerman was found not guilty of murder or manslaughter in the killing of Trayvon Martin. Celebration turned to sadness, and many felt the need to do something."