Ebony Magazine Dedicates September Issue To Trayvon Martin With 4 Different Covers
The September issue of EBONY is dedicated to Trayvon Martin and features four distinct covers starring Boris Kodjoe, Dwyane Wade, Spike Lee and their sons and Trayvon Martin’s family.
Responding to the national outrage that jumped off following the the “not-guilty” verdict in the George Zimmermantrial, EBONY magazine has devoted the September 2013 issue to Trayvon Martin and explores the “Stand Your Ground” laws.
Inside the issue, an exclusive interview with Trayvon Martin’s parents, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martinand a piece on racial profiling from Columbia University Professor Marc Lamont Hill. There is also personal reflection from Spike Lee, Boris Kodjoe and Dwyane Wade on how they talk to their sons about racism in America and reflections from 17 year old students on how they feel about being Black men in America.
Also, Jill Scott dedicates a poem to Trayvon and Rev. Al Sharpton talks about turning anger into action.