“Rest In Power: The Trayvon Martin Story” Coming In July

One of the most infamous trials in modern history ended on July 13th, 2013.  A Florida neighborhood watchman was acquitted in the murder of an unarmed high school teenager.

Now, five years later, a six-episode television series from Paramount Pictures – “Rest In Power: The Trayvon Martin Story” – is coming this July. Executive producers are Trayvon Martin’s parents, Sybrina Fulton & Tracy Martin, along with Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, Chachi Senior, Michael Gasparro, Jenner Furst, Julia Willoughby Nason, and Nick Sandow.

The series is based on “Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin” a book by  Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, and the network claims it will delve into the killing of Trayvon Martin with a “story about race, politics, power, money and the U.S. criminal justice system”.

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