Trayvon Martin’s parents releasing a book in January

Trayvon Martin’s parents releasing a book in January
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[Ed. – Hey, don’t snicker; maybe it’s a novel.]

The parents of Trayvon Martin will release a book on their late son in January, a few weeks before the five-year anniversary of his death.

According to Entertainment Weekly, the book by Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton will celebrate the life and legacy of their son. The book — to hit shelves Jan. 31, 2017 — will “offer the true inside story of their son’s life and struggles, his tragic death, and the transformative movement for justice and healing that grew from that tragedy,” according to a press release.


“It first brings Trayvon back to life as the full, three-dimensional, complex kid he was, through his parents’ eyes,” [editor Christopher] Jackson told the Hollywood Reporter about the book. “And then to the dark and confusing days following his death, which slowly transform into the blossoming of a powerful, historic movement for change and healing that we’re still watching unfold five years later. Everyone who’s been reading the manuscript is in tears by the second chapter.”

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