Sybrina Fulton, Trayvon Martin’s mom, to run for office in Florida

Sybrina Fulton, Trayvon Martin’s mom, to run for office in Florida
Sybrina Fulton. CBS News video

[Ed. – Good luck to her.  She’ll be running in Miami-Dade County, apparently.  The 2012 incident between Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman was in Seminole County, in the town of Sanford.]

The mother of Trayvon Martin says she is running for Miami-Dade County Commissioner, CBS Miami reports. Sybrina Fulton will launch her campaign for the District 1 seat Monday afternoon.

Fulton co-founded the Miami Gardens-based Trayvon Martin Foundation following her son’s deadly encounter with George Zimmerman in 2012.

Fulton says since her son’s death, she has advocated to make South Florida communities safer.

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Some of the other issues she wants to take on include affordable living and wages.

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