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After Trayvon Martin, Crump became civil rights go-to lawyer

Feb. 26, 2022 08:35 AM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Before Trayvon Martin, George Floyd, Michael Brown, Breonna Taylor and other Black people died at the hands of white police officers or self-appointed vigilantes, there was Martin Lee Anderson. Anderson, a 14-year-old Black teenager, died in 2006 after he was...

Trayvon Martin 10th anniversary: A look at the players

Feb. 24, 2022 17:42 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Trayvon Martin was visiting his father in Sanford, Florida, when the 17-year-old Black teen was fatally shot Feb. 26, 2012, during a confrontation with George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer. Zimmerman claimed self-defense and was later acquitted during a jury...