Skip to comments.Trayvon Martin's parents visit Birmingham, march to King statue in Kelly Ingram Park
Posted on 05/03/2012 4:16:43 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- The parents of slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin arrived in Birmingham today, spoke briefly this afternoon in front of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute in downtown Birmingham and walked with a group of about 50 people to the King statue in Kelly Ingram Park.
"We are going through a lot but it's good to know we have a lot of people standing with us," said Martin's mother, Sybrina Fulton.
Martin's father, Tracy Martin, thanked the City of Birmingham for making his son an honorary citizen in a vote by the City Council. "Most of all I'd like to thank you for making Trayvon a citizen of Birmingham," Martin said. "Birmingham is definitely our home as well."
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Just your typical, average American family dealing with the loss of a family member by traveling the country and participating in political activism.
Shades of Cindy Sheehan. She set the standard.
I hear George Zimmerman is having a summit meeting with Ted Nugent
They have a lot of innocent blood on their racist hands.
Something tells me these people don’t have jobs.
MLK would be embarrassed.
What I think of that Martin woman, who copyrighted her thug-punk’s name, isn’t printable.
I think she’s a vile, small-souled, mean-spirited, racist, rabble-rousing, hatred-inciting, miserable, worthless bitch ... which makes her deceased whelp a son-of-a-bitch.
These parents were not together when Trayvon was alive. In fact, Trayvon was in Florida staying at the house of his dad’s live-in girlfriend. So why are they all of a sudden a family again?
So why are they all of a sudden a family again?
The possibility of a big civil settlement has a way of bringing families back together, I guess.
Don’t they work?
“Something tells me these people dont have jobs.’
You are right. They quit them weeks ago. Now they are well paid professional victims with potential incomes in the six figures.
YEP! They be looking for the Big Bucks by exploiting the death of their son. Sad! It was instigated by Al $harpton and Je$$e Jack$son. All of them be looking for a pay day.
They don't want people ask why Trayvon was SENT to live with Daddy/Fiance. Imagine if Mr. Martin had sent Trayvon to live with daddy because he was uncontrollable and 'this close' to being expelled from school.
Maybe she figured he would be safer with his dad, and that his dad could straighten him out. Maybe she just wanted him out of 'her' house.
The parents had no problem when this first happened. It wasn't until about a month later, when someone in media/politics fed the incident to the big boys, that they protested the actions of the police.
It is now just a circus sideshow.
Don’t these people have jobs? I can’t go demonstrate anywhere because I have a job and gotta’ go to work! My God! Where do they get the time and money to go piss people off?
Skittles’ old folks trying to gin up some sympathy bucks, I see.
While the Zimmerman/Martin white on black killing is covered 24/7 on the MSM with an outpouring of rage and charges of a racial hate crime, where is the concern- where is the rage about the home invasion, torture, beating, rape and murder of the elderly white couple by a gang of feral blacks in Tulsa,Oklahoma just a few weeks ago?
The 90 year old war veteran husband was beaten and his jaw broken. He was shot in the face numerous times with a BB gun and sent to the hospital in critical condition.
The 85 year old partially blind wife was RAPED and then BEATEN TO DEATH.
Can you just imagine the pain, the humiliation, the horror that dear old lady experienced being gang raped by that pack of feral animals?
(the autopsy states she was raped. Dont think all of these animals didnt all participate)
And can you imagine the pain, the horror of that dear old husband having to witness this?
Theres a lot more involved here than a home invasion and robbery.
WHERE ARE THE CHARGES OF A RACIAL HATE CRIME??
90 year old husbands jaw broken and shot in face with a BB gun numerous times?
85 wife year old semi blind wife RAPED and BEATEN to death??
Why does it take a foreign press to enlighten America as to this henious crime?
WHERE IS THE NATIONAL OUTRAGE?
Have they caught the rest of the gang of feral blacks who raped, tortured and murdered this elderly woman? Are they even looking? Not a word about it in the media.
Did they beat up anyone?
Please click the link.
The Republic you save may be your own.
Ted is a conservative not a racist. Aren’t you confused? Your use of the word swine seems to indicate you have close personal, intimate knowledge of the species.
Newbie ad homineum attack alert.
Cindy was a liberal, but not a racist. I don't know about Ted, but it looks like he's traveling around in a way he never did before Trayvon's death. I maintain that the standard for becoming politically well-known after a family member's death was Cindy Sheehan.
What makes you say that Ted is a conservative, or did you just join FR to hurl insults?
Puhleeze! Next thing you know Obama is gonna make Trayvon honorary president for a day.
Maybe they save up sick days and vacation days just in case they need to rabble rouse and get interviewed by media and sit next to Rev. Jackass and Rev. not-so-sharp Sharpton.
Has the Navy named a new ship after Trayvonne yet?
And how do you know this, N00b?
:sniff, sniff: - so far you aren’t passing the smell test.
That is the pic I was looking for an couldn’t find. Thanks, DF
I'm not sure they ever were a family. Were Trayvon's parents ever married? I'm not sure they were.
Meanwhile, the grieving parents of murdered white student, John Sanderson, had dinner at McDonalds. The three black guys who killed him had no comment.