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.
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