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HBCU to Confer Posthumous Aviation Degree on Trayvon Martin

Were he not killed by a vigilante, the aspiring pilot would likely be graduating from college this spring.

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Teen Says Sybrina Fulton Praised Her Prom Dress Featuring a Tribute to Trayvon Martin

Milan Bolden-Morris' dress included the likeness of Fulton's son, Trayvon Martin, alongside those of other Black people killed by police and White vigilantes.

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Jay Z and Harvey Weinstein to Bring Trayvon Martin's Story to Film and TV

The duo behind "TIME: The Kalief Browder Story" acquired the rights to two books about Martin, including his parents' recent memoir. They plan to turn them into a narrative film and docuseries.

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Trayvon Martin's Parents Consider Run for Political Office

Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin's memoir, "Rest In Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin," is now available.

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WATCH: Latest #MannequinChallenge Video Highlights Police Brutality

Creator and Vine star Simone Shepherd depicts the deaths of Sandra Bland, Philando Castile and Alton Sterling.

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The 13 Most Badass Moments From Every Episode of 'Luke Cage'

Because we love you—and “Luke Cage” star Mike Colter—the Colorlines staff binged the entire season of this epic new edition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Here are the sexiest, craziest and otherwise Luke Cage-iest moments from each episode of season one.

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Trayvon Martin Memoir to Hit Shelves in January

Martin's parents, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, wrote "Rest In Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin" to explore their child's life—and death.

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Frank Ocean's New Albums Didn't Shake the World, and That's Totally Fine

Despite the anticipation and repeated delays for what became “blond” and “Endless,” does Frank Ocean owe any more than what he delivered?

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Beyoncé Honors Mothers of the Movement, Crushes 'Lemonade' Hits at MTV Video Music Awards

Plus, Rihanna took home the Video Vanguard Award, Kanye West spoke (a lot) and more from the VMAs. 

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Mothers of the Movement Say Hillary Clinton is Unafraid to #SayTheirNames

Nine women—the mothers of Sandra Bland, Trayvon Martin and more—took to the stage at the DNC to endorse the candidate they feel cares the most about Black lives.

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Out of Despair, Hope: The 3rd Anniversary of #BlackLivesMatter, Zimmerman Acquittal

Where were you when George Zimmerman walked free after killing Trayvon Martin?

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Some Numbers to Understand How Guns and Racism Go Hand in Hand

As seen with Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, a Black man with a gun can lead an officer to kill him instantly. The same can't be said for White men.

Gun Used to Kill Trayvon Martin Auctioned Off for $138,900

It has not yet been confirmed that the bid, placed by “John Smith,” is legitimate.

UPDATE: The Gun George Zimmerman Used to Kill Trayvon Martin Offered for Auction, Then Removed From Site

Bidding will start at $5,000 for the gun that he used to kill the unarmed 17-year-old.

Beyoncé Spills Some 'Lemonade,' Stops The World

Fans can now access both the visual and audio album via iTunes and Tidal. 

Trayvon Martin Would Have Turned 21 Today

He had just celebrated his 17th birthday when George Zimmerman shot and killed him.

#TBT: Today Marks 17 Years Since NYPD Officers Killed Amadou Diallo

His family is still fighting against police violence. 

Kendrick Lamar's Reaction to Police Brutality: 'Rage Is The Perfect Word for It'

In XXL's latest issue,  the superstar speaks candidly about his own experiences with state violence. 

#LastWords Project Chronicles Last Words of Unarmed Black Men and Boys

Shirin Barghi's #LastWords project chronicles the final words of unarmed black men and boys.

ICYMI: Jay Z Calls Out Tidal Competitors, Name Checks Trayvon Martin and Freddie Gray in Freestyle

The music-streaming service owner also criticizes black people who are skeptical of his new effort but support Nike, Apple and Spotify