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The Resource Rest in power : the enduring life of Trayvon Martin, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin

Rest in power : the enduring life of Trayvon Martin, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin

Label
Rest in power : the enduring life of Trayvon Martin
Title
Rest in power
Title remainder
the enduring life of Trayvon Martin
Statement of responsibility
Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin
Title variation
  • Rest in power
  • Enduring life of Trayvon Martin
Title variation remainder
a parents' story of love, injustice, and the birth of a movement
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"On a February evening in 2012, in a small town in central Florida, seventeen-year-old Trayvon Martin was walking home with candy and a can of juice in hand and talking on the phone with a friend when a fatal encounter with a gun-wielding neighborhood watchman ended his young life. The watchman was briefly detained by the police and released. Trayvon's father--a truck driver named Tracy--tried to get answers from the police but was shut down and ignored. Trayvon's mother, a civil servant for the city of Miami, was paralyzed by the news of her son's death and lost in mourning, unable to leave her room for days. But in a matter of weeks, their son's name would be spoken by President Obama, honored by professional athletes, and passionately discussed all over traditional and social media. And at the head of a growing nationwide campaign for justice were Trayvon's parents, who--driven by their intense love for their lost son--discovered their voices, gathered allies, and launched a movement that would change the country. Five years after his tragic death, Trayvon Martin's name is still evoked every day. He has become a symbol of social justice activism, as has his hauntingly familiar image: the photo of a child still in the process of becoming a young man, wearing a hoodie and gazing silently at the camera. But who was Trayvon Martin, before he became, in death, an icon? And how did one black child's death on a dark, rainy street in a small Florida town become the match that lit a civil rights crusade? Rest in Power, told through the compelling alternating narratives of Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, answers, for the first time, those questions from the most intimate of sources. It's the story of the beautiful and complex child they lost, the cruel unresponsiveness of the police and the hostility of the legal system, and the inspiring journey they took from grief and pain to power, and from tragedy and senselessness to meaning."--Dust jacket
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
GKX
Dewey number
  • 305.896/073092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
E185.97.M372
LC item number
F85 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Rest in power : the enduring life of Trayvon Martin, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sybrina : Our Lives Before -- Tracy : February 26, 2012-February 27, 2012 -- Sybrina : February 27, 2012 -- Tracy : February 27, 2012-March 8, 2012 -- Sybrina : February 27, 2012-March 8, 2012 -- Tracy : February 29, 2012-March 9, 2012 -- Sybrina : March 9, 2012-March 16, 2012 -- Tracy : March 16, 2012-March 21, 2012 -- Sybrina : March 22, 2012--March 26, 2012 -- Tracy : March 27, 2012-July 6, 2012 -- Sybrina : March 12, 2013-July 27, 2013 -- Tracy : June 28, 2013-July 10, 2013 -- Sybrina : July 12, 2013
Control code
ocn964931089
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 331 pages
Isbn
9780812997231
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Rest in power : the enduring life of Trayvon Martin, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sybrina : Our Lives Before -- Tracy : February 26, 2012-February 27, 2012 -- Sybrina : February 27, 2012 -- Tracy : February 27, 2012-March 8, 2012 -- Sybrina : February 27, 2012-March 8, 2012 -- Tracy : February 29, 2012-March 9, 2012 -- Sybrina : March 9, 2012-March 16, 2012 -- Tracy : March 16, 2012-March 21, 2012 -- Sybrina : March 22, 2012--March 26, 2012 -- Tracy : March 27, 2012-July 6, 2012 -- Sybrina : March 12, 2013-July 27, 2013 -- Tracy : June 28, 2013-July 10, 2013 -- Sybrina : July 12, 2013
Control code
ocn964931089
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 331 pages
Isbn
9780812997231
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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