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Jay Z plans Trayvon Martin TV sequence and movie

Jay Z and Trayvon Martin

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Jay Z received a fierce bidding warfare for 2 books concerning the Trayvon Martin case

The capturing of black teenager Trayvon Martin by a US neighbourhood watchman sparked a heated debate about racial profiling and using deadly power.

That case is destined to remain within the public eye after hip-hop mogul Jay Z purchased the rights to 2 books concerning the 17-year-old’s demise in 2012.

Variety reports that he has teamed up with producer Harvey Weinstein to make a six-part documentary concerning the case.

In response to Selection, there are additionally plans to make a story characteristic movie.

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George Zimmerman was discovered not responsible in 2013

Martin was shot useless in February 2012 whereas strolling via a gated neighborhood in a suburb of Orlando, Florida.

Neighbourhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman claimed he had acted in self-defence and was later acquitted of second-degree homicide.

One of many books Jay Z has purchased the rights to is Suspicion Nation: The Inside Story of the Trayvon Martin Injustice and Why We Proceed to Repeat It, by creator and legal professional Lisa Bloom.

The opposite – Relaxation in Energy: The Enduring Lifetime of Trayvon Martin – is by Martin’s mother and father, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin.


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