Trayvon Martin’s mother pushing for change on 12th anniversary of son’s death

Monday is the 12th anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s fatal shooting in Sanford, Florida, at the hands of George Zimmerman, and Sybrina Fulton, Martin’s mother, said she is still fighting for change.

“I still remember that I was in disbelief. Even though it’s almost 12 years, it seems like it was a few years ago,” Fulton said in a recent interview, recalling the night her son died while making his way home from a convenience store, according to a report.

“This guy chased my son,” she added, referring to Zimmerman, who was acquitted of second-degree murder after the shooting.

Following the incident that took her son and sparked racial debates across the nation, Fulton launched the nonprofit Trayvon Martin Foundation.

The purpose of the foundation is to offer emotional and financial support to
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