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
Enduring life of Trayvon Martin
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Contributor
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"When Trayvon Martin took his last walk down a Florida street on a cool February evening in 2012, he was just another American teenager, heading home with candy and a soda, talking on the phone with a friend, and dreaming of the future. By the end of the night he was dead--gunned down by a neighborhood watchman. Within weeks his name would be on the lips of a President and the movement for justice in his case would spread all over the country. Today his name is still evoked -- in the media, by artists like Beyonce and Frank Ocean in their work, and by presidential candidates--and his iconic photo, a boy in a hoodie, gazing at the camera, has been seen all over the world. But who was Trayvon Martin before he became, in death, an icon? And how did one black child's death on a dark street in a small Florida suburb become the match that lit a movement? Rest in Power, told through the alternating narratives of his parents, will for the first time answer those questions from the most intimate sources. The book will take us beyond the news cycle, controversies, and familiar images to give their deeper account: The story of the beautiful and complex child they lost, the grief and confusion that followed, the cruel unresponsiveness of the police and the hostility of the legal system, and how these two humble, hardworking parents, powered by love for their lost son, made his life matter, even in death."--Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
TLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fulton, Sybrina
Dewey number
  • 362.88/130922759
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV6533.F6
LC item number
F85 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Martin, Tracy
  • OverDrive, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Martin, Trayvon
  • Martin, Tracy
  • Fulton, Sybrina
  • Homicide
  • Murder victims' families
  • African American teenage boys
  • African American parents
  • Parental grief
  • Racial profiling in law enforcement
  • United States
Label
Rest in power : the enduring life of Trayvon Martin, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin
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Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812997248
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
DD4A128B-EE00-4C03-B8B8-28BBE0EA5C8B
System control number
  • (TLC)erc0000514017
  • 1581105
Label
Rest in power : the enduring life of Trayvon Martin, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin
Link
Publication
Note
Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812997248
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
DD4A128B-EE00-4C03-B8B8-28BBE0EA5C8B
System control number
  • (TLC)erc0000514017
  • 1581105

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