The Trayvon Martin Killing, Explained

Photos by Jerome Horton (Martin) and Seminole County Sheriff’s Office/Zuma Press (Zimmerman)This explainer has been regularly updated; click here for the most recent post. Or read on for a primer. On the evening of February 26, Trayvon Martin—an unarmed 17-year-old African American student—was confronted, shot, and killed near his home by George Zimmerman, a neighborhood … Continue reading The Trayvon Martin Killing, Explained